POY 2018: Inclined Elevators

The Taipa Houses‐Museum is a tourist attraction on Taipa island of Macao. The museum complex consists of five houses, which were originally the residences of senior Macao officials during the Portuguese colonial era. They were built in 1921 and transformed into the Houses‐Museum complex in 1992. The government created a multicultural leisure area and built a platform for showcasing the culture of Portuguese‐speaking countries and international cultural exchange, which was opened to the public in 1999. To enhance the important historical and cultural Macao architecture, the surrounding environment of the Taipa Houses‐Museum was optimized in the interest of preserving the original characteristics of the buildings.

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The inclined elevator.