Phase I and II: 130 hectares; 375,000 m²
Phase III: 115 hectares; 800,000 m²
Agile Property Holdings Limited, Hong Kong
This serene 130 hectare site - located in the Lin Gong City Greenbelt that is part of the New Pudong Area of Shanghai - will be transformed from its current use as a golf course into a resort and golf community of 2,200 residences that will be anchored by adjacent golf courses to its east and west. To its south, the third phase will add 5,300 residences in a fully serviced residential community that will provide institutional, commercial and social facilities to support the entire community.
The first phase, which includes a resort hotel, clubhouses, and recreation amenities, is confined to the elongated strip of land on the east side of the site in order to allow the existing course to be phased out. Modestly scaled apartment buildings overlook the adjacent new golf course, and height and density drops towards the inside of the site by using a variety of innovative residential typologies.
By ‘emptying out’ the center of the existing golf course and combining existing water bodies into a central lake, the resort ambience that is created provides spectacular waterfront settings for the finger-like inner enclaves. The village-like ambience is enhanced by retaining the undulating topography of the original golf course, and throughout the development generous ‘greens’ that recall fairways provide continuity to the pervasive atmosphere of golfing and relaxed resort living.