Sasaki contributed an article about the plan for the revitalization of Shanghai's Suzhou Creek in Landscape Architecture Frontiers. The article explores Sasaki’s comprehensive approach to reimagining the role of a reclaimed Suzhou Creek as a centerpiece of a new urban district following a massive clean-up effort remediating years of pollution in the creek.
The plan for Suzhou Creek, spanning 12.5 kilometers of prime waterfront in the center of Shanghai, includes mixed-use development and new active public spaces along the creek—celebrating the waterway as the heart of urban life in the area. The article explains that, “The future of Suzhou Creek is envisioned as a gathering place for humanity, emphasizing recreation and contemporary lifestyle to set a new standard for Shanghai’s urban waterfronts.”
Read an article about Suzhou Creek published in The Guardian here.