University students provide face-lift to veteran’s area

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Professor Chen Chi-peng (陳其澎) and students from the Interior Design Department at Chung Yuan Christian University (中原大學) have entered their second year of the community-building project in Jincheng community (金城社區). In Jincheng Street, the main road in Jincheng community, it is common to see old veterans casually walking and chatting in the middle of the street around the traditional grocery store - which doubles as a community center - a cozy little corner of Jincheng community. The grocery store was established over twenty years ago, and has a roof to shelter visitors from the rain, which many explain why it’s become such a popular community gathering spot, especially on rainy days! After discussions with residents, students working under the banner, "I Love Bade Jincheng Workstation”, planned to first clean up the area before giving the walls a new lick of paint. Finally, they wanted to put up a discussion board to advertise all the local happenings in Jincheng.

Panic set in when on the day of the event, - Saturday, November 17 – the rain began to lash down relentlessly, causing leaks to appear in the roof of the grocery store. At first light students braved the heavy rain in an attempt to fix the leaks, but it was as though the heavens had opened, and their attempts were all to no avail. However, with the enthusiastic backing and support of local residents, students were determined to push on with the event - a mission to beautify the area. Residents not only helped out with the work, but a few days after the activity, one resident kindly covered the concrete curb with ceramic tiles, transforming it into a perfect stool, and the grocery store owner mended the roof leaks. As we witnessed residents taking even more interest in the community, we were sure that the activity had helped deepen the their sense of community. The future, the team also plans to improve the living environment of the community elderly, improving accessibility, and making Jincheng a better place to live.

 

University students provide face-lift to veteran’s area (by CJ CJ bdjc)

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大學生發揮所學 為榮民社區聚會場域換新妝(八德金城工作站)

中原大學室內設計系,由教授陳其澎所帶領的學生團隊,在金城社區從事社區營造的工作已經邁入第二年。在金城社區最主要的道路「金城街」,常看見榮民伯伯們散步與聊天,而街道中間有個傳統的柑仔店,柑仔店是社區中心,是金城生活溫馨的小角落。柑仔店成立二十幾年,在上方也搭建了一個遮雨棚,有許多居民喜歡聚集在此,即使是下雨天,還是可以出來坐坐。「我愛八德金城工作站」的學生們,期望能將這塊區域整理一番、粉刷牆面,並且和居民討論後,決定設立一個佈告欄,讓金城大小事能在這裡發酵。

2012年11月17日星期六,活動當日,下了一場大雨讓學生十分擔心,棚子與牆面交界處始終有漏水的疑慮,學生一大早七點爬上屋頂抓漏水,雨勢卻無情的越加猛烈,差點就要放棄。幸好,居民的支持是學生最大的動力,活動沒有延期,居民也熱情踴躍參與,大家努力粉刷牆面,讓家園變的更美麗。活動期間,許多居民都加入了幫忙的工作;而活動結束幾天後,有居民主動將下方臺階鋪上磁磚,讓大家可以當椅子坐,柑仔店老闆娘也把原先的漏水處補起來了。看見居民們自主的改善自己的家園,我們更了解到,居民對於社區的認同感加深了。未來,團隊也計畫能改善社區老人家的居住環境,提供無障礙的安全住宅,讓金城社區更美好。

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