Tanghua Architect & Associates won the international architecture design competition for Ningbo International Conference Center
In June 2019, based on the country’s opening up strategy , the need to host high-profile exhibitions, and responding to the “Belt and Road” as well as the “Yangtze River Delta integration” strategies, the Ningbo Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government launched the international architecture design competition for the Ningbo International Conference Center， attempting to elevate the City’s openness, influence and appeal with such an international conference center of “world-class standard and Chinese water town charm”.
Tanghua Architect & Associates has won the international architecture design competition for Ningbo International Conference Center.
The conference center is located in the Dongqian Lake Scenic Area on the southeast side of Ningbo City, covering an area of about 70 hectares (1050 mu), with a total construction area of about 286,600 square meters.
Preserving the current typology, water system and ecosystem with the conference center intensively arranged in a belt-shaped area, the design is a romantic retention of agricultural landscape in the era of rapid urban expansion. Not only did it flexibly reserves land for future urban development, but also the current paddy has become an ecologically continuous transition zone of “city-field symbiosis”.