27 | 07 | 2020
Winning project / The Third Hebei International Urban Planning and Design Competition
DPA is the winner of the Hangang District Urban Design International Master Competition (City of Handan, China) The study carried out by DPA on Hangang district, in the city of Handan (Hebei Province), develops an adapted and flexible urban development strategy. The area represents about a quarter of the city's territory, composed of very heterogeneous built elements, an important industrial heritage, and a great variety of landscapes.
The industrial heritage formed the starting point for the new development of the Hangang district, as did the geographical reality of the site, which guided its design process and organization. The proposal defines a set of tools, offering the necessary flexibility for its future adaptation and the development of mixed and varied architectures.