Positive Interaction between Transportation Hub and Urban Space in Mega-city. Redesign the Generation of Urban Design Strategies at Shanghai West Railway Station

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With the high-speed intercity passenger transportation gradually entering peopl definition of intercity railway transportation has been changing. Meanwhile, high-speed intercity passenger service station and the surrounding areas are still stuck in outdated facilities and chaotic image. The essay focus to figure out what is the positive interaction between transportation hub and urban space. It aims to provide people available and affordable transportation not only with traffic and infrastructure planning, but also with outstanding urban design quality and its Social Dimension. As the rapid development of China's mega-cities, Shanghai has a dominant role in transportation in the Yangtze River Delta region. Through the description of current situation between urban space and transportation hub at Shanghai West Railway Station, the redesign intends to put forward the challenges that Shanghai West Railway Station will face at present and in the future development, evaluate the transformation of the old city with concrete examples, design and bring forward the corresponding strategies in six aspects: space, transportation, function, form, ecology and the connection to the surrounding area, determine a more appropriate and more extensive updates and development from multiple angles on the basis of a variety of factors so as to improve the vitality of the region gradually. On this basis, this paper will make an objective analysis on how to enhance the quality of the environment around the station and along the railway and improve the split urban space caused by the rail lines, thus creating a more effective system design mode to make sustainable development in Shanghai West Railway Station area.
Book of proceedings: Annual AESOP Congress, Definite Space – Fuzzy Responsibility, Prague, 13-16th July, 2015
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