Tianjin/Education Zone along Middle Stream of Haihe River
In the ‘Three-Section Urban Planning Strategy’, a large-scale education zone is founded along the middle stream of Haihe River.
The founding of this education zone is to support the development of the middle stream of Haihe River; balance the layout of significant programs on both sides of Haihe River; promote urbanization level of South Bank of Haihe River; boost the development of surrounding districts by realizing the cooperation between Education, Residence and Industry and lead the development of hi-tech industries as well as modern services. The location of this education zone is on the joint of the axis of comprehensive urban development and the north-south axis of soft power.
This education zone conforms the scattered education resources of Tianjin and promote the quality of these resources collectively. It provides a platform for the adjustment of vocational education layout and professional setting. There are two institutions of higher education, five higher vocational education colleges ,two secondary vocational schools and scientific research institutions. These institutions will be finished in three stages.
The layout of education zone contains two wings with a ecological green corridor in between. The ecological green corridor goes along the orientation of north-south axis of city soft power. Education institutions as well as supporting residential buildings and facilities locate in two wings, while ecological green corridor has public virescence and sports facilities. This arrangement aims at create abundant natural ventilation and maximize landscape value for sharing.
Towards the end of the practice of ‘Three-Section Urban Planning Strategy’, Haihe River Education Zone will be established as a humanistic, ecological and innovative experimental area.
Reference: Urban Planning of Haihe River Education Zone.