A sustainable planning approach for science parks: The case of the Southern Taiwan Science Park

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

This study addresses the new challenges facing the planning confliction for science parks and how it may be solved in a sustainable way in the case of the Southern Taiwan Southern Park (STSP). From the sustainable perspective, the problems can be classified into three parts. Firstly, the site is located in a low-lying area with flooding problems, which is also a historical area with high-valued cultural assets. Secondly, the semiconductor industries developing successfully in the northern region could not be embedded in local economic development; in contrast to TFT-LCD, they can already compete with other well-performing industries that have been developed over the past 20 years. Thirdly, there is a trend that science parks could be a growth-pole to accelerate regional development, but when this was put into practice, it interfered with local and central government's resource-seeking confliction and integration problems. In general, most of the problems are unanticipated and solved through learning by doing. In this paper, we conceptualize the process of how to govern the formation of the STSP, propose five important factors for the practical planning works, and hope this experience could be an important model for future planning.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Development and Planning IV
PublisherWITPress
Pages141-150
Number of pages10
Volume120
ISBN (Print)9781845641818
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan 1
Event4th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning, Sustainable Development 2009 - , Cyprus
Duration: 2009 May 132009 May 15

Other

Other4th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning, Sustainable Development 2009
CountryCyprus
Period09-05-1309-05-15

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A sustainable planning approach for science parks: The case of the Southern Taiwan Science Park'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this