Groundbreaking renewal, sustainable development
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DETAILS

LocationDongguan, China
ClientChina Resources Land Limited
Size22 hectares

This new 32-hectare park is envisioned as a “livability magnet” in the ongoing renewal of the Dongguan’s Central Business District, intended to attract new talent to the reputed “world’s factory.” SWA conceptualized the park as a living system, inspired by the durable, growing roots of a banyan tree. The design leverages thoughtful soil, water, and planting strategies to help establish habitat, while drawing on local materials to reinforce cultural identity and sense of place. Setting a new standard for urban outdoor experience, Dongguan Central Park Area will offer an adaptable, all-day social and recreational attraction for both long-established residents and new workers to its thriving industrial base.

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