School of Architecture, Tsinghua University Jan 12 – Jan 14, 2017
Workshop summary: The workshop explored how sharing practices can create new social and economical opportunities for Bai Ta Si District, a declining historic district in the Old City of Beijing constituted by many dilapidated traditional courtyards and alleyways. To kick-start the workshop, a forum was held where Professor Li Xiaodong, Director of the English Programme of Master in Architecture at the School of Architecture, Tsinghua University and Wang Shut, Principal of META-Project shared their views and work on possible future sharing practices in the city. And Professor Zhang Yue provided a comprehensive introduction to the district's history and present challenges. Students from NUS and Tsinghua University worked together in small groups, exploring the topic in eight different themes, namely sharing living, sharing work, sharing infrastructure, sharing commerce, sharing education, sharing heritage, sharing transport and sharing culture.
Site Visit: Bai Ta Si
Sample Schemes from Design Charrette
Discussion and Review
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