Shanghai’s Suzhou River to get much needed facelift. Recently, Suzhou Creek in Shanghai was known as one of the bodies of most contaminated water or, more accurately, the “black and smell.” The creek has always had a historical importance as a maritime trade route from early 1600. But since the 1920s, the mass of contaminated water has no mercy after the population explosion in the region, wastewater and industrialization that killed most aquatic plant species and in turn cause algae blooms. As the only source of industrial water and irrigation in Shanghai, the poor quality of the creek also threatened the health and living conditions of residents living in the area from which there is a huge 3 millions.Shanghai réadaptationShanghai Suzhou Suzhou River River réadaptationGalerie of Suzhou River Suzhou River réadaptationShanghai photosShanghai réadaptationCEDE, directed by Peter Verity, won the design competition for internationale.Pour area to find a solution to this persistent problem, a major international design competition for the design of the banks of Suzhou Creek was organized by the municipality that was won by Peter Verity CEDE SA in 2008. Idea of the People’s Democratic Republic “Shanghai tape of life” defined to see the body of water to become the channel of urban renewal and economic growth and the restoration of natural ecology and wildlife habitat. The project will include the creation of galleries, museums and Morganshan Art Contemporary Space 12. As part of the project design for urban renewal in the city, which has a giant water park of 50 hectares in the Putuo district. To use the Shanghai Shuzhou Creek River as a contributor to the growth of the city, services and facilities will be connected by a network of taxis, buses and routes of the water cycle, while a surface motor connects people with the metro stations. The project has so far eliminated 1.3 million cubic meters of industrial sludge of the river and the natural ecosystem has begun to recover.
PDRc win international design competition for major urban project in central Shanghai
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