Quarry Garden

Renovated from abandoned quarry yard, Quarry Garden has become one new landmark and name card of Shanghai. Its capabilities are fully displayed based on ecological restoration and culture reconstruction strategies. One dangerous inaccessible abandoned land has been built into one attractive tourist resort for visitors approaching natural landscape and experiencing the culture of quarrying industry. And the challenge of constructing dramatic aesthetic space on highly-difficult construction techniques also becomes one highlight of this project. Read more

Landscape Architecture: THUPDI & Tsinghua University, Beijing
Location: Songjiang District, Shanghai, China
Client: Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden
This project won ASLA Honor Award 2012

4 Comments
  • studio basta 02.11.13

    wonderful project…the intervention match well with the genius loci.


  • matt 02.11.13

    strong similarities between this and Dani Karavans memorial ‘passages’ which honours Walter Benjamin.


  • Bahb 02.17.13

    This got me suuuuuper stoked, nice job homies!


  • Daniel Monteiro 02.28.13

    Beautifully presented, beautifully done, congratulations to the team.
    daniel monteiro



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