The present picture of Youchang Junior High School.<br />The old picture of Youchang Junior High School.<br />
There were many farms near Youchang Junior High Schoolbefore.<br />
The modern gym<br />of YJHS nearly.<br />The PE class in<br />Youchang Junior High School<br /> thirty years ago.<br />The playground<br />of YJHS nearly.<br />The playground<br />of YJHS 30 years ago.<br />
YouchangYuanshuai Temple<br />It is said that Yuanshuai Temple was first built in 1661, when some soldiers were sent to set up a camp named “the Right Camp” in Youchang area by Jheng Cheng-gong of the Ming Dynasty. <br />In order to inspire and encourage all the soldiers to follow the example of General Xie, this temple was built as the faith center of all the soldiers. <br />Besides, the ancestors of six families – Yuan, Chen, Fang, Lin, Hou, and Cai, were also worshiped here in the temple. This is why there are now so many people of these six family names in Youchang area.<br />
For the past three hundred years, this temple has been damaged and when the temple was rebuilt, believers donated stone carvings to express their sincere belief in General Xie.<br />The present Yuanshuai Temple was rebuilt in 1948 and came out with the magnificent style and features. <br />
On the left wall of the temple is a stele “Feng Shi Li Jin” proclaiming an order that nobody is allowed to rob or steal possessions from villagers, or he will be severely punished. There are also all kinds of relief fine arts or stone carvings in the temple. Any one of them will impress you very much. <br />
Youchang Yuanshuai Temple<br />In the middle of the temple is a incense burner. In the back yard are placed historic relics – old bell and stone blocks, which was used to make sugar from sugar canes in the past period. <br />
Youchang Yuanshuai Temple<br />Believers only need to prepare joss sticks and fruit when they come to Yuanshuiai Temple for worship. <br />
Yang’s Historic House<br /><ul><li>The Yang Family is a prominent family in Youchang area.
Their ancestors followed Jheng Cheng-Gong and came to Taiwan three hundred years ago.
The Yang family has an important status in the developing history of Youchang.</li></li></ul><li>Yang’s Historic House<br /><ul><li>The people who got scholarly honor and official rank in the times of imperial examination could build their houses like temples with left and right ridges raising like the tails of swallows. Yang’s Historic House is “a house with flying ridges.”
A house with flying ridges is the residence of high officials in Cing Dynasty.
Yang’s Historic House is “a house with flying ridges.”</li></li></ul><li>Yang’s Historic House<br /><ul><li>Yang’s Historic House was built in 1883. It has been about 100 years since it was built.
On the lintel of the hall, the stone plaque, “Siyoung Di Tong Ke,” （The Brothers with the Same Official Rank）is still hanged high over there.
The family discipline is still hanged on the wall of the hall to teach later generations.</li></li></ul><li>Yang’s Historic House<br />After appreciating the elegant scenery of the historic house, you can go to the back yard. You can see “Jiyuyang stone,” which is a standard stone used to give a test to military officers. The brothers of the Yang family used it to practice wushu in those days. <br />
Fude Temple (Earth God Temple)<br />Location：No.143, Guangchang St., Nanzih District, Kaohsiung City &No.7, Lane 143, Lanchang Rd., Nanzih District, Kaohsiung City<br />
Fude Temple (Earth God Temple)<br />There are two Earth God Temples in Youchang area. <br /> “Sanjia Fude Temple” and the other is “Yijia Fude Temple.” (Fude is the name of Earth God)<br />“Spring Worship & Autumn Repayment” is a traditional activity of agricultural society. Farmers generally think that Earth God dominates the land, and they will have a good harvest with his blessings.<br />
Fude Temple (Earth God Temple)<br />Fude Temple has a lot of believers. The inscribed board hang high up the main hall is getting dark because of the smoke from the believers’ joss sticks.<br />
Fude Temple (Earth God Temple)<br />The present Fude Temple has a magnificent exterior.<br />Left: The entrance to Fude Temple.<br />Right: A wall with fine carvings outside the tem<br />
Sanshan Temple<br />The past Sanshan Temple<br />Respected as“Wang Ye Gong”by the residents in this area.<br />Because some soldiers for the sake of appeasing their emotion, a suggestion was done – to build San Shan Temple and the main god in the temple was of course from their hometown.<br />
Sanshan Temple<br />Sanshan Gods, which means three gods of mountains, allegedly refers to the three mountain gods in Jin Mt., Ming Mt., and Du Mt., Guang Dong Province.<br /> Generally speaking, they are believed to have the great magic power to help people calm down the disorder. <br />And the new Sanshan Temple is being bulitnow.<br />
The area surrounding the National Stadium of Sports Affairs Council was designed as a green-landscaping park in order to improve the environment with well-conserved ecological systems.
