The architects of gmp have won the international competition to design the new "Qianhai Integrated Transportation Hub" in the city of Shenzen, China.
The urban development project concerns a vast area measuring 45 hectares, to contain 5 metro stations, a border control point and a number of commercial developments.
The architects of gmp planned a development consisting of towers of different heights for multipurpose districts containing apartments, shops and offices.
The project is part of the plan for transformation of the Pearl River Delta into a new financial district with direct links to Hong Kong and financial and fiscal incentives for trade in Chinese currency. The long term plan is to create a huge single metropolitan area incorporating Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou.
Design: gmp ( von Gerkan, Marg and Partners)
Location: Shenzhen, China
Images courtesy of gmp