When we think about underground Metro Stations, the last thought that comes to mind is architecture design and interior design of the stations. There are some Train / Metro Stations around the world that are beautiful examples of how you can take an ordinary metro station and make it something special.
1. Formosa Boulevard Station, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Formosa Boulevard station is named after the Formosa Boulevard project, a remodelling of Kaohsiung’s Jhongshan Road in preparation for the 2009 World Games. The station is a three-level, underground station with an island platform and two side platforms. It is located at the junction of Jhongjheng and Jhongshan Road and has 11 exits. The Orange Line station is 334 metres long, while the Red Line station is 209 metres long.
The station is known for its “Dome of Light”, the largest glass work in the world. It was designed by Italian artist Narcissus Quagliata. It is 30 metres in diameter and covers an area of 2,180 square metres. It is made up of 4,500 glass panels. The dome will be offered as venues for weddings.