2022 UDAD 🏆 Awards

Gold Winner | Sunac Riverside Island | SUNAC China Southwest Group

Jiangxin Island project is located in the south of Olive Dam, Jinghong City, Xishuangbanna, north of Lancang River. Xishuangbanna is located in the northern edge of the tropics. It is the only tropical rainforest nature reserve in China. It is a national ecological demonstration area and a national scenic spot.

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Gold 🏆 Winner
Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards 2022

Sunac Riverside Island
Housing Architecture Concept

SUNAC China Southwest Group

SUNAC China Southwest Group

Design Team
SUNAC China Southwest Group

Jinghong City, Xishuangbanna


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Walking in Xishuangbanna amid tropical rain forest, you will find rainforest islands.

They inherit the space heritage of Dai Village, with street and town space juxtaposes “temple heart and village heart”.

During the walk, you can experience the unique village gate, the towering sacred tree, the village heart surrounded by layers, and the temple heart overlooking the water. The dai Village scenery here makes people linger and forget to return. The dai Village rainforest islands in the jungle, especially enchanting.

Every encounter with the rainforest islands is the meaning of sojourn.

The architecture on the island inherits the essence of dai Village space. A large number of elevated Spaces blur the boundary between indoor and outdoor, and residents can immerse themselves in the mild and humid climate. The buildings in the village have retained the style of traditional Dai architecture, just like the national culture inherited for thousands of years, which has never disappeared.

The bank of lancang River is the dai Village water Street, which connects the demonstration area with the water splashing square.

Here, take a fruit-laden boat, wander freely, see the glittering floating markets along the banks, and feel the city’s fireworks.

There is only one Xishuangbanna in the world, to create the only island life scene in Xishuangbanna, to create the most “Dai” local style experience. Innovative design of tropical coastal island living international holiday style products, to create the most amorous private island and waterfront life. The design introduces the water system into the interior of the site, forming an island group with the waterfront as the texture. The waterfront garden with tropical rainforest style is built beside the island river, and the pleasant Dai Village style is created inside the island.

Here, there is the historical context of “one river connects six countries”, bearing the forward-looking future of Xishuangbanna.

Here, rivers crisscross islands of tropical rain forest.

Here, there is a return to the local Dai Village style, retain the beautiful midsummer night.

Here, there are bright border trade star night market, ethnic customs and culture unparalleled in the world.

Here is the super IP of Border Trade Cultural Tourism – Lancang-Mekong Civilization Meeting room.