Shanghai Binfencheng Landscape Design

Shanghai Binfencheng Landscape Design

Above one of Shanghai’s busiest subway stations is an urban Green Valley complex. As the most brilliant highlight of the project, the designer incorporated a trail-like landscape design park into the architectural space. And through the URBAN FARM concept that integrates the natural environment and human space, this 20,000-square-meter green valley complex “weaves” its pace into the daily lives of citizens by creating a smart roof form.

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Spectacular Green Roofs Around the World

Spectacular Green Roofs Around the World

Green roofs are sprouting up more and more on buildings around the world, from private residences and schools to cultural institutions and businesses. Made with hardy varieties of succulents, grasses, wildflowers, and herbs atop several structural layers—including a waterproof membrane and levels for drainage, insulation, and filtering—these self-sustaining living architectural features can bring natural beauty to urban buildings or connect rural structures to their surrounding landscapes.

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Holland Turns Over 300 Bus Stops into Green Roof Ecosystems for Bees

Holland Turns Over 300 Bus Stops into Green Roof Ecosystems for Bees

As the world’s bee populations continue to decline, one province in Holland is taking steps to give these pollinators new ecosystems. By transforming over 300 bus stops into green hubs, the country’s Utrecht province is innovating new solutions for how to balance the environment in an urban setting. In doing so, they’re setting a positive example for the rest of the world. Utrecht—Holland’s fourth-largest city—has fitted its 316 bus stops…

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Typical structures and drainage facilities for permeable sidewalks

Typical structures and drainage facilities for permeable sidewalks

In recent years, urban economic construction has shown a trend of prosperity and development. Although tall buildings rise from the ground and all roads are unobstructed, waterlogging and non-point source pollution after rain have become common problems that plague many cities. As the country attaches great importance to the construction of sponge cities, various regions have rapidly launched large-scale construction of sponge cities. Urban roads, park squares and other pavements…

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Lawn drainage method of football field

Lawn drainage method of football field

The field of the football field is large and flat. It needs to meet the needs of a long game, so the drainage of the football field is very important. So, how does the artificial turf drainage of the football field work? Many people do not understand it. Leiyuan Construction will introduce the construction method of artificial turf drainage for football fields. 1. Site surface drainage method This is a…

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The drainage system of the Forbidden City is better than you think

The drainage system of the Forbidden City is better than you think

The drainage system of the Forbidden City is better than you think At the beginning of the construction of the Forbidden City in Beijing, the drainage system was accurately measured, precisely designed, and carefully constructed. At least, the drainage system of the Forbidden City is much better than you think. The ground of the Forbidden City conforms to the characteristics of the geographical environment of Beijing, and the overall trend…

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Explore the German urban drainage system

Explore the German urban drainage system

In Germany, I had experienced several heavy rains, but I did not see waterlogging. The reason is related to Germany’s precautions in the process of urban construction and the importance it attaches to the drainage system. According to personal observations and access to information, the drainage system in German cities has two notable features. The first feature of is the combination of above and below ground. Earlier, Germany’s urban drainage…

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