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Five candidates shortlisted for Changjiang New Town planning
2018-01-20

  The solicitation and due diligence work for the overall conceptual planning for the Wuhan Changjiang New Town, as well as urban design proposals for the starting area have been completed. Five proposals were unveiled on the shortlist on January 8.

  Wuhan Changjiang New Town Administration Committee and the Wuhan Land Resources and Planning Bureau jointly launched a solicitation for an overall conceptual planning for the Wuhan Changjiang New Town on September 28, 2017, attracting 78 design institutes from home and abroad of which 30 submitted entries. Five selected candidates all presented a grand blueprint such as shaping Changjiang New Town after the model of Xiong'an New Area, constructing a regional new hub, re-building a multi-dimensional traffic system, constructing a future city that better serves the development of its inhabitants or setting up an ecological city forest ring-belt.

  During the next stage, the five selected design institutes will join hands with Wuhan Planning and Design Institute to integrate the highlights of each program and formulate the overall planning scheme of the Changjiang New Town.

  On November 17, 2017, Wuhan Changjiang New Town Administration Committee and Wuhan Land Resources and Planning Bureau launched another international solicitation for urban design consulting proposals of the starting area of Wuhan Changjiang New Town resulting in 73 individual or joint teams from famous institutes submitting proposals. Five were singled out for the shortlist. Their proposals all attached great importance to the harmonious development between humans and environment. In February two winners will be selected to complete the urban design of the starting area of Wuhan Changjiang New Town before the end of March this year.  By Xia Qiong