A Study on the Preservation and Reuse of Old Kaohsiung Railway Station

  • 江 岳翰

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


This study is about the historic building preservation and reuse It is mainly based on the Kaohsiung Railway Station which built during the Japanese occupation period (1941) In 2002 in response to the renovation of Kaohsiung's new railway station the original station hall building was relocated to its current location (the base moved 82 meters to the southeast) In 2003 it was designated as a historical building in the following year and officially opened with the "Kaohsiung Vision Pavilion" The type shows Kaohsiung's railway development history; in 2014 the Railway Reconstruction Engineering Bureau built the Kaohsiung Railway Station as the “Kaohsiung Railway Underground Exhibition Hall” and set up the first exhibition hall for the underground railway engineering in Taiwan and it is expected to be relocated back to 2023 "About the original base" (on the original road axis) is saved The study takes Kaohsiung Railway Station as an example takes a building type as a “station” in the building hierarchy and is the relocation record of the largest building in Taiwan Discussing the methods of building preservation and building reuse after the relocation of historic buildings For reference to relevant literature or design
Date of Award2019
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorPing-Sheng Wu (Supervisor)

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