Water and pebbles echo the natural character of Jialing river
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DETAILS

LocationChongqing, China
ClientHongkong Land Chongqing
Size101,132 m2

Boasting premium views of the Jialing River, this development is divided into three residential parcels of different sizes and a commercial district with a sales center at its center. Unique topographical conditions for each parcel include, in one instance, a more than 40-meter grade change. The design responds to the natural topography of the site, using runoff collection and filtration opportunities along the major open space axis. To bring the waterfront’s dynamic scenery into the residential site, the design leverages meandering rivulets, waterfalls, and lakes – each of which responds to the unique condition of each parcel.
In contrast with the residential area, the sales center building has a “folding” character that extends into the landscape to create a modern cultural plaza.

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