Cambridge Waters

Baoshan, Shanghai, China

data, awards, description

Cambridge Waters introduces a new standard of living to Shanghai.

Newly designed residences Cambridge Waters is a residential development in China’s Baoshan, a rapidly evolving district in Shanghai’s north. Set amongst stunningly landscaped gardens and canals, the development comprises a mixture of low- and medium-rise apartments, offering young professionals a new standard of living in the heart of Baoshan. The development’s location makes the most of Baoshan’s convenient access to transport and central amenities.

A desirable address The first Cambridge Waters homes sold out within weeks of entering the market in 2004. An additional 3500 homes were completed in 2008, and a final stage of development continues to meet the demands of a discerning generation and offer an unprecedented urban lifestyle.

Developing the masterplan In creating Cambridge Waters, AJ+C collaborated with SPG’s Tim Schwager and Oculus, the Australian landscape architects.

  • Date
    2002-2008
  • Client
    Shanghai Cambridge Property Development Co Ltd
  • Stage one
    Site area: 21.8 ha
    FSR: 1.1:1
    GFA: 217,042 m²
    Apartments: 1500
  • Stage Two
    Site area: 25.8 ha
    FSR: 1.45:1
    GFA: 373,755 m²
    Apartments: 3500
  • Awards
  • 2003
    China Real Estate Innovation Award
  • 2003
    National Architecture & Planning Competition (China),
    – Gold Medals for Architecture & Planning

news, video, testimonials

  • Press release: Community and choice – the Chinese apartment market embraces change