The consortium of NL Urban Solutions was invited to participate in the international competition for Wei river dredging and the conceptual planning and design of both sides of the river.
In September 2022, NL URBAN SOLUTIONS and its consortium member were awarded the top three winning proposals for all tracks of ‘Forest Affinity’ Competition by the jury after in-depth discussions and multiple rounds of voting.
In November 2022, NL Urban Solutions and consortium member Lingnan Design Group became the final winning team of Track C Quality Improvement Project of Economic Avenue, Dayun AI town, Longgang District.
The grand award winner 2021 of the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design (HKIUD) Urban Design Awards was “Divercity – Nature-driven urbanization at Chishi river of Shenshan”. Divercity is the is the winning entry in the design competition ‘The International Consultation on the Planning and Design of Chishi Riverside, Shenshan Special Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen Municipality’ held last year.
The Sino-Dutch event with the topic ‘Water by Design’ was organized by the Dutch Embassy and Guangdong Urban & Rural Planning and Design Institute in September. In total, eight Dutch urban planning and landscape architecture design firms with projects in Big Bay Area in China were invited to share their experiences with experts from Guangdong Province.
The two HONORABLE mention award-winning projects, which were developed in 2020, have been recognized by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA) and received Landscape Architecture awards. The Asia-Pacific IFLA 2021 ceremony awarded 233 projects from around the world in 19 different categories. We are proud of being recognized by such a prestigious organization.
In Shenzhen, the ambitious Blueway program aims to recover 1000 kilometres of existing rivers, riverfronts, and lakes by 2025. With scenic rivers and lake shorelines as basis, Shenzhen wants to achieve a vision that urban life and industry exists in harmony with safety, ecology, and environmental quality.
In May 2020, the consortium NL Urban Solutions, Lingnan Landscape Design Group and China Design Group (hydrology) was shortlisted in one time as the only bidding consortium for three international Blueway competitions in Shenzhen: Xinqiao river, Shiyan river and Songang river.
Only one month later NL Urban Solutions and the consortium was the winner with their creative and realistic concept design proposal in two Blueway projects: Xinqiao river and Shiyan river.
The consortium of NL Urban Solutions participated the international competition for the overall conceptual planning and design of Blueway around Xili Reservoir
From March to July 2021, the international competition for the overall conceptual planning and design of Blueway programming around Xili Reservoir was held by Shenzhen’s Water Resources Bureau. The consortium that consists of NL Urban Solutions, Lingnan Design Institute and Power East China Design Institute, was selected as one of the top 6 tenders. This is the second time that the consortium has worked together; their previous collaboration resulted in the first prize for the Chishi River urban planning and design competition.
The Happy Forest Belt opened to the public on 1st July 2021. It is the largest underground complex in the world and the largest urban landscape forest project in China, with a total length of 5.85 km and a width of 210 m.
On the 22nd of March 2021, the results of the international urban design competition held by Jinghe New City (Xixian New District) for the Chongwen Pagoda Area were announced. After two rounds of fierce competition including 20 well-known design firms from across the world, the consortium of NL Urban Solutions B.V. and Beijing Tsinghua Tongheng Planning and Design Institute won the first prize. The jury appreciated their people-oriented approach and the attention to ecology and culture in their design proposal Jinghe, Future Ridge.READ MORE