项目介绍 | Project Introduction
The project is positioned in Dong Cheng District, Beijing. The building is bounded by block buildings of six stories. Our project is in the second floor, in the south of alleys. The project gathers views of tiles and bricks. In northward, it is open to a magnolia denudata. There are trees more than 50 years old on both north and south sides of the building, with floor area roughly 43㎡, that is ideally designed for single males that loves reading, cameras, gourmets and fine wines.
▼项目位于住宅楼二层，the project is located in the second floor of the residential building ©金伟琦
设计理念 | Philosophy of Design
Considering its position and surroundings and the cultural background of Hutong, as well as its relationship with atmosphere in the street, designs of the project is extended from interior to exterior. Designs of the project focus on north and south windows. Moreover, it means to construct atmosphere of space by uniting minimum spaces into large ones. With dark colors, it aims at constructing life scenes that conserves more life style.
▼室内空间一瞥，interior partial view ©金伟琦
▼改造前（上）和改造后（下）户型对比，floor plan: before renovation (top) & after renovation (bottom) ©罗秀达
This is a classical north-south I-shape house. Bedroom and guest room gather more lights than hallway and kitchen in the middle. The house is in the second floor of six. The positions gather lights through the little yard while direct sunshine is very limited. In addition, the toilet is very small, providing limited spaces.
1: Removing the toilet to gallery position to form a separate area of toilet, washing and bathing.
2: The hallway is compacted into a strip due to occupation of bathroom. Its openings at the ends extend to the windows and scenery outside.
3: As a space for rest, the bedroom is blocked from the gallery by a door. The square window on the north provides access to the magnolia denudata.
4: The space that links the gallery and bedroom is a space that provides a feeling of spacious. As a multifunctional space including canteen, kitchen, collection, game watching and sofa bed for guests. The bed at south is a desk to the Hutong scenery.
▼改造后室内概览，interior general view after renovation ©金伟琦
The entrance of the house encounters the wall between the hall and bathroom. The roof is made of dark floor, wall. Meanwhile, the floor materials are of identical characters with other spaces that form unique textures.
▼玄关，entrance hall ©金伟琦
起居室 | Living room
As the largest space of the house, it provides more functions. The fine open kitchen is set against the wall, at the same side with TV stand and cabinet. The kitchen table is reserved in the cabinet. The pillar at the table is a metal pillar containing fuel gas hose. A sofa suitable for sleeping is suggested. The hanging cabinet behind the sofa is a book cabinet for the host. In summary, The TV cabinet, the cabinets at the living room, the hanging cabinet behind the sofa are capable of plenty of reservation. To emphasize feeling of wrapping, the ceiling of the house is made of dark colors and textures that merges internal and external. This makes it possible to feel air of Hutong while the host is at home.
▼起居室，living room ©金伟琦
▼厨房位置设计在靠墙一侧，the fine open kitchen is set against the wall ©金伟琦
▼餐厅，dining area ©金伟琦
外景 | Exterior
It is old and shabby buildings outside, flats in Hutong, vehicles next to walls, standing poles, hanging air conditioners, safety barriers and people walking and talking. Inside, it is host that cares about each single item of the home. What an interesting contrast and connection. Actually, it is unique for Hutong life in Beijing.
▼胡同里的生活，Life in Hutong ©金伟琦
▼起居室窗景细节，living room view ©金伟琦
卧室 | Bedroom
As a space specifically for refreshment, the end of the bed is left with limited space. It is suggested to rectify ratios and height of the bed. The bracket and switch are compacted within the trench between the bed cabinet and the wall. A clear contrast between tenderness and solid is formed between the curtain and heater covers. The photo is the the Imperial Palace taken by the host.
▼卧室内部：柔软与硬朗的材质形成对比，bedroom: a clear contrast between tenderness and solid ©金伟琦
▼室内细节，interior detailed view ©金伟琦
卫生间 | Toilet
The toilet is separated into three spaces including washing closet, cleaning area and bathing zone.
Designer: Luo Xiuda
Deepening of Construction Drawing: He Sha
Photographer: Jin Weiqi
Main Materials: Micro Cement, Cement Paint, Wood Floor, Stainless Metal
Brands of Materials:
Whole House Customization: Pauchie
Micro Cement: ZESTMAN
Sliding Door: Hestia
Furniture: NORHOR, fuji
Lights: BENTU, FLUA
Cleansing Facilities: KASKADE