Yuanxiang Lake [远香湖], Shanghai: 31.362800, 121.288800
Yuanxiang Lake [远香湖]
Development of a new city center
Location: [嘉定新城核心景观] Jiading New Central Area, Shanghai
Typology: City center Scale: 33.85ha (lake surface) Contracting authority: Jiading authorities, developer : Shanghai Jiading Development company Main Stakeholders: NITA Year: 2004-today
Yuanxiang Lake, whose shape looks like the character “sea” (海), is the largest of 18 lakes in Jiading District. It is intended as the centre of Jiading New Town. Business and commercial areas will be positioned on its North and leisure areas on its South. The islands in the lake will constitute the central part of the new town for both residents and visitors.