Huadong Huan Qiu City: Taicang City Building

Huadong Huan Qiu City, Taicang City Building, Images, Project, News, Design, Property

Huadong Huan Qiu City, China

Taicang City Project, Shanghai – design by Nikken Sekkei, Architects

9 Aug 2010

Huadong Huan Qiu Commerce and Logistics City

Location: Shanghai, China

Architect: Nikken Sekkei Civil Engineering Ltd.

The project is located along the Yantze River in Taicang City near Shanghai. Its concept is to create a new world-class urban city consisting of exhibition centers, commercial centers, logistics facilities and a residential area.

Huadong Huan Qiu City Huadong Huan Qiu City China

Heat Up
Logistics is the heartbeat of economic activity. Opened shipping containers become exhibitions and create entertainment. The entertainment of the urban city heats people up and fills them with joy.

Cool Earth
Heated-up people need healing which is provided by greenery and water. This greenery and water achieves a Cool Earth. With a great location along the Yangtze River, a new canal network using water from the Yangtze is used in district heating cooling, which adopts a renewable energy technology, and creates an advanced low carbon emission city. The canal network circulates water using a different water level than the Yangtze, which improves the water quality and preserving resources.

Fusions of “heat and cool”, “race, generation, and hierarchy”, and “urban city and industry” will lead to future growth in both business and industry leading to the city’s name as “the incubation city.”

Instead of using the conventional zoning model, a method of mixed land use, “post-zoning model” is used to maximize the benefits of greenery and water on the environment. Through careful planning, the environment and landscape utilize water and greenery effectively to realize a city which people will be attracted to and thereby create a powerful urban core.

Core & Ring
The arrangement of a “Green Core”, a “Grand Canal”, and a “Boulevard Ring” creates the main framework of the urban city. This framework connects urban function organically and promotes the exchange of people, business, and cultures.

Huadong Huan Qiu Commerce and Logistics City images / information from FD

Nikken Sekkei


Shanghai Architecture

Shanghai Architecture Designs – chronological list

Shanghai Architectural News

Shanghai Architecture Walking Tours

Shanghai Architecture – Selection

Barbie Store Design
Slade Architecture
Barbie Shanghai
photo : Iwan Baan

Barbie Shanghai store building

China Diamond Exchange Center building
Goettsch Partners, architects
China Diamond Exchange Center
picture from architect

China Diamond Exchange Center building

Shanghai Tower : Super-Tall Building
Marshall Strabala, architect
Shanghai Tower
image from architect

Shanghai Tower

Oriental Art Center Building
Paul Andreu Architects
Oriental Art Center Shanghai
photo from architects

Shanghai Art Center Building

Shanghai Design Centre
Studio Twist
Shanghai Design Centre
photo from architects

Shanghai Design Centre

Expo Shanghai 2010 Megastructure
Knippers Helbig Advanced Engineering
Expo Shanghai 2010
photo : Thomas Ott, Mühltal

Information Centre
Odile Decq Benoît Cornette Architects
Shanghai Info Centre
photograph : JSWB

Shanghai Info Centre

Shanghai Architects

Comments / photos for the Huadong Huan Qiu Commerce and Logistics City page welcome

Huadong Huan Qiu Commerce and Logistics City – page