Shou County Culture and Art Center (C3 no.407)


Studio Zhu-Pei

C3 no.407 / pp.166-187 (22 pages)


Shou County Culture and Art Center _ Studio Zhu-Pei

Anhui, China, 2019

An enclosed rectangular block in Shou County references traditional local house hiding courtyards
Shou County, Anhui Province, is located on the south bank of Huai River, the historical center of the Chu culture, and the place where Liu An, King of Huainan, edited his compendium of ancient Chinese philosophy and poetry. The old town is roughly square shaped, surrounded by rammed, slightly inclined, earth walls, with the outward-facing sides covered in brick above an elevated stone foundation. […]