Genshanmen Urban Centre and Transport Interchange

Shutter, Leigh, Crowther, Philip, Sanders, Paul S., & Satherley, Shannon D. (2009) Genshanmen Urban Centre and Transport Interchange. [Design/Architectural Work]


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 project is the submission prepared by the above partnership for an invited international design competition, promoted by Hangzhou City, China. ----------

This major urban design and architecture project is for a large transport oriented development on the new Hangzhou Subway system. The development, covering several city blocks, includes the provision of residential, retail, education, commercial, and transport infrastructure; integrated with rail, bus and ferry systems. ----------

The design strategies are based on the development or artificial land forms; the cutting of new canals, raising of the ground plane, and metaphoric reference to the Yellow Mountains (explored in the detail of the central ‘ridge’ of built form). Further to this, the project explores the integration of sustainable technologies and philosophies with large scale building projects in a subtropical context.

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ID Code: 32339
Item Type: Creative Work (Design/Architectural Work)
Refereed: No
Material: research statement, pdf, video
Number of Pieces: 3
Keywords: Design, Architecture, Urban, Transport, International
Subjects: 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
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 23 May 2010 21:50
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2012 05:36

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