Suzhou Creek Residences
Shanghai, Jiangsu, N/A / China
Historically the Suzhou Creek District is known as the location of the first machine that wove silk in Shanghai. The neighborhood, which weaves together like disparate threads of a single garment or decorative tapestry, has a strong connection in both the form and function of the industrial loom.
The neighborhood is a dynamic collection of interwoven pathways: ribbons of landscape, waterways and roadways. The area is a mix of new architecture and historically preserved buildings, emphasizing a landscape that is both delicate and intricate.
The low-rise waterside residences to the south of the canal feature two separate developments based on Italian proportions and geometry, reflecting the spirit of classical architecture. To the north of the canal, 4-story lofts will be built over community galleries. Twelve luxury villas of 567 sm each will also be nestled within the green park, with views to the sites surrounding body of water.
The site will have two below grade parking garages: a three level structure north of the canal and a one level structure south of the canal. The three level structure will be approximately 61,665 sm and provide approximately 1,150 parking spaces.
Architect of record
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
111 West Monroe, Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60603, USA