Suzhou Center | Suzhou China | SWA

November 28, 2011,AEDT

SWA Group recently won an invited design competition for Suzhou Center, a 26.5-hectare site located in Suzhou’s still-developing Central Business District, with office, hotel, residential buildings, retail corridors, transit, roof gardens, canals and waterfront parks adjacent to historic Jinji Lake. The landmark Suzhou Center design, which is planned to break | 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

2010 IFLA Congress – Day 3

May 31, 2010,AEDT

IFLA Congress Day 3 included 6 different tours that delegates could take around Jiangsu Province including historical Chinese water towns, gardens, parks and new cities and returned for the Closing ceremony and Gala Dinner.

2010 IFLA Congress – Day 2

May 29, 2010,AEDT

Day 2 saw 80 local and international speakers give presentations throughout the day covering a wide range of topics including design, planning, heritage, business and many others.

2010 IFLA Congress – Day 1

May 28, 2010,AEDT

A rainy morning in Suzhou for the start of the 2010 IFLA Congress. Police escort for the bus convoy to the Suzhou Expo Centre in the newer part of Suzhou. Welcoming speeches from Chinese and Suzhou Government officials. Professional, friendly conference to further landscape architecture. The Keynote speeches gave an | Read More