Population: 22 Million30 million in 2025
GDP: 251 1,1 billion in 2025
BigMac: 2 us dollars
Glocal West Gate
Jiading | Shanghai | China
Competition by invitation organized by the local Government of Jiading, in which their aim was to renovate the traditional West Gate to downtown Jiading.
Occupied by a local wet street market, the West Gate has been loosing over time the cultural relevance and significance that had on the past.
The new proposal was intended not only to bring back the relevance of all this cultural heritage, but also reactivate the area by the injection of commercial activity.
Glocal West Gate, a global + local new gate for Jiading
Preserving the old & traditional soul while embracing new & contemporary solutions.l
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It is an inhabitable architectural object inserted on top of an existing urban environment, but alienated from its surroundings.
This architectural object intervenes in the space by touching the ground and acting as an accessible and multifunctional platform, allowing people to stand on top of it and interact directly.
The main objective of this conceptual prototype is to trigger a massive public interest to the place, encouraging the rise of high public affluence, becoming a remarkable virtual landmark that attracts customers and cultivates important human dynamics and commercial activity.