Wuxi Taihu New City was conceived as a fully sustainable cultural community. The master development plan draws upon its proximity to a newly completed wetland park to create a system of canals and water channels that traverse a greenbelt anchored by a museum, library, youth center and concert hall.
LOCATION: Wuxi, China
CLIENT: Poly Property Group Co., Ltd.
SIZE: 500 Hectares
STATUS: Master plan completed 2011
Wuxi Taihu New City was designed to attract both a domestic and international crowd of diverse ages and interest. The planning emphasized barrier-free accessibility to all venues and discouragement of vehicular traffic.