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Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City

Fengdu lies on the western side of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. Because of its periodic flooding, settlement was moved to a new location on a plateau north of the dam.

Revitalization and relocation plan for Ghost City involves the community in a comprehensive development concept integrating urban space planning and traditional cultural elements.

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Acknowledgement prize for preservation project in China
“A strong vision to conserve historical heritage and cultural traditions” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2008 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Fengdu, China
Kai Sheng Li
Main Author
Kai Sheng Li
China Academy of Art, School of Architecture, China
Nu Peng
Further Author
Nu Peng
Tongji University, College of Architecture & Urban Planning (CAUP) , China
Acknowledgement prize 2008
Asia Pacific
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