Project: Pangong Riverside Ecological Business District (Panggong EBD)
Award: Future Projects – Mixed use, Bronze, 2022
Location: Xiangyang, Hubei Province, China
Architect: WILCOTER x KCAP
Client: Xiangyang:Municipal People's Government
Pangong EBD is a new district which covers a 17.5 square kilometre area, bordering both a historical town, the Han River and the lush Xian Mountains. One of four new districts in Xiangyang it was pinpointed as an exemplary waterfront ecological business district for Middle China. The scheme aims to protect and maintain the area’s rich cultural and ecological assets to create a future-proof city that operates as a financial metropolitan gateway known for its innovation and green economy, and a cultural landmark with a lively, extensive waterfront connecting both the city's history and future.
The design team searched for the unique DNA of the city of Xiangyang to find patterns of urban creation and natural features rooted in the local area. With an ecological base and a human-centred approach, the design responds to the nature, history and future of Xiangyang.
Photo credit: Shanghai Jingzhou Architectural Design and Shenzhen TianShi Impression Digital Technology
- CONSULTANTS (ECO&WATER):
LYQW Ecology consultancy, Nengshi Zheng PADDI Environmental Consulting.
Xiangyang Natural Resources And Planning Bureau
Wuhan Planning & Design Institute
Xiangyang City Planning and Design Institute Co.
- RENDERING TEAM:
Shanghai Jingzhou Architectural Design Co., Ltd
Shenzhen TianShi Impression Digital Technology Co.
Guangzhou Frontop Computer Graphics Technology Co., Ltd
Guangzhou Sunshine Impression Digital Technology Co., Ltd.