Oudegracht 23 3511 AB Utrecht The Netherlands
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Park of the Floating Gardens
Beijing, Xiang'he
Xiang’he Garden City – Park of the floating gardens The Masterplan Park of the Floating Gardens defines challenging ambitions, turning the former clay pits into a water park. The park of approximately 60 hectares will be a unique selling point for the housing areas, combining the green and the water, providing recreational facilities and contributing to a sustainable environment. The water system of the adjacent housing area will be linked to the park, when purified and filtered water will be used in an expressive way, thus combining recreational qualities to ecological qualities. The park of the floating gardens will be a real water park, where experiencing the water will be the unique selling point. Since approximately two third of the park will be water, water storage or infiltration area the park’s concept is based on creating water as an essential quality instead of a restraint or burden. The fact that water is on different level