Huafa International Seafront Garden provides 376,000 square metres of mixed use accommodation, spanning across three sites and stretching 600 metres along Nanwan Road, one of the major boulevards leading to the upcoming Hongkong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge.
The winning design for the development is by 10 DESIGN, which also designed the developer’s adjacent properties. When completed in 2022, the International Seafront Garden will provide one of the longest and most vibrant retail main streets in Zhuhai.
The master plan comprises offices, residences, hotel and retail components, housed in eight high-rise towers. The heights of the eight towers are varied to create a dramatic skyline. The towers become an elegant complement to the vibrant community spaces below.
The heart of the development is a large square that expands the existing central plaza directly across the main road where Zhuhai International CEC is situated. The large square is further defined by the two 190-metre-tall gateway office towers, marking the core of the masterplan.
Alongside the large square is a series of more open and inviting hardscape spaces. This street frontage extends all the way to the west, where Huafa International Coast is located.
The design concept for the development is also influenced by the adjacent Zhuhai International CEC. The large scale urban design concept moves from the rippling ocean, to its undulating interpretation for the convention centre, and ultimately to the light floating forms of the development.
A serpentine bridge—composed of a series of organic canopies—floats across the three sites, unifying the geometry and drawing people to the upper floors of the F&B retail. The bridge bends down to the ground on the far ends of the site further enhancing connectivity and creating an arc across the main façade.
The retail zones are interwoven with dynamic outdoor courtyard spaces that are inspired by and support Zhuhai’s culture of outdoor living. Above the retail, residential towers command unobstructed sea views and are interwoven with the podium through a series of vibrant gardens.
Project Name: Huafa International Seafront Garden
Location: Zhuhai, China
Expected Completion: 2022
Site Area: 70,276 square metres
Gross Floor Area: 376,258 square metres
Building Height: 190 metres
Client/Developer: Huafa Group
Architecture Firm: 10 DESIGN
Principal Architects: Ted Givens; Miriam Auyeung; Chin Yong Ng; Peby Pratama
Landscape Architect: 10 DESIGN
Images: 10 DESIGN