hutongs

people’s architecture office custom designs plugin house for historic beijing hutong

the scheme replaces part of a previously existing dwelling and adds new functions such as a kitchen and bathroom.

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ZAO/standardarchitecture creates a 30 square meter hostel within a beijing hutong

hidden from the street, extruded volumes with floor-to-ceiling glazing project outwards into a centrally positioned courtyard.
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humble hostel’s movable wall gives space back to tiny hutong courtyard

during beijing design week 2015, chinese artchitct cao pu presents the finished scheme for the 12 square meter accommodation space, housed within a vacant hutong house in the historic hutong area of beijing’s dashilar district.

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