Qianshan Park Receives Recognition from IFLA Asia Pac Landscape Architecture Awards 2017
The renovation project of Yangmingshan Qianshan Park implemented by the Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) has claimed the Honorable Mention of the IFLA Asia-Pac Landscape Architecture Awards 2017 in the Parks and Open Space Category!Boasting a plethora of ecological resources and hot spring characteristics, Qianshan Park suffered from damage to its environment due to outdated facilities. Following renovation, the park has been rejuvenated and restored its charisma as a recreational venue that prides itself in possessing both natural landscape and gardens with humanistic elements, noted Parks and Street Lights Office Director Huang Li-yuan.Taiwan Institute of Landscape Architects President Wang Kuang-yu pointed out that the island has lots of outstanding landscape designers. He called on the government to help introduce Taiwan’s landscaping talent to international platforms, allowing the world to see the island’s landscaping prowess. The International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) is an organization representing the landscape architectural profession globally. IFLA consists of five regional groups, spanning the Americas, Africa, Asian-Pacific, and Middle East. Taiwan is one of the 14 members of IFLA Asia-Pacific.