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Breathe with the city-Doko Beijing / House Fiction

  • 01:00 - 12 December, 2018
  • Curated by 韩爽 - HAN Shuang
Breathe with the city-Doko Beijing / House Fiction
South facade_duck. Image © FangFang Tian
South facade_duck. Image © FangFang Tian

Exterior_night. Image © FangFang Tian Old facade space and new facade. Image © FangFang Tian Stairs to 1F. Image © FangFang Tian Rooftop staircase and seats. Image © FangFang Tian + 29

East facade. Image © FangFang Tian
East facade. Image © FangFang Tian

Text description provided by the architects. This project was born from an aggressive urban renovating campaign in Beijing city,storefronts in the ground level of residential buildings have to be bricked up.

Exterior_night. Image © FangFang Tian
Exterior_night. Image © FangFang Tian

It causes this dessert restaurant which organic grew in Sanlitun need to move to current site in urgent.

Conceptual diagram
Conceptual diagram

In order to carry original memory to new location, sealed entrance and windows are transformed into stair hall and skylight.

Chef table and skylight. Image © FangFang Tian
Chef table and skylight. Image © FangFang Tian
Look up from chef table. Image © FangFang Tian
Look up from chef table. Image © FangFang Tian

Red bricks and glass bricks are mixed to build south facade as “breathing skin” : In the day time, natural light come in fragments;

Installation space. Image © FangFang Tian
Installation space. Image © FangFang Tian
Stairs to 1F. Image © FangFang Tian
Stairs to 1F. Image © FangFang Tian

at night LED lights  embedded in the wall shines, and its colour will change from blue to red due to air quality from good to bad, this is because an air detector which hidden under roof furniture can transfer PM2.5/AQI data to lighting system.

Stairs to rooftop. Image © FangFang Tian
Stairs to rooftop. Image © FangFang Tian
Section
Section
Old facade space and new facade. Image © FangFang Tian
Old facade space and new facade. Image © FangFang Tian

Besides above dialogue with local specific environment(In recent years, Beijing became the most struggle city from haze.), coral red colour of staircase and attached viewfinder window of circulationroute remain connection with Doko Chengdu.

Rooftop staircase and skylight. Image © FangFang Tian
Rooftop staircase and skylight. Image © FangFang Tian
Rooftop staircase and seats. Image © FangFang Tian
Rooftop staircase and seats. Image © FangFang Tian

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Cite: "Breathe with the city-Doko Beijing / House Fiction" 12 Dec 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/907193/breathe-with-the-city-doko-beijing-house-fiction/> ISSN 0719-8884
South facade_duck. Image © FangFang Tian

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