The Hangzhou Qiantang Bay Future Headquarters Base (QBFHB) is located in the core block of Qianjiang Century City in Hangzhou, adjacent to Asian Games Village of the 19th Asian Games in 2022 in the north and Hangzhou International Expo Center (main venue of G20 summit 2016) in the south. In the future, the base will gather leading enterprises, headquarters of international organizations, and headquarters of "unicorn" enterprises both in China and around the world. Through the planning of underground, above-ground, output density and development intensity, it will create an innovative place for the global headquarters and a dynamic future-oriented urban area.
In order to fully demonstrate the industrial planning direction, overall development and construction plan, urban function and urban spatial form of QBFHB under the background of Hangzhou’s development strategy to “Develop alongside Qiantang River”, this international urban design competition is hereby held. The results of this urban design will be fully incorporated into the regulatory adjustment of QBFHB in the future.
The competition is open to design teams globally. Design team shall fully study and understand the location of the world-class urban agglomerations of Yangtze River Delta, and Hangzhou’s unique geographical and cultural landscape, as well as headquarters economy. In this context, design team is expected to put forward industry positioning of QBFHB, taking into account a variety of enterprise types, giving full play to the advantages of industry in Hangzhou, creating comprehensive live-work area.
Qiantang Bay Future Headquarters Base Site