6th Holcim Awards 2020/21

224 Through a step-by-step approach, the Liyumen Waterway Park transforms an inefficient drainage system of the Qianhai district, Shenzhen, into an efficient and desirable green-blue network for the city. The proposed infrastructure provides a new green area for Shenzhen’s inhabitants while integrating flood control and wastewater treatment systems. The new 15-km2 CBD is expected to accommodate over 700,000 people, where greenspace will be highly valued in the dense business/residential district. The concrete canal of the existing Holcim Awards Gold 2014 Asia Pacific Green-Blue Network Nature-based urban drainage infrastructure Shenzhen, China Acknowledgement prize 2020 Asia Pacific