2014-02-09

798 Art District, Beijing: Adaptive Reused

Filed under spirit of place

798 Art District, Beijing originated as one of the industrial parks in Beijing, when undergoes adaptive reused and transformation, the entire district is now a heart and platform for culture and creativity of artists through the way the art expresses, and the notion of artistic endeavour that is being realized to communicate with the existing industrial structures. Not only that the mechanical and electrical plumbings and plants have become spaces defining elements, they trigger reminiscence and a sense of wonder to the user of the site. The entire architectural attempt creates a place of interest for the local as well as the foreigners to enjoy the platform for present art and culture while at the same time an access via the door of marriage between 2 different periods of time in space architecturally.