Wuxi | jiangsu | China
The project is inspired by a Lotus Pond and is expected to become the new urban landmark of the city, and the heart of its social life.
It comprises a playground, an elevated sky park, amphitheaters, green areas, and spaces for all social groups laid out around a Main Central Activity Core for concerts and events.
What is a metropolitan intervention?
This is the largest scale type of interventions that take place in the public realm of a city, related to the altering of an important portion of a city. A type of intervention of such magnitude and notoriety that impacts not only at neighborhood scale, but rather the way the city is perceived and experienced, becoming a metropolitan landmark, a metropolitan super-attractor of social interactions, and a trendy international destination for local citizens & tourists.
This typology combines urban planning and landscape design, intervening the city at waterfronts, bridges, parks, or whole districts, by improving the quality of its public realm, creating spaces of opportunity for collective outdoor leisure, mixed-use entertainment spaces, play & joy, etc… Interventions of this proportions catalyze major social interactions across the city, boosting commercial activity and real estate development.
The main objective of this typology is to improve the public realm of an entire city, raising the bar of citizens’ outdoor lifestyle standards, encouraging massive public affluence and cultivating important human dynamics in a given metropolitan area.
Magma Flow is a stimulating urban activation of a pedestrian street from a newly built commercial and residential area in the port city of Ningbo, the second-most populous city in Zhejiang Province, China.
Over the Rainbow is an eye-catching rooftop renovation depicting a rainbow, designed for the activation of an unused terrace onto a commercial building in Changsha, capital & largest city of Hunan Province, in China.
The eye-catching public artwork intends to create a trendy & recognizable urban landmark at the main front plaza, using giant letters as a cheerful IP logo of the city’s name. The artwork is also thought to be a catalyzer for social interactions around it, as an outdoor meeting point and leisure space with privileged views over the Xiang River, enhancing the guest experience of youngsters and families visiting the commercial building in Kaifu District.