Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
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Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
Windy landscape
Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
Windy landscape
Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
Windy landscape
Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
Windy landscape
Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
Windy landscape
Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
Windy landscape
Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
Windy landscape
Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town - P.R. China
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A Green and Ecologically Sensitive Concept Giving Homage to the History of Fuzhou

In early 1999, the State Department announced the future development strategy of Fuzhou. It's positioning is "Airport and Harbour Oriented Development - Expanding Eastwards and Southwards toward the Harbour Front".  With Fuzhou as an important coastal City in Southeast China and the Capital City in Fujian Province, its future development will concentrate along the Min River. This development pattern is described as "One City, Two Wings and Two Axes" in the 11th Five-year Plan.

The Eastern New Town, which stretches across the Min River, has a total area of19.17 sq.km. The new Administrative Centre will be the focal point of the New Town. The Local Government has two alternatives for site selection including the area adjacent to Gushan Bridge and also the estuary region where three rivers join. Urban Design Schemes for the two Sites were required for deciding the optimal location.

The project called for a master plan for the Central Area of Fuzhou Eastern New Town (410 ha.). In order to create an international city, its design emphasises greening and an ecologically sensitive concept. The urban design and master plan are based on the guideline of the Government to plan for a low density, environmentally friendly, revitalised New City which also respects the history of Fuzhou.  TOWNLAND received THIRD PRIZE for this Project.

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  • LOCATION

    Fujian Province, P.R. China
  • CLIENT

    Urban Planning Department of Fuzhou
  • SITE AREA

    410 ha
  • STATUS

    Completed 2007
  • SERVICES

    Master Planning, Urban Design, Concept Architecture