If the words "hotel function room" conjure up for you a windowless, rectangular space with demountable walls, low ceilings and shocking carpets, then take a look at what's on offer at the Grand Hyatt Taipei, tel: (886-2) 2720 1234. The 856-room property recently unveiled what it terms a "multi-event venue," in steel, stone and glass, flexible enough to accommodate everything from intimate dinner parties up to product launches or big corporate talkfests. The gleaming open kitchens are among many original touches, and the venue's artwork—everything from Yuan Dynasty calligraphy to a huge sculpture by Korean artist Lee Jae Hyo—is chosen...
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