Tangshan Garden Expo Park: From Brownfield to Green Oasis

Tangshan Garden Expo is a 2.18 km² urban park in the well-known industrial town of China – Kaiping District, Tangshan City in Hebei. It was formerly an urban brownfield with industrial and construction waste piled high and subsidence ponds formed by coal mining scattered. This is a significant planning and design project for transforming the wasteland into an urban oasis that is ecologically resilient, sustainable, and low carbon.

Safety issue is the most important concern during the three-year construction. To eliminate potential collapse, rigorous site investigation and geological exploration are specialized by the multi-disciplinary team. The team used existing non-hazardous construction waste to create mountainous terrain in conjunction with the

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