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
Following a design competition, IO has been awarded both the master plan of a 93 hectare waterfront CBD development and a new Cross Straits Forum in the island of Pingtan in China.
Pingtan is planned as a new commercial hub to drive communication and commercial trade between China and Taiwan. Part of the competition included the design of a new Cross Straits Forum including theater, convention, exhibition and auxiliary commercial and cultural facilities.