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Hongqiao Business District, Shanghai, China

Tuesday 15 May 2012
 

As good as gold in Shanghai

 
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BDP-designed glittering new business district planned for Golden Kingdom 


BDP has won an international competition to design a new business district in a key strategic transportation location in Shanghai. The Hongqiao business district, for client Golden Kingdom, will comprise 350,000 sq m of office, retail and landscape within close proximity to Shanghai’s main railway station and its main domestic airport.

It is approximately 17km from Pudong, the existing business district in Shanghai, and will create an environment which is very different in character being a low rise development with a maximum of eight storeys.

The new development is part of a flexible mixed use, mixed density master plan which allows for future growth and encourages innovation. Key drivers in the design are the natural and climatic assets of the site and location, and their optimisation in creating sustainable design solutions.

BDP’s design follows the principle of ‘creating places for people’ and carves up a large urban block into a human scale development taking into account pedestrian flow, natural light and wind paths. Office accommodation is placed around the edge of the development, with the commercial spaces at street level toward the centre to create a dynamic entertainment focus where interaction can take place.

BDP is architect and specialist services which include sustainability, acoustics, landscape, lighting and structural engineer for the project which is expected to start on site in September this year.

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