Xuhui Runway Park: Former airport runway transformed into sustainable urban park in Shanghai

A disused runway, which was once part of Shanghai’s only civilian aiport, has been transformed into a linear park which is now home to an array of flora and fauna native to the Yangtze River Delta. Xuhui Runway Park, which is almost two kilometes-long, features pedestrian walkways, designated bike lanes and six rows of deciduous trees. Located in the Xuhui Riverfront Area of Shanghai, architecture studio Sasaki designed … Continue reading Xuhui Runway Park: Former airport runway transformed into sustainable urban park in Shanghai