A bridge to innovation
Xinqiao East Urban Renewal
Location: Shenzhen, China
Client: Urban Renewal and Land Readiness Bureau of Bao’an District, Shenzhen
Programme: urban planning area 10km2 of which 1.6km2 urban design
Xinqiao Smart and Innovation City is the first large scale urban renewal project in Shenzhen. As a key industrial city of Guangzhou-Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Corridor, the project enjoys unique geographical advantages and extremely high development value, with intelligent manufacturing and innovative R&D as the core industrial elements.
Xinqiao’s key development is about three innovative “bridges”. They offer space for experiment and collaboration between R&D institutes and productive enterprises. Flexible modular development will offer potential suitable space to all kinds of companies in all stages. In our plan “Industrial 4.0”, we believe interaction and collaboration are the key to future innovation. The bridges offer an industrial ecosystem where new ideas will be created.
2019 international competition
CAUPD (China Academy of Urban Planning and Design)
MLA+: Martin Probst, Jingyue Yan, Olga Marelja, Jun Yang, Wenchi Yang, Shaoning Wu. Kexin Huang, Reza Al Kaabi