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A Sustainable Plan
for Lovers' Road

Zhuhai Lover's Road Redevelopment
Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, China

Lovers’ Road South is a key transportation and public improvement project for the future mega-city of the Pearl River Delta.

Founded as one of China’s first Special Economic Zones, Zhuhai is rapidly growing as a modern city known for its beautiful, long coastline and strategic location as a regional transportation hub across the bay from Hong Kong.

HOK created a sustainable master plan for the redevelopment of Lovers’ Road, which connects the key districts in Zhuhai, as well as the east and south waterfront facing Macau, and the gateway of the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge.

The plan creates a green framework of cultural, entertainment and civic destinations that revitalize the waterfront and catalyze the redevelopment of all the edges.

Public realm improvements include streetscape enhancements and a new gateway to the city’s central business district, as well as numerous parks. The project includes a transit plaza at the new regional light rail station, waterfront promenades with local cultural features, custom-designed road lighting systems and bus shelters.

All of the plan’s components are informed by the local landscape ecology and are intended to advance Zhuhai’s “Garden City” brand.


Main road: 5.6 miles / 9 km.
Branch roads: 6.2 miles / 10 km.
Open spaces: 86.5 acres / 35 hectares


Landscape Architecture
Master Planning