Groundbreaking Event Held for Guangci Public Housing Project Section D, E
Mayor Ko Wen-je attended the groundbreaking ceremony for sections D and E of the Guangci Public Housing Project in the morning of January 10.The scope of the new phase include two buildings – each with 27-stories and 4 basement floors, providing a total of 1,044 household units and space for social welfare-related functions. The project is slated for completion at the end of 2020.The mayor stressed again that the there are four major goals which the city is trying to achieve with its public housing projects: housing justice, urban aesthetics, development of smart city industry, and introduction of new social modes.He noted that the entire project is able to reach the stage of groundbreaking within 3 months after the commissioning stage last October, thanks to the hard work of the staff at the Department of Urban Development (UDD). This is a good example of improved administrative efficiency within the city government.According to Ko, UDD Commissioner Lin Jou-min expressed his confidence that the buildings will become Asia’s most beautiful public housing edifices upon completion. The mayor also expressed his gratitude to construction partners including Hwang Chang General Contractor Corporation, Continental Engineering Corporation, and Chunghwa Telecom for their involvement.