- Architects: Jin Lei
- Location: Huailai, China
- Other Participants : Shijun Jin, Zhicai Yang, Zhenjun Zhu, Kailu Li
- Area: 229.0 m2
- Project Year: 2018
- Photographs: Bohong Zhai, Lei Jin
Text description supplied by way of the architects. The construction is positioned in the small mountain village in northern China, The village was once an army the town in Ming and Qing dynasty, part of Great Wall could also be in those village. Our website is at the foot of the Great Wall, at the most sensible of the village.
The previous space was once inbuilt 1980s, Which we determined to stay, The previous space in the center of the website, only some meters from the Great Wall, and 10 meters from the south aspect. This brings tricky for the amendment.
It’s onerous to position a brand new space and a brand new backyard in 10 meters, if we will do this, we additionally misplaced panorama benefits from the top flooring. So we determined to design a facet – leaking backyard to resolve the drawback.
The previous space has been damaged, want to restore, We restore it in a conventional approach, handiest to switch a bit of little bit of element. The house between the previous space and the Great Wall is used as a rest room, which has a tumbler roof.’
We construct a brand new space inside 10 meters of the south aspect of the previous space. Between the previous space and the new space, a brand new courtyard has emerged. This courtyard opens in the particular position, which we name it a “open pavilion”, it has the perfect view overlooking the village.
The elevation of the new space is roofed by way of grille, this adjustable grille device additionally supply a transition zone between conventional villages and new space.