The public long park can accommodate some biggest variety of Korean plant species, including flowers, shrubs, trees. It collects more than 200 species and sub-species. The total plants that this park have is 24,000 plants that will grow in the next decade to the final heights.
The complex center can organize all the facilities in McCormick Place with a string stroke that can be seen from the downtown of Chicago. The plaza itself has a role as a pedestrian space with vehicular circulation too. The detail of granite is used extensively and the active water feature creates the plaza centerpiece.
SWA also works together with Lake Flato Architects to make a metal structure. This kind of structure can help the sculpture safe from the sun. The structure also provides a shaded area for the community activities, so they will not feel too hot.
The landscape setback offers a park-like backdrop for Sun City Hall and the Tea Lounge. Both spaces are considered as two important public spaces in Sun City Tower Kobe.
SWA worked together with some developers and architects to design Google Headquarters. With this awesome collaboration, two key planning decisions have been created. The first is about treating the park and the campus as one landscape. The second is asserting the landscape presence by raising the building.
The landscape of is full of curving bands of paving, promenades, hedges, and also rows of trees. The water fountain and the seating area also welcome all visitors around the city. Providing an awesome outdoor space for gathering.
SWA has an opportunity to design Thousand Lantern Lake Park with the relativity blank canvas. They can create a master plan for this park to connect and also inspire the Nanhai city into the future well. The site can grow faster too in the future.
Previously, the courtyards were just grass and trees in the facility. However, since the project, the courtyards have large event lawns, trellises, a number of seating areas with different designs and styles.
The park has an 80-foot wide by 700-foot long reflection pool to act as the formal central axis for the space as well as a central cross-axis providing two smaller spaces to either side, one is the Arbor in the Pines while the other is the O. Jack Mitchell Garden.
The central canal and linear waterfront park link the site to Suzhou, while the civic plaza, the main building, water platform, and reflecting pool establish a new north-south axis that provides orientation and directs views as well.
It also connects the city’s landmarks and neighborhoods with the waterfront via distinct ‘lines’ and ‘windows’, turning the discontinuous promenade segments into a single walkable promenade.