Redefining Beijing's housing, ‘Tsuo’ dwelling by Wonder Architects

04/12/2017
Redefining Beijing's housing, ‘Tsuo’ dwelling by Wonder Architects
[Xicheng Qu] China
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‘Tsuo’ dwelling by Wonder Architects. Photograph © Haiting Sun
The renovation of an inside space in a set of traditional houses west of Beijing.
The project has been developed by a group of young architects who have founded their studio this year Wonder Architects. The Beijinger study is formed by QiPeng Zhu, Chong Wang, and SiDi Wang. Blurring the line between the inside and the outside, they have created a continuous landscape, natural and artificial.

Critics with the lack of typological imagination in Beijing, their design is a process of reworking one more layer on the existing house, making a respectful intervention, on which they have tried to differentiate the existing one from their intervention. A process of additions that they hope will continue in the future.
 
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Architects
Wonder Architects.
QiPeng Zhu, Chong Wang, and SiDi Wang.
Lead Architects
QiPeng Zhu
Design Team
Yanpeng Liu, Yingzi Yuan
Landscape Design
Li Ding
Lighting Design
Zhiqiang Ding
Client
Xianfeng Ye
Area
100.0 m²
Dates
2017

Wonder Architects

Wonder Architects. QiPeng Zhu, Chong Wang, and SiDi Wang founded Wonder Architects in Beijing, China in 2017. They believe in the existence of wonder architecture - solving architectural problems with smarter and more interesting solutions. Their job is to explore or to create such a...read more