Daxing New Town Location City: Beijing, China

A city quarter near Beijing's new airport.

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Sectors:
Masterplanning, Mixed Use, Retail, Residential, Leisure, Workplace, Hospitality
Services:
Architecture
Studios:
Beijing, Shanghai
Client:
Daxing Government

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Key Info

Includes:
Residential buildings, shopping centres, entertainment venues, cultural amenities, offices, co-working spaces, hotels and landscaped parkland gardens
Area:
1,380 hectares
Status:
Masterplan development stage

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A sensitively designed innovation district

Chapman Taylor’s competition-winning concept creates a 1,380-hectare innovation district for Daxing New Town which will strike a balance between the requirements of urban and rural areas and will blend with the surrounding natural environment in a context-appropriate way.

A strong mix for a new place to live and work

The mixed-use district, the design for which is now in development, will include residential buildings, shopping centres, entertainment venues, cultural amenities, offices, co-working spaces and hotels, within a landscape defined by beautiful parkland and lakes.

Intelligent urban planning

The new district, to the west of the Beijing-to-Shanghai high-speed railway line, will be planned in a clear and focused way, with functions allotted in the optimum configuration. The urban plan will incorporate new infrastructure and improved transport links, with underground space used to create a three-dimensional city.

Creating an attractive new destination for Beijing

An emphasis will be placed on the ecological and cultural elements of the new area, with the district becoming a self-sustaining and attractive place in which to live, work and explore.

Chapman Taylor beat five other contenders in a competition to design the western district of Daxing New Town, in the southern suburbs of Beijing.



Yichun Xu (M.U.P.)

Associate Director, Shanghai

Graduating from the University of Michigan (Postgraduate) and Nanjing University (Undergraduate), Yichun has 4 years of experience working in New York, and 3 years of experience working in China, before joining Chapman Taylor in 2018.

As an expert in the Chinese market, she has worked on a wide range of design projects including largescale masterplans, urban design projects, tourism planning, station design, landscape design and architecture projects.

Areas of expertise:

Masterplanning / Urban Design / Project Management

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