The integrated approach of Sunqiao Urban Agricultural City
Discover China’s first comprehensive modern agricultural development zone. Founded in 1996 by the National Planning Committee, the 8.6 km2 area is now transformed into a multi-functional zone. Shanghai Sunqiao Modern Agricultural Development Zone already has seeding, facility agriculture, food processing biotechnology, green technology and tourism functions.
Applying the ’shared city’ concept
The master plan and urban development strategy focuses on the friendliness of the environment, low carbon transportation, flexibility and innovation. By applying the ’shared city’ concept, the multi-dimensional area was designed to share communication space, landscape resources, public service facilities and technological achievements. The result is the successful synergy between urban food production and city development. How inspiring!