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No. 18 Guan Shu Yuan Hutong / Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

No. 18 Guan Shu Yuan Hutong / Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

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Beijing, China
  • Architects: Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  160
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2010
  • Photographs photographs:  Jeremy San
  • Design Team: Liu Yuyang, Hsu Chien-ho, Zhao Gang, Liang Xing
  • Lighting Design: UnoLai Design
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Text description provided by the architects. The project calls for the renovation of a small courtyard house in Guan Shu Yuan Hutong, Beijing, which is located between the famed Yonghe Tibetan Temple and the historical Im- perial Academy.

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The client is an art collector from Shanghai, whose wish is to reinvent this “pocket-house” into a gallery with a “Shanghai ambiance” for his ceramic art works.

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Design starts with two parallel aspects: On the one hand, to infill a series of copper-plated steel display windows and veneered wood dis- play shelves within the original wooden frames of the house, thus creating an integrated con- trast of tradition and modernity.

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Floor Plan

On the other hand, to recreate a courtyard reminiscent of the Jiangnan (south of Yangzi) regionalist expres- sion and articulation.

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Address: Beijing, Beijing, China

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Cite: "No. 18 Guan Shu Yuan Hutong / Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects" 17 Oct 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/556142/no-18-guan-shu-yuan-hutong-atelier-liu-yuyang-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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