From a contaminated industrial estate to a 5.5 sq km oasis of nature in the heart of Beijing, China. The Central Green Forest Park has been essential to the ecological recovery of a site that was a former chemicals factory. It has fast become one of Beijing’s most popular green spaces, playing host to an array of recreation and education activities.
Designed around the traditional 24-season Chinese lunar calendar, the park’s mosaic of flexible forest rooms emphasise the changing seasons and will change as the park matures over time. From bird watching areas, playgrounds, botanic gardens, sports fields, observation hills and sculpture parks, the patchwork of rooms offers endless recreation possibilities.
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