Qianhai water city, Shenzhen, China

A landscape crucial to shaping the new urban fabric. . .

Morphis are delighted to be commissioned as the landscape architect following a design-led tender process for the 25 acre mixed-use development in Qianhai Water City.  Located on Shenzhen’s west coast, the site forms part of a strategic masterplan which stretches over 15km2. .

Responding to the announcement, Morphis partner Mark Blackwell said ‘This is an exceptional opportunity to work on the strategically important Qianhai Water City to create inter-connected urban districts and parkland in this vibrant new city. Qianhai is positioning itself to offer cross-border collaboration with Hong Kong’s financial district in a sustainably led mixed-use context. Our vision celebrates a new lifestyle as a living system, through connections with nature, to explore and discover beyond boundaries.’

Mark adds, ‘Qianhai Water City presents a unique opportunity crucial to shaping the future of Shenzhen’s urban fabric for a thriving, successful development in the context of an open space system that is ecologically rich, timeless and unique.’ Image copyright © Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone.