Article: How Taipei’s Mayor designed a newly liveable city


From a Trauma doctor, famed in the Organ Transplant protocols in Taiwan, and an expert in ECMO – Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Prof. Ko managed his way into the Taiwan political scene, with beautiful report cards since his terms in office.

He is a mayor that listens to the people (through i-voting); he creates the ambient environment with the Taipei Soundscape project; and leveraged on Smart Technologies such as Wifi, e-payment, e-learning (its own version of Khan Academy), and a play for all playground.

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