Historic Zhuhai sugar factory to be reborn as a low-carbon cultural hub

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A new adaptive reuse project is looking to save a sweet piece of history in China. International design firm Woods Bagot unveiled plans to revitalize the disused Hongqi Zhen Sugar Factory in Zhuhai’s Jinwan District into a spectacular new cultural park. Designed to include a sugar industry museum and a chocolate factory among other facilities, the mixed-use development will aim to offset its carbon footprint with solar panels, rainwater harvesting, and geothermal heating and cooling systems.

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