Having gone through all the information, the pressing mission is to make this potentially top notch waterfront an accessible, approachable and humane environment. The reclamation activity had put God's hand in man to alter the topography and the natural boundary. To maintain part of old waterfront no matter the size is important to acknowledge and preserve the once glorious past. That is the reason to reassemble the Queen's Pier close to original position with edge of old waterfront acknowledged. The realignment of Road P2 curvaceous around the preserved site. The downgrade of Road P2 to Boulevard slow down the speed and make the road friendlier and more accessible to pedestrian. The existing alignment of airport rail, Central-Wanchai Bypass and Road P1 shall remain as that of OZP.
Waterfront is for people. Green tranquilize and rejuvenate. Green also connect destinations. To retain as much green as possible is the main objective so that various activities and destinations is accessible. The site is facing North and is located at about 22.3 degree North. The land slope at this angle can turned into an amphitheater and with sufficient greening, the overall space of Waterfront is expended with open stage and show area. The site east of Tamar, which is directly North is ideal to designed with a giant sun dial and earmarked none other than Planetarium will further strengthen the site that acknowledged time and nature.
The main connecting spine is the creation of the International Art Strip. The long curvaceous strip of land connects all the greens, destinations, nodes and East and West end. The strip will thrive with kiosks, shops, exhibits, foods, alfresco restaurant, etc.. One of the major attraction is the collection of Street Arts from countries around the World that strategically stationed at about 60m apart. That will works out to be a hundred over pieces of outdoor sculptures. Appreciate arts enlivening and enlightening. This will make this strip very global and befitting for this main door to the World.
Lots of public amenities, recreations and entertainments are incorporated. The Hong Kong Star Flyer at 168m height as beckon of entertainment area. Street Beach near by as outdoor contact with water. The adjacent Pedestrian Street connect axially bringing crowd from hinterland, Central Station, Statue Square, Memorial Garden to the waterfront. It is a thriving place to hang out with alfresco restaurants, shops, kiosks, street artists. There are also destinations like Musical Fountain, Hard Rock Cafe, Boutique Hotel, Cineplex, Aquarium, Exhibition...
Connectivity and accessibility is enhanced by pedestrian link bridges from two main MTR stations directly to the waterfront ares. There are numerous other connecting pedestrian bridges including a new link to the West end of piers connected to the site. The site is more vibrant with a more transparent and accessible planning.
Hong Kong Central Waterfront, a place progressing with Time, expending the Earth, that is sustaining Mankind.
"To live fully is to live with nature. Preserve for continuity that is sustainable. No place be strip of its history. For present and future generation to perpetuate and to harmonize the environment, to appreciate nature that start with time immemorial...
Time, the day and the night, the tract of solar movement depict the site that is respectful of its existence. Earth slope at 22 degree facing North turn itself a solar dial. Greening of this and turned it into outdoor amphitheater expended further the space for men, women and children to rest, play and appreciate.
As front door to the world, a piece of representative cultural art as street sculpture from each country be stationed majestically along the International Art Strip, overseeing Victoria Harbour. Everyone has a place, so to speak, in Hong Kong Waterfront, the main door to the world."