10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture

10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Door, Windows, Facade, Garden, Courtyard
Night view. Image © Weiqi Jin

10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Windows, Facade, Handrail, Beam10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Facade, Garden, Courtyard10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Beam, Steel10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Brick, Facade10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - More Images+ 19

  • Architects: O architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  130
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Weiqi Jin
10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Facade, Garden, Courtyard
Courtyard. Image © Weiqi Jin

Text description provided by the architects. The project is located No.17 Gongmenkou Sitiaoyi Xicheng District Beijing, China. Xicheng District it also called west city and one of the famous places for culture.

10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Brick, Facade
Doorway. Image © Weiqi Jin

This Siheyuan (courtyard surrounded by buildings on all four sides) surrounded by three old jujube trees. Building is wood structure but it is quite old and shabby house. Since three building all separate so there is some disadvantage point. For example, are not conducive to the use of space, and it influence inconvenient for younger generation.

Ground floor plan

This transformation will bring the highest utilization rate of the two houses for the south and west house connect with glass passages, thus improving the utilization rate. Moreover, a small courtyard was built on the west side of the glass corridor to introduce light and combine with nature. South house used for office, west house used for a small conference room. At the same time conference table reforming to large skylight so from skylight able to watch the jujube trees and sky view.

10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Windows, Facade, Handrail, Beam
Glass passages. Image © Weiqi Jin

Our design keeps the preserves wood structure of the roof and the partition wall of the entire house is turned into an L-shaped large space. The L-shaped block is divided into 10000 small blocks (small space) of 280mm*280mm*280mm, and then used space is subtracted according to functions and people's use habits, and the used space and small pieces of furniture parts are left. The remaining small spaces of the used space are lapped together by bamboo in order to create a lap joint of the Ying zao fa shi wooden roof, thus realizing the integration of space interposition and furniture.

10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Beam, Steel
Meeting room. Image © Weiqi Jin

Bamboo is completely fixed together with screws using modern assembly methods and forms an overall system with structural functions. Using steel plates, wire curtains, and glass as ancillary materials, the entire spatial relationship is transformed into solid, translucent, transparent interspersed spaces.


This is a 10000/1 office which from Ying Zao Fa Shi converted construction of bamboo method.

10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture - Facade, Windows
Night view. Image © Weiqi Jin

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Address:Gong Men Kou Si Tiao, Xicheng, Beijing, China

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Cite: "10000/1 OFFICE / O architecture" 24 May 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/894915/10000-1-office-o-architecture> ISSN 0719-8884

Night view. Image © Weiqi Jin

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