From December 9, Hengqin has invited global professionals to submit urban design proposals of Guangdong-Macao In-depth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin, according to the Economic Development Bureau of the cooperation zone, also the organizer. On January, 2022, it will select three final applicants as participants to further submit their designs.
Applicants should focus on three aspects of design in their proposals, including overall urban design, urban design of key areas and urban design of important nodes.
The overall design, covering a total area of approximately 106 square kilometers, including a land area of approximately 86 square kilometers and a sea area of approximately 20 square kilometers. It should highlight optimizing urban spatial structure, promoting the industry-city integration, and sorting out the comprehensive transportation system and the comprehensive utilization of underground space.
As for the design of key areas, it should focus on the undeveloped land for construction and work out a regulatory detailed plan.
In terms of design of important nodes, it is required to have detailed design (architectural form, architectural style, street space, landscape, underground space) for the area’s key sectors such as the public service center, innovation center and residential area.
In accordance with the world's most advanced concepts and international standards, the cooperation zone is looking forward to having an urban design with both innovation and feasibility.