Competition of the public’s urban planning proposals for Wuhan
Letter of Jianghanguan West Corner Renovation Project
Since the warming-up notice about the competition of the public’s urban planning proposals for Wuhan·Jianghanguan West Corner Renovation Project was published,many designers have showed their interest in this project with full enthusiasm.We are looking forward to your application!
Jianghanguan West Cornder Renovation Project is located in the core area of Hankou, Wuhan.Huangpi Street in Jianghan District is intersected with Jianghan Road Pedestrian Street, reputed as the “No.1 Street in the World”. Jianghanguan Building is a central building of Hankou concession. The project is about 60m away from the west of Jianghanguan Building, covering an area of 2,020 square meters. The reconstruction site has Hubei Provincial Salt Industry Headquarters to the east, Hutchison Whampoa Real Estate Company to the south, Huangpi Street common aisle and ICBC to the west, and Jianghan Road to the north. The location of the project is along the Jianghan Road, a commercial road. The surrounding buildings are mainly commercial. Hutchison Whampoa Real EstateCompany in the south of the project specializes in developing commercial andresidential real estate projects. The planned area is mainly for commercial services (detailed materials about the lot will be provided after successful application)
Fig. 1 Location of the project site
1.The project site is mainly to place commercial and service facilities. The site area covers an area of 2,020 square meters. The Floor Area Ratio is between 1.8 and 2.8.
Fig. 2 Land planning graph
2.The building height is controlled within 18m. The northwest corner of the land is a wide-open space no smaller than 150 square meters.
3.A creative plan is designed based on the functional positioning and industrial constitution of the land use through functional analysis of the project landuse and the current construction status and combining the surrounding demands.Culture, art, creative industries should be the dominating building functions so as to exhibit the commercial highlights.
4.Under the condition of planning control, the business types of the project are analyzed and designed. The graphic layout, spatial form design and building functions and forms are analyzed.
5.The building style considers the traditional characteristics of “Jianghanguan Building and Zhongshan Avenue Historical Protection Area”, the building dimensions, forms, materials and colors are coordinated with the surrounding relics and historical buildings. As a major element of the building, the plan should illustrate on the building roof, and considers the night scene lamplight project of the plan.
Fig. 3 Distribution diagram ofsurrounding historical buildings
6.Landscape sketch: Focus should be on the setting of street furniture, including tree pools, benches and so on. The furniture style should be in line with the overall landscape of Jianghan Road.
7.The boundary lines of roads of the building setback in Jianghan Road should cover an area of no less than 5m. The Huangpi Street common aisle of the building setback should cover an area of no less than 5m. The distance between the gable on the east of the building and the Salt Industry Building should beno less than 13m.
Fig.4 Land layout
Online phase: several nomination awards (no more than 10) with a bonus of RMB 3,000 for each; several honorable awards with a bonus of RMB 1,000 for each.
Roadshow phase: the top 4 designs will be awarded with “Excellent Design Prize” with abonus of RMB 5,000 for each;
Creative Design Prize (no more than 3) will be RMB 3,000.
Offline phase: Top 1 will be awarded with Best Design Prize and a bonus of RMB 40,000,other teams will obtain a bonus of RMB 12,000 each.
Each team will be released with corresponding Certificate.
Winning team will be entitled to be included into the next deepening task and other excellent teams will be granted to the opportunity of being listed into “Wuhan Planning Partner” bank and obtain expropriate project directly in the future.
(A) creative plan stage (Feb.20 to Apr.3 )
All the teams (individuals) enter the register website by clicking the sign "阅读原文“ for online application. The names and contact information of the representatives of the team should be supplied. After passing the examination and approval, the member list of the team shall be confirmed by the sponsor with the team representative, for providing basic information of the project and platform accounts. At the same time, the organizer will arrange registered team for off-line exploration at appropriate time, and hold a meeting to answer related questions of each team.
After the design teams (individuals) have accomplished the results, they should submit the results to the sponsor before 17:00 on March22.
(B) road show stage (to MiddleApril)
Teams passed the initial evaluation at the first stage first can enter the "roadshow" stage, by reporting directly at the scene or record a 5-8 minute video file for video reporting. After the comprehensive evaluation，the top three teams will be selected for working in the station and a number of creative solutions will be awarded.
(C) deepening phase of off-lineworkstation (to early May)
The top 3 teams in the road show stage will be nominated for off-line work at this stage. At this stage, experts of management, design and investment will beinvited for face-to-face communication and discussion with the teams.Participants in foreign regions can communicate with and make reports to experts by video conference.
Finally,the sponsor will select the best team and give rewards.
All the dates and time are Beijing time, the organizer reserves the right to change the schedule of activities. Any changes will be notified one week in advance.
sponsor: Wuhan Land Resources and Planning Bureau
Organizer："Public Planning Wuhan" Work Group
This Public Planning Project will be explained by the sponsor
Click the sign "阅读原文“ on the lower left corner and submit application online. or Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org( The E-mail title is JianghanguanWest Corner Renovation Project Application,. Content for Team member name + phone number + email address). For application, each team representative needs to provide name and contact method. If your application passes review,sponsor will confirm other team members from team representative and send specific project letter and background materials to corresponding representative.