With the landscaping integrated with the National Stadium, citizens coming here will also be attracted by the natural environment and the beauty of the stadium building.</li></ul>forum.pchome.com.tw/content/56/21984 <br />
Building Highlights<br />OPEN STADIUM<br />The National Stadium is an architectural structure with the entrance facing south; such open space planning for stadiums is rare worldwide and conveys a cordial feeling in warmly welcoming all visitors. <br />Also thanks to its openness, the stadium is harmoniously integrated within its encircling environment.<br />http://kcginfo.kcg.gov.tw/pic/pic_d.php?id=637&kno=1<br />
Building Highlights<br /><ul><li>SPIRAL CONTINUUM
The spiral continuum is a rarity among the finished architectural cases worldwide. The spiral continuum is quite common in nature, such as the spiral patterns of shells that record their growth.
Nowadays, advances in computing technology have made it possible to design complex structures and the spiral continuum accordingly could be constructed.
The main stadium is formed with a three-dimensional curved surface, perfectly linking the overall space and the building structure, as well as conveying the vibrancy characterizing the stadium.</li></ul>www.flickr.com/.../delta_foundation/3184401884/ <br />
The National Stadium<br />Solar Cells Application<br />
Solar Cells Application<br /><ul><li>Its entire design is based on solar cell technology.
Due to the fact that long-hour solar energy resources can be easily employed in southern Taiwan, numerous solar panels were installed to generate electric power.
The capacity of electricity generation is about one million kilowatts.</li></ul>caudipteryx.pixnet.net/blog/post/23756600 <br />
Solar Cells Application<br /><ul><li>The designed grid-connected dual-input power supply system fed by solar energy was used.
The system funnels the excess power directly to the Taiwan Power Company. When the stadium hosts a major event, 70% of the solar power can be applied for the contest.
This architecture is the largest solar-energy generating stadium in the world.</li></li></ul><li>National University of Kaohsiung <br />Kaohsiung University Rd., Nanzih District, 811Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C.<br />
National University of Kaohsiung <br /><ul><li>The Water Land Park
Educational</li></li></ul><li>The Water Land Park<br />A water land park sits at the center of campus. Any one can freely sit on the bench close to the pound and have a leisure time for relaxing. <br />Teachers and students can get their inspiration from flowing water, miniature lakes and scenic beauty, and seek relaxation after a hard day's work<br />
Sports and Health Recreation Center<br /> The Sports and Health Recreation Center was established with the goals of promoting overall health and physical fitness awareness in southern Taiwan and nurturing future leaders in health, sports, and leisure management.<br />
Library and Information Building<br />NUK is a national university that combines library with computing center to form the Library and Information Center (LIC). The LIC began full operation in August, 2003.<br />
Library and Information Building<br /> In addition to the traditional library services, the Center incorporates computer systems, and multimedia resources to provide comprehensive online access and digital information services to students, faculty, and staff. It is also open to the local community in the hope of creating a life-long learning environment for all.<br />
Youchang<br /><ul><li>A Beautiful, Friendly, Modern, Prosperous place! </li></ul>I’m happy to live in such a wonderful paradise. After finishing the project, I know more about my hometown. <br /> I’d like to invite the foreign friends from different countries to visit Youchang. <br /> I hope you’ll enjoy my presentation and love the beauty of this area, Youchang.<br /> Welcome to join us!<br />