As a new sports building landmark in the near future and an active popular sports park of Shanghai, Xujiahui Sports Park has attracted great attention in the past year. Many famous media have made detailed report to the project, while HPP, as the designer, also made deep report on the general and architecture design of the project. Now, this article is taking another perspective and focusing on the landscape design to introduce you a preview surprise!
徐家汇体育公园总平面图Master Plan of Xujiahui Sports Park
The general layout of Xujiahui Sports Park appears the “One-Axis and Two-Wing” type, with three areas from north to south, including Relaxing Park, Professional Events Axis and Sports Park. Landscape design fully cooperates with the planning form, with the optimization of competition axis and Event Plaza, improvement of outdoor fitness and leisure space, integration of natural landscape, and connection among different areas through internal and external double tracks while reserving existing functions of sports park.
“一轴两翼”的布局”One axis and two-wing” type
“Spring Themed Park”: Based on the theme of Spring, flowers such as sakura, peach blossom and purple-leaf plum shall be planted to build a park of spring, and petal will be withdrew as landscape design factor, scattering on the ground, meanwhile, it will be applied on chairs and stepping stones, etc.
“春和景明”区域效果图Rendering of “Spring Themed Park”
“Seasonal Park”: Based on the season change of Summer, Autumn, Winter, by taking “seasons” as the concept of this area, the designers are building a park with changeable four-season landscape, and withdraw wood and leaf as landscape design factors, creating a leisure and active place.
“林木明瑟”区域效果图Rendering of “Seasonal Park”
Water Garden: Designers adopted delicate small fountains and water-fall to enrich the fun of landscape.
特色泉涌效果图Rendering of Special Fountains
水景旁步道Footpath by the waterscape
水花园效果图Rendering of Water Garden
Professional Event Axis
The Professional Event Axis is a middle axis for undertaking sports culture and competition events, with such plazas from west to east side as West Entrance Plaza, Event Plaza and East Entrance Plaza.
庆典广场平面图Master Plan of the Event Plaza
The overall design of the Event Plaza is derived from vertical facade texture reserved in building, extending to pavement design of the plaza, forming an overall axis from east to west. The plaza design takes consideration of competition days and daily activities, emphasizing the landmark and identifiability of Caoxi Road and Tianyaoqiao Road through instructive lamp standards, tree arrays and pavement, with effective combination of evacuate route. The blend of original torch statue and greening preserves the impression of original scene, and with temporary LED screen, thick external competition atmosphere can be created.
庆典广场剖面图Section of Event Plaza
Sports Park mainly consists of Basketball Park, Football Park and Tennis Park, undertaking the popular sports function and providing citizens with outdoor ball games with high involvement. The appearance of special planting beds is developed from Shanghai Indoor Stadium. It extracts its characteristic of plane elliptical modeling as well as fluctuating facade, diversifying the dimension of planting beds.
篮球公园效果图Rendering of Basketball Park
特色种植池the Special Planting Beds
出地面楼梯美化设计Stair Case Beautify Design
Another feature of Basketball Park is the ground pavement. Designers adopt water permeable bricks of three kinds of surface of black, neutral grey and light grey surface in different dimensions and colors as pavement material, creating an interesting and active ground design.
篮球公园铺地效果图Rendering of the Pavement in Basketball Park
篮球公园下沉广场Sunken Plaza of Basketball Park
Xujiahui Sports Park is not only for professional events, but also for citizen public sports. It will become a popular leisure park which will retain people linger with the rich landscape level and perfect vision conditions.
Project name: Xujiahui Sports Park
Clients: Shanghai Administration of Sport + Shanghai JiushiGroup Co.,Ltd
general planning, architecture design, landscape design
Plot Ratio: 0.65
HPP Landscape team: Kang Yi, Xu Yaping, Xu Xinlian
LDI: Institute of Shanghai Architectural Design & Research(Co., Ltd.)
Landscape Consultants: eadg