Oriental One

Shanghai, China

Oriental One
Title:Oriental One, Shanghai, China
Markets:Residential, Mixed-use
Services:Landscape architecture
Region:Asia Pacific and Australasia
Team:Gillespies, RSHP
Photography:Photographs: Vanke Shanghai | CGI: Gillespies
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This luxury development for Vanke in the Baoshan Road district of Shanghai was masterplanned by Rogers, Stirk Harbour and Partners. The new neighbourhood is defined by a high-quality public realm and a series of dynamic and beautiful gardens that blend English and Asian approaches to planting and activation.

Large communal courtyards create a theatrical experience that delights the senses and create moments of delight, with green spaces for relaxation and a series of grand water features guiding visitors through the interspersed, richly planted spaces. A meandering stream culminates in a cascade providing a dramatic approach to the clubhouse. Smaller roof gardens between the towers provide a varied programme of active and passive activities, each with a strong planting character to complement their use.

A generous streetscape provides a setting for the development and creates strong connections to the surrounding neighbourhoods.


  • 2023 Shortlisted for World Landscape Architecture Award - Built Commercial Residential