40hours community

Address
Chengdu.Sichuan.China

Team
Young Zhang  

Scale
Extra large 

State
Scheme 

Type
Urban Design  Residential 

Time
2006 

Area
260公顷(171,000㎡)

Partner


Urbanites nowadays, no matter where he is, Hongkong or Chengdu, is trapped in the life time model of 8+8+8, which is, 8 hours at work, 8 hours leisure time and 8 hours sleeping. It is not difficult to conclude that the 8 hours at work is the cost of leisure, meanwhile, the 8 hours at leisure just existing as the rewards of work. Therefore, work and leisure became a pair of quits concepts. Supposing that the 8 hours of work could process with leisurely attitude, and the 8 hours could produce lots value, the mode will be transformed into 16+16+8. As a result, the scale of the time in a day will extend to 40 hours. The scheme of urban design explores new life style in hongguang town with the concept of 40hours community. The planning imports a green corridor as a clue connects urban spirit, culture, life, health, ecology and value, to be a new town model which is degage, flexible, and leisurely, efficient and attractive. The consistent corridor provides a healthy veranda, open space system and maximal developable edge. The spirit core of green corridor is that treating the traditional urban axis rationally, and creating values and solve spatial problem, what is 40 hours community pursues for.

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