Qishe Courtyard House in Beijing by ARCHSTUDIO.
This renovation project is located in a hutong within a core old quarter of Beijing . The small Siheyuan (a typology of traditional Chinese residence) with three courtyards measures 15 meters in length and 42 meters in width. Before the renovation, the Siheyuan was old and dilapidated. The basic timber beams and some arched door openings were relatively well preserved, while most of the roofs, walls, doors and windows were badly damaged or entirely demolished. ARCHSTUDIO set themselves two goals for the project – renovating the old and inserting the new. On the one hand, the designers repaired all […]