Culture Connection & Research Building, Food Industry Research & Development Institute
The Culture Connection & Research Building is located in the back area of the Institute. The construction site was originally occupied by a factory and an athletic field. This new building has seven floors above ground and two below, housing a total floor area of 16,500 square meters. The building can be divided into sections A and B. Section A has two basement floors to accommodate mechanical/electrical rooms, storage, and cultural areas. The seven floors above ground consist of laboratories, culture room, cold storage, offices, etc. The total construction cost of section A is approximately NT$285,000,000. The scheduled completion date is April, 1995.
In section B, the first four floors house the pilot plant, the fifth to seventh floors contain laboratories and analytical areas. The total construction cost for section B was approximately NT$73,690,000. Construction of Section B was completed in December, 1993.