“Twisting courtyard” house is located in Paizi Hutong, Dashilar Area, Beijing. It used to be a Siheyuan house with one single entry. The purpose of the improvement is to upgrade the necessary infrastructure needed for modern life
ARCHSTUDIO devotes to using multi-perspective and rational means to intervene the development of contemporary urban living environment, finding a right balance between the connections of reality and nature, history and culture, creating a spatial environment that is full of the spirit of times and humanistic quality.
In this complex and multivariate era, new creation is not from a sudden inspiration, but from careful study of the unique needs and restrictions of each project, from uninterrupted breakthroughs and challenges to the restriction boarder, from continuous improvements in the whole process from concept to construction details, from skillful transformation between exterior and interior, new and old, artificial and natural, to make space as the communication medium between people and people, people and the environment, and create a new livable dwelling.
Founder and Principal Architect
Han Wenqiang was born in Dalian, Liaoning, China. He received a Master‘s degree from School of Architecture of CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine Arts), and he has been teaching there since graduation. He founded ARCHSTUDIO in 2010.