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Principal Billy Ip with the project client, Hongkong Land received the awards at the presentation ceremony on 6th April in Shanghai.
“The project is momentous in rejuvenating a part of the city that is composed of historical and cultural components that are convincingly woven into a commercially sustainable retail, residential and leisure development to provide Chongqing citizens with a multi-dimensional modern landmark of international standard and facilities,” said Principal Billy Ip.
Chongqing Landmark Riverside Park was a partnership between Hongkong Land and China Merchants Shekou Holdings. Designed in collaboration by Woods Bagot (interior design), Architect Paul Andreu (master planning) and LWK & Partners (architectural design).
Located in an area of rich cultural heritage and history, the project was influenced by ancient Europe and the Bayu culture, a traditional city in China. It was designed to link the city’s storied past to its promising future, and to connect local society with the world through a multicultural environment. Chongqing Landmark Riverside Park sits in the central business district of Danzishi in Chongqing’s Nanan District overlooking Chongqing Grand Theatre and Chaotianmen Harbour, on the waterfront between the Yangtze and Jialiang rivers. The development has a total gross floor area of 120,000 sqm. comprising shopping center featuring leading brands from around the world. The development also involved the habitation of one kilometer of marble stone streets as well as the renovation of the old French navy barracks. The project was designed to become the first cultural tourism complex in Chonqqing.
“Chongqing Landmark Riverside Park, the largest riverside commercial center and gateway in upper Yangtze, mixed-used and key urban regeneration development, provides a cultural experience for its visitors with a taste of authenticity.”
“This development is an influential factor to Chongqing’s ambitious financial, social and cultural future, offering only the best facilities and amenities. Landmark Riverside Park is a juxtaposition yet harmonious integration of multiple functions and different architectural styles. Created as a community hub for the surrounding neighbourhoods, distinct pockets of social spaces are created within the project.” said Ip
“We believe the Chongqing Landmark Riverside Park project reflects the great collaborative effort that bringing the vision to reality by client partnership and the consultant teams. The award recognises how professional planning and retail design strategy contributes to the success of a landmark mixed-use and tourism project. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for our clients, design partners and consultants.” Ip added.
For more details about Chongqing Landmark Riverside Park, visit the website here.