Robin He

Robin He

Eugene, OR, US


Traditional yet Contemporary -- Courtyard House Design

A large number of traditional communities are located in the dense downtown
area in Nanjing, where New Tao Yuan Village is one of them. The project is to design a single-family house with two courtyards. The courtyard is an important spatial element in traditional residential houses in China. It provides an intimate outdoor space for family members to gather. These days, due to the urbanization, old houses are disappearing, and instead, new tall apartments are being built. How to apply the contemporary vocabulary to traditional space has become a modern challenge.

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Status: School Project
Location: Nanjing, CN
My Role: Individual work
Additional Credits: N/A