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Beijing Hillside Community’s “Picture Window” Courtyard is Completed!

There has been a lot of academic debates on high-end gated communities in today’s mega cities in how segregated they’re from surrounding urban context. While studying the landscape for this Italian and French style villa project developed by China Resources Land Developer, Peiwen intended to try a fresher design vocabulary for the model unit courtyard landscape, different from the …

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Thousand Lantern Lake Park Was Announced as One of the Two Winners of ULI’s Prestigious Urban Open Space Award

Awards ceremony took place on Thursday October 15th during ULI’s Fall meeting in San Francisco. Among 6 finalists, Thousand Lantern Lake Park was announced as one of the two winners of ULI’s prestigious  Urban Open Space award. This is the first time this award is open to international projects.  For 15 years, design team at SWA has …

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Shenzhen’s Historical Fishing Harbor Embraces its New Park

As one of the cultural landmarks of Shenzhen Bay, Shekou’s fishing harbor, with over 100 years of history, has witnessed the dramatic city transformation of Shenzhen. This natural deep-water port hosts hundreds of fishing boats and functions as a seafood storage and wholesale center. During many project site visits, the author was impressed by the …

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