award: i) Elected be one of the Creative Architectural Design by Housing and Urban Construction Department of Fujian Province. ii) One of the 2012 Fujian Construction Science and Technology Achievement Project
Pingtan is planned as a new commercial hub to drive communication and commercial trade between China and Taiwan. Part of the competition for the design of the Cross Strait Forum included a theatre, convention, exhibition, and auxiliary commercial and cultural facilities. The detailed masterplanning of the 93 hectares waterfront Central Business District was awarded to IO, following success in the international design competition.