Artist to change Qianhai area
American James Corner first prize winner of an international competition have plans to make Shenzhen’s Qianhai area , the waterfront city environment to rival with Sydney.
Corner says the identity of Qianhai ia an approach to processing, remediating and enhancing the water on site that is environmentally innovative. Considering Qianhai should aspire to create a waterfront that rivals Sydney, Hong Kong, Barcelona and Singapore in quality, physically recognizable, economic and cultural identity.
Qainhai area will be broken down in to five manageable develop subdistricts, this will generate a diverse range of inter-connected urban neighborhoods. It will offer an iconic waterfront, cultural and recreational features, plus a series of unique inter-connected public open spaces.
Corner said his design for Qianhai Water City would make the city unique because of the combination of innovative hydrological infrastructures and public parkland and ecology.