Yanan Zhong Lu Park

Shanghai, China

Year: 2001 (Phase 1), 2005 (Phase 2)

Client: Shanghai Garden Administration Bureau

Awards: 2001: National and Regional Honour Awards from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)

Yanan Zhong Lu Park consists of 23 hectares of green space located in the heart of Shanghai. The design of the park makes reference to the city’s historical relationship with the sea and the Huang Pu River by introducing the concept of a water narrative represented by a body of water that passes through the site recalling an ancient river that once traversed the site.