Tag Archives: Dive – A tourist center to discover the underwater city of Shi Cheng

Submission: January 4, 2022
Registration: January 3, 2022
Language: English
Location: Zhejiang, China
Prizes: $24000
Type: Open Competition


The challenge is to design a tourist centre on Qiandao Lake for the exploration of the submerged Shi Cheng City. The underwater city of Shi Cheng is often referred to as the ‘Atlantis of the East.’ Its ruins have managed to prevail gloriously for all these centuries so its potential as a wide-open tourist destination is to be explored. The aim of the tourist centre is to tell the story of the unseen, submerged city. Water construction techniques and materials are to be explored. The visitors centre must extend on the water to provide a clear view of the city for people not willing to go diving. The diving facility is an important feature.

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