henning larsen masterplans ‘sustainable and livable’ shenzhen development — designboom

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— by phillip stevens: henning larsen, alongside two chinese firms, has won an international contest to design a vast new neighborhood in shenzhen. often referred to as china’s silicon valley, shenzhen is a coastal city home to tech giants such as huawei, tencent, and ZTE. however, the city’s existing business districts were developed kilometers away from the waterfront, resulting in a separation between the metropolis and the sea. ‘our design aims to make shenzhen the waterfront city it should always have been,’ says claude godefroy, partner and design director of henning larsen’s hong kong office…

Image courtesy of Henning Larsen

May 8, 2019


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