Funmix Shopping Centre| Beijing China | LSA Design

November 26, 2015,AEDT

The recently completed Funmix Shopping Centre has become a benchmark commercial project highlighting a commitment in China, by many experienced developers, to the improvement of the social landscapes in and around retail zones of China.  

Wenying Lake | Datong China | AECOM

April 17, 2013,AEDT

The Wenying Lake reservoir, also known as the “Mother Lake”, is the most important water supply for the ancient city of Datong. With a massive increase in urban development since the 1980’s, the once plentiful lake waters have been depleted, draining the site not only of water, but natural ecosystems | Read More

Path Garden | Beijing China | Christopher Counts Studio with Jay Lee

April 3, 2013,AEDT

The ‘Path Garden’ is designed to inspire visitors with a playful sense of wonder, excitement, and discovery. The engine of this design is a vertically and horizontally exaggerated path that guides visitors through a cinematic arrangement of bold chromatic juxtapositions of plants, water, topography, and garden structures typically experienced in larger landscapes.

SOM wins Beijing Bohai Innovation City Master Plan Competition

February 23, 2012,AEDT

A new model of compact, environmentally enhanced urban design by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) for the rapid development of satellite cities along Chinese high speed rail corridors has won an international design competition with its Beijing Bohai Innovation City master plan. The winning SOM plan leverages the economic and | Read More

China to create megacity with 42 million residents *UPDATE*

January 30, 2011,AEDT

*UPDATE* The report that Guangdong planned to create a megacity is ‘false’ according to Guangdong government officials. The plan is to strength the transport links and public services between the cities. The government under the formal ‘outline’ plan from 2008 will develop three economic circles Guangfozhao (Guangzhou, Foshan and Zhaoqing), | Read More

Land News 16 Nov 2010

November 16, 2010,AEDT

Students plan West Campus – Yale News Two landscape management courses (Ecological Urbanism and Management Plans for Protected Areas) in the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies are developing plans this semester to make West Campus — Yale’s burgeoning site in West Haven for science research and the arts — | Read More

Beijing to build six lakes and two wetlands

March 3, 2010,AEDT

Beijng is planning to build six lakes and two wetlands along the currently dry Yongding River (known as the Mother River of Beijing). Part of the river flows for 170 kilometres through several districts of Beijing. The six lakes to be constructed are Mencheng Lake, Lianshi Lake, Xiaoyue Lake, Wanping | Read More

UNStudio win Beijing Creative Zone competition

November 17, 2009,AEDT

UNStudio has been awarded 1st prize in the recent competition for the masterplan of the Beijing River Creative Zone, located in Yanqing, 200km from Beijing. From the nine projects presented (Foster+Partners (UK), Zaha Hadid (UK), Atelier d’Architecture Christian de Portzamparc (FR), AS. Architecture-Studio (FR), Beijing Tsinghua Urban Planning &Design Institute | Read More

Beijing CBD expansion plan to be chosen this year

October 13, 2009,AEDT

Beijing City government has placed seven alternative design for the Beijing CBD public display. Beginning yesterday they were opened for public comment as apart of a six-day CBD International Business Festival.  A plan will be selected by the end of this year for planning and implementation. The masterplans were submitted | Read More