On December 14, the review meeting of the international solicitation results of the “station-city integration” development plan for the cultural, tourism and livable area center in the core area of Dishui Lake was successfully held at the Shanghai Dishui Lake Center.

German GMP Architects, Nikken Sekkei, Kaida Global AEDAS, DC International, TFP Farrells Limited (UK), SBA GmbH (Germany) and many of the world’s top 100 design teams with international reputations bring their own charm and professionalism. The outstanding design results provide a splendid future city imagination feast. This review meeting marked the highest standard and highest level of benchmarking, and a solid step in scientifically planning the high-quality development of cultural and tourism areas.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

The solicitation of international proposals was successfully held on September 29 this year, and the mid-term results report was launched on November 2, which took more than two months to complete. In order to obtain the most forward-looking, professional and practical guidance, we invited the academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shiling Zheng, the design director of Shanghai Guangjing Planning and Design Co., Ltd., the former chief engineer of Shanghai Urban Planning and Design Institute, Gongzhou Su, and the national survey and design master, Di Shen, Chief Architect of East China Construction Group Co., Ltd., National Survey and Design Master, Xiangming Zhu, Honorary Chairman of Shanghai Institute of Landscape Design and Research Co., Ltd., and Meigen Xue, Secretary of the Party Committee and Dean of Shanghai Urban and Rural Construction and Transportation Development Research Institute Experts form an expert review committee.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

01 Aedas Global AEDAS +DC International Consortium
The design vision is “POD (Park Guided Development) + TOD (The design strategy of “Traffic Guided Development) + VOD (Vitality Guided Development).” It draws inspiration from Ma Yuan’s “Twelve Waters Map” and presents different forms of water elements through different design languages and creates rich paths with themes.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

The design highlights the city as a set-up of a hub to connect various blocks. The underground space is integrated with the overall development of the subway station.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

02TFP Farrells Limited (UK) + SBA GmbH (Germany)
Aiming to create a “world-class tourist destination, smart ecological and livable new city”, this project learns from the three-dimensional development model of Hong Kong’s Kowloon Station super transportation hub city. The design is a super green platform to integrate various areas.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

The design elaborately create a distinctive fishbone-shaped central sky garden, which serves as a regional activity center to efficiently connect the surrounding areas.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

03 Germany GMP Architects
With the goal of building “a world-class urban spiritual gateway, an efficient and complex three-dimensional hub, a demonstration area that leads urban development, and a distinctive regional landmark”, this design emphasizes transformation, convergence, and extension, and increases street interfaces through the axis of rotation to form a continuous landscape. The flow of people leads to the destination, and the axis extends through the grid, connecting various blocks to perfect the spatial context.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

The design connects the vibrant space of street squares with multiple axes and multiple cores and sets up a cross bridge across Lingang Avenue to optimize the spatial scale of the avenue and shape the Lingang “High Line Park.” It arranges multi-level underground traffic and commercial loops. The design improves space efficiency and quality; a multi-dimensional landscape system forms a “check-in point” for a rich tour experience.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

04 Nikken Design Co., Ltd.
This design aims to build an iconic gateway city for international cultural tourism and leisure. It organizes a three-dimensional traffic structure based on the concept of TOD station and city integration, three-dimensional composite, and pedestrian priority, to create a multi-level and pedestrian friendly city. The plan adopts a highly functional, TOD-oriented traffic design, a city landscape connected to a blue-green network, a three-dimensional urban space planning and a phased development plan.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

It designs the central plaza of the TOD station city block to shape the image of an international benchmark city gateway. Pay attention to the pedestrian-friendly open space on the ground.

What will the future cultural tourism district in the core area of Dishui Lake look like? The results of the development plans unveiled-SHLINGANGIC

Jie Wu, Member of the Party Working Committee and Full-time Deputy Director of the Management Committee of Lingang Special Area, Zhizhong Xi, Secretary of the Party Committee and Executive Director of Gangcheng Group, Yuping Shao, Deputy Secretary and General Manager of the Party Committee, Hongjie Yang, Vice President of Bailian Group, Related to the Management Committee of Lingang Special Area Representatives from offices, Gangcheng Group, well-known design companies at home and abroad, etc. participated in the event.