Thursday, May 7, 2009

Taiwan Underground FDC

Taiwan FDC
Name: Kaohsiung MRT
Date of Issue: 07 April 2008
Number: Sp. 530

Central Park Station (中央公園站)
This underground station comprises two levels, and the station's architecture blends into the landscape of adjacent Central Park. A gigantic canopy-like roof, which resembles a flying leaf, was constructed to cover the entrance. Conveying the design concept of "to soar," it demonstrates a robust and constant vitality.

NT$25.00: World Games Station (世運站)
Inspired by the special physical environment of Kaohsiung and meant to show the special characteristics of a harbor city, the central design concept of this elevated station focuses on sailing, and the station building resembles a ship, befitting a major center of international shipping.

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