Oriental One

Shanghai, China

Oriental One

Oriental One is a major mixed-use destination within Shanghai, comprising a rich mix of high-end residential, retail and recreational spaces. Ten towers sit within a generous public realm and series of private open spaces inspired by the English country garden, designed to support a vibrant social lifestyle for the new residents and surrounding community.

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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