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Xinhua Waterfront
by West 8


Xinhua Waterfront Park is a 1.9-kilometer stretch of green public space, situated on the east bank of Shanghai's Huangpu River.

As a reflection of China's changing attitudes towards greener cities, the park is designed to encourage vitality, wellbeing and healthy lifestyles with the implementation of lush planting combined with jogging and cycling pathways.

The waterfront was transformed from an inaccessible industrial dock, into one of the largest public green spaces of Shanghai's centre, well integrated into the urban fabric of the city. Its previous character was re-contextualised by transforming several large industrial remnants into shading structures and park features.

This project has been longlisted in the landscape project category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Architect: West 8
Project: Xinhua Waterfront
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