Micro Hutong, Beijing

Micro Hutong, Beijing
Micro Hutong, Beijing
Micro Hutong, Beijing
Micro Hutong, Beijing
Micro Hutong, Beijing
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ZAO/Standardarchitecture Creates a 30 Square Meter Hostel within a Beijing Hutong

ZAO / Standardarchitecture has completed a hostel inside a renovated beijing hutong that measures just 30 square meters. The project continues the firm’s interest in this typology — typical to the Chinese capital — after previously designing a ‘co-living courtyard’ and a library and gallery space. For this scheme, as with the studio’s earlier work, the brief was to explore the potential of small scale social housing within the city’s traditional architecture. 

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