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Suochengli Neighborhood Library . YANTAI

Vector Architects . Suochengli Neighborhood Library . YANTAI (1)

Vector Architects . photos: © Su Shengliang . + gooood

Suochengli Neighborhood Library, as a satellite branch of the Chefoo Institute and Library, locates in a traditional Chinese courtyard in the northwest corner of Yantai’s historic district Suochengli. Before the renovation, three rooms in the backyard of historic Zhang Ancestral Hall revealed an intricacy of information and elements. Although the original conditions might appear messy, in our point of view, the added structures by local residents from past years were precious traces of time. In order to accommodate the courtyard with needs of contemporary lifestyle, how to deal with the relationship between the old and the new became the focus of our design. Continue reading Vector Architects

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Courtyard Hybrid . Beijing

Vector . Courtyard Hybrid . Beijing (13)

Vector Architects . photos: © Xia Zhi . + divisare

Courtyard Hybrid locates in Baitaisi area, right in the core of Beijing’s old city. It is a part of the Baitasi Remade Project which aims to bring higher life quality, information and new lifestyles into the whole area through a small number of scattered courtyard renovations. Continue reading Vector

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M WOODS Entrance Revitalization . Beijing

Vector . M WOODS Entrance Revitalization . Beijing  (1)

Vector Architects . photos: © Xia Zhi . + M WOODS

M Woods Entrance Revitalization is an urban renewal project in Beijing 798 Art Zone. The site was an abandoned industrial warehouse originally and it was used as an art museum since two years ago. The museum operators expect to have a façade and entrance renovation in order to refine visiting experience, and to improve the recognition of the museum’s public image. Continue reading Vector