Wusong Industrial Estate Master Plan & Urban Design



Rejuvenating Shanghai’s major industrial park

The Project


-The last remaining sizeable area for redevelopment, the master plan envisions a rejuvenation of this industrial estate into a thriving business district with two residential towns.

- An extensive green network is proposed, together with a revitalisation of the waterfront and an introduction of pedestrian-friendly networks.

Showcase for industrial park rejuvenation

At A Glance


Area: 24,000,000 m2

Location: Shanghai, China

Completion: 2014

Clients:
Baosteel Group Corporation

Scope of Work:
MP Urban Design

The Challenge


- The major challenge was revitalising the district while retaining elements of its industrial identity.

- Industrial buildings and key historical landmarks were handpicked for conservation and reuse.

- The plans also focused on strengthening the district’s connectivity with Shanghai downtown and complementing the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.