Location: Bei Jing Lu
Award: The 1st Prize for Excellent Urban-Rural Planning and Design of Guangdong Province in 2013
As the central axis of ancient Guangzhou city, Bei Jing Lu has longstanding commercial tradition with the continuing Qilou buildings.
The Plan proposes some strategic measures (such as conserving existing Qilou, guiding new development, perfecting the Qilou system, refining spatial structure, relocating the population of old downtown and enhancing the commercial energy) to control and guide the landscape, functions, land and traffic facilities and contribute to the harmony and win-win result of Qilou conservation and development.
The timely launch of the Plan helps conserve some Qilou and traditional featured blocks that were at the risk of being removed and redeveloped.