Wuhan Tiandi District One -- 2012 Global Award for Excellence Finalist
June 19, 2012
About Wuhan Tiandi District One
Developer/Owner: Shui On Land Limited
Master Planner: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Architect: BenWood Studio Shanghai, Palmer&Turner International
Location: Shanghai, China
Why Wuhan Tiandi District One?
Wuhan Tiandi District One, part of a 3 district development developed by Shui On Land, is a vibrant mixed-use community development featuring restaurants, retail shops, exciting lifestyle & entertainment venues (Parcel A4 with some housed in adaptive re-used historical buildings), premium office space (Parcel A5), luxury residential apartments, neighborhood parks & public facilities. It is an exemplary urban regeneration development model which has transformed an under-utilized dilapidated district into Wuhan’s premier community.Located in the Wuhan core area,its vision is to become a unique urban destination for a world-class community that is compact, sustainable, transit-oriented, pedestrian friendly with walkable blocks & courtyard housing rarely seen in China. It is now a premier meeting place in Wuhan. Encompassing a total site area of 149,970m2, with GFA of 325,000m2 (Net FAR 2.6), it has been a successful, precedent-setting development for Wuhan and China that in its short existence has become an adored city showpiece.