The Protective Shelter of Zhoukoudian Peking Man Cave (C3 no.410)



C3 no.410 / pp.124-141 (18 pages)


The Protective Shelter of Locality 1 Archaeological Site of Zhoukoudian Peking Man Cave _ THAD

Beijing, China, 2018

A floating canopy protects a Chinese cave and its archeology and merges with the landscape
A UNESCO World Heritage Site cave known as Peking Man Site, at Zhoukoudian, 42km southwest of Beijing, contains relics of prehistoric human occupation