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Binjiang urban centre and transport interchange

Shutter, Leigh, Crowther, Philip, Sanders, Paul S., & Birkeland, Janis (2008) Binjiang urban centre and transport interchange. [Design/Architectural Work]

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This project is the result of a collaborative design process involving QUT School of Design, and AREN Consulting and ZIAD (Zheijiang Provincial Institute of Architectural Design and Research). This major urban initiative explores new standards for multi-function urban centres. The sophisticated integration of transit interchange with retail, commercial and residential functions provides a dramatic mix of social activities. The large site is formed into a raised and terraced urban garden, with the transit centre and retail shopping precinct housed below this landscaped roof. Towering above this ‘hill’ are five building blocks housing the commercial and residential accommodations. These environmentally low-impact buildings are topped with a high-tech greenhouse roof or photovoltaic cells.

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ID Code: 31910
Item Type: Creative Work (Design/Architectural Work)
Measurements or Duration: 750,000 metres squared
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Location: From date: To date:
China, Hangzhou 2008
Keywords: Design, Architecture, Urban, Transport, International
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Design (120101)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Deposited On: 14 May 2010 13:02
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2012 15:35

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