Land of Giant Pandas Location City: Chengdu, China

An exemplar conservation development for China's 'City of Pandas'.

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Masterplanning, Mixed Use, Leisure, Hospitality
Chengdu Tianfu Greenway Construction Investment Co. Ltd.


Key Info

Three conservation and protection areas, an ecology education institute, a future-orientated conservation showcase area, research buildings, cultural amenities and sport, leisure and tourism facilities.
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A 69km2 protection and education area

This mixed-use masterplan is focused on the creation of a large conservation area for giant pandas in the city of Chengdu (known as “the City of Pandas”). The 69km2 conservation project is designed to encourage a harmonious relationship between human beings, giant pandas and nature, with three dedicated areas focusing on complementary aspects.

Respecting giant pandas and their habitat

The North Lake area in central Chengdu will offer a protection zone in which people can encounter giant pandas in a way which is respectful of their needs. At Dujiangya, to the north-west of the city, there will be an ecology education institute, while in Longquanshan, to the south-east of the city, there will be a future-orientated area to showcase panda and environment-friendly habitats.

Complementary amenities

This important animal protection project will be served by a number of complementary functions, such as research buildings, places for culture and creativity, sports amenities and leisure/tourism facilities.

A model for the future

The main aim of Chapman Taylor’s design is to provide a model for sustainable and responsible, conservation-centred development, capable of being showcased as an exemplar across the world.

Chapman Taylor created this concept design in collaboration with Shanghai Tianhua Architectural Design Company.

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