The Architecture of Performance / The Performance of Architecture

4th-Year Architectural Design Studio at the International
Program in Design and Architecture (INDA), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Studio Professor - Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Shenzhen Site Analysis: Bai Shi Zhou, By Atitaya Taratai and Patlapa Davivongsa

Bai Shi Zhou is where the largest urban village in Shenzhen is located. It is divided into 3 zones: the developed zone,  the urban village zone, and the Window of the World zone.

Overall changes in Baishizhou, Shenzhen

Timeline of population in the urban village from the past until now, which affects the building typologies and the growth of the urban village 

The development in transportation also affect the growth of the urban village.
The "kissing buildings" or "handshake buildings" in sections and the transition of the building scale in this area
Because of this, very clear boundaries divided Bai Shi Zhou into 3 different zones.
Here are some possible solutions to solve the problem of overpopulation and poor living conditions in Bai Shi Zhou.

The ideas of redevelopment and the constraints 

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