Source: Qinhuangdao Daily Reporter: Gao Yang Correspondent: Yan Ling
On October 18th, “Planning and Designing for Beautiful Hebei” – the results of the first “Hegang Cup” Hebei International Urban Planning and Design Masters Invitational Tournament was announced. During the invitational period, six teams of top design masters from home and abroad competed on the same stage. With international concept and vision, they have provided new ideas for the transformation and development of West Port Area of Qinhuangdao Port and the city with elaborate planning and design.
The invitational tournament was hosted by the provincial government, the Provincial Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, the Municipal Government, Hebei Port Group Co., Ltd. and the China Urban Planning Society. After the final selection of the competition organizing committee, the planning and design plan of the team of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, He Jingtang, won the first prize. The master team of Zhou Kai + Huang Wenliang and the team of Academician Meng Jianmin of the Chinese Academy of Engineering won the second prize respectively.
The first “Hegang Cup” Hebei International Urban Planning and Design Masters Invitational Tournament, with the theme of “Transformation and Rejuvenation of Qinhuangdao’s 100-year-old Port”, urban planning and design for Xigang and surrounding areas were carried out, and the strategic positioning, transformation path and space structure and layout etc. of the 100-year-old port in the new era were clarified, and key areas were detailed planned and designed. The planning scope is from east of Tanghe River to west of Xinkai River and from south of Laojingshan Railway. The total land area is about 8.91 square kilometers, of which the key area of the starting area is about 1.35 square kilometers.
The tournament invited six top teams of planning and building masters from home and abroad, including Foster & Partners Office, Zaha Hadid Architects Office, Christie De Buzanbak Office, and He Jingtang Team, Academician Meng Jianmin Team, Zhou Wei + Huang Wenliang Master Team. The six master teams adhere to the concept of “world vision, international standards, Chinese characteristics, high-position positioning”, and focus on the new goal of building western port area” as an “International Tourism Port and International Cruise Port”, and promote the planning and design work of west port area and its surrounding areas with high standards and high quality. After six months of careful creation, six design solutions with world vision and international standards were finally presented .
From October 18th to November 6th, all the design achievements of the first “Hegang Cup” Hebei International Urban Planning Masters Invitational will be exhibited at the main venue of the Garden Expo. At the same time, the exhibition of the Qinhuangdao International College Student Design Competition will be held in the same period.