Ambitious landscape architects from The Netherlands impress with FUTURE vision on the city of Shenshan
With their nature based approach ‘DiverCity’ NL Urban Solutions – located in Rijswijk, the Netherlands, has won the design competition for the Chishi river, the ecological backbone for a new city for 1,5 million people in Shenshan. They won the competition in a consortium with Power China Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited, Lingnan Design Group Co. and Plus 8 Consulting Limited. In the top three were two other Dutch design offices; KCAP and MLA + consortium team.
NL Urban Solutions (NLUS), in cooperation with GVL (Guangzhou), won second prize for the concept landscape design of the new city: Academician Valley. They were selected, together with three other American and Chinese companies, from 26 applications worldwide. The city, with planned area of 21.7 km2 and a population of a half million people will become the center area and ‘economic engine’ of Jinghe New City, Xi’an, Shaan Xi Province, China.
NL Urban Solutions has won the first prize in an international landscape design competition. The jury praised their winning design for the Jinghe River in Xi’an, China, for its ecological and natural approach and innovative ideas. The other six selected international companies and consortia were representing China, Japan, Australia and America.
NL Urban Solutions will participate IWA-ASPIRE 2019 in Hongkong. NL Urban Solutions and Deltares have proposed an innovative resilient urban design in the Shenzhen New Marine City International Competition. Dr. Ye Qinghua, Deltares, will give the presentation of ‘Quantitative assessment of water system design for Shenzhen New Marine City’.