Chinese Megaproject Goes From Urban to Rural

New York architects Tsao & McKown are developing a handful of communities in Chengdu that range from dense urban living to agrarian lifestyles.

Gwen Webber at The Architect's Newspaper talks with Calvin Tsao of Tsao & McKown about their projects in Chengdu:

"Ranging from 300,000 square feet to upwards of 24 million square feet, the projects are divided into three categories: Ex-Urban links agricultural communities to the city; Urban or "Agora" focuses on live-work-play concepts in a mixed-use urban context, while Post-Industrial Mixed-Use Development re-purposes industrial sites."

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