TLS +SOM selected as 1 of the 12 teams to submit proposals to design China’s new administrative capital in Xiong’an
TLS teamed up with SOM to present its design proposal for the boot area in China’s new administrative capital in Xiong’an. The team was selected as one of the 12 design teams earlier this year after President Xi Jinping’s announced to develop a new city in the Hebei province to move non-capital functions away from Beijing in April 2017. The vision and masterplan document was released at the same time and states “The establishment of Xiongan New Area in Hebei Province is a significant decision and arrangement by the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core to push forward the coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei,” .
All 12 teams present their proposal to the jury this week.