2002, China Guangzhou
Site Area,
acres 790
Total Building Area,
sq m 315,870

Agile Gardens South Village

When Agile Holdings Co., Ltd., one of South China’s largest housing developers, decided to build a large residential plan in the southern suburb of Guangzhou, The Jerde Partnership broke the Asian mold, giving the people of China something new by creating a resort-style town center as the cultural heart of a master planned residential neighborhood. To create an urban community for 100,000 residents in Guangzhou, Jerde blended into the middle- to upper-class district a town center incorporating special features such as a communal clubhouse with elegant swimming facilities, a retail shopping street, and a lakeside restaurant for residents and visitors alike.


client Agile (Holdings) Co., Ltd.
  • 80 percent of apartments sold prior to opening
  • 60 percent of homes sold prior to opening
  • 3 million visitors in first year
  • Program

    Total Building Area: 315,870 sq m
    Town Center 148,644 square meters
    Residential (1,230 units) 167,225 square meters
    Clubhouse 22,482 square meters
    Entertainment & Dining 18,023 square meters
    Retail 12,000 square meters
    Sales Office 6,298 square meters