Urban Design of Qibao Depot
The site is located above the Jianhua MTR 1
station and Qibao Depot. The depot provides
repair services, electricity,communication and
materials for MTR line 1 and line 4. It is one of
the main depots and training centres for MTR
workers in Hangzhou.
The design is inspired in form by the triangular plot of land which draws visual reference to the Chinese kite. The unique form of the buildings, the various layout as well as the landscape terraces makes the site picturesque and looks like a colorful kite flying with wishes from somewhere afar.
The site comprises of:
(ii)80,000 sqm of Tianmu shopping mall
(iii)Medium and high density residential
(iv)Commercial landmark towers
(v) Elevated green super deck