Hong Kong S.A.R., China   |  2022

MUSE Design Awards Silver Winner

Wetland Seasons Park

Entrant Company

LWK + PARTNERS

Category

Landscape Design

Client's Name

Sun Hung Kai Properties

Sub-Category

Residential Landscape

The Wetland Seasons Park is a Comprehensive Development at “CDA” Site in Planning Area 115 (i.e., Tin Shui Wai Town Lot 34), Tin Shui Wai that is approx. 64,400m2. It is bounded by the core and inner zones of the Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) to the north and east, government, institution or community (G/IC) facilities to the south, and high-rise public estates such as Tin Heng Estate, Tin Chak Estate, Tin Yat Estate, Grandeur Terrace and Vianni Cove to the west. The proposed development consists of 20 tower blocks, 10 villas and 10 houses and the estimated population is 5,181 people while not less than 5,500 m2 open space and approx. 21,259 m2 soft landscape areas out of 64,400m2 total site area are provided that achieved more than 30% of the green coverage. The landscape areas adopted a hierarchical approach to the sequence of spaces and the movement from public areas to more intimate spaces that includes a 30m wide non-building area along the boundary with the Hong Kong Wetland Park is designed as a green buffer, green corridor along the internal paths insides the site which consists of the central open space bounded by tree and shrubs planting formed a green hub of the proposed development, landscape paths between villas, house and residential towers connect a series of small spaces throughout the proposed development as well as linking up tree clusters along the site periphery as well as central and pocket open spaces are intended for leisure, relaxation and acting as a breathing spaces for future residents. A combination of species trees and shrub planting are also provided along the internal roads with the development. These have the most benefit by creating a lush of tree planting avenue. The planting incorporates a varied planting palette to yield changing variety and seasonal interest. Peripheral planting of the development includes native species as far as possible to prevent non-native species from colonizing the Hong Kong Wetland Park and jeopardize its native ecology, and to create an effective buffer to minimize visual impact of the development.

Credits

Architect
LWK + PARTNERS
Main Contractor
Chun Fai Construction Company Ltd.
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