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Waiting for regeneration

LocationTaipei , Taiwan
University/SchoolNational Taiwan University of Science and Technology
PhotographerChao-Chun Kung

From the 1980s to the 2000s, Taiwan underwent a series of political reforms and economic construction. At this time, economic development became a model for many developing countries. In the 1990s, the stock market and investment boomed, and cities across Taiwan built a large number of shopping malls. However, in the past two decades, convenience supermarkets have gradually replaced traditional small retailers with excellent convenience, retail industry facing an unprecedented shock. Today, a large number of deserted malls are facing a crisis of transformation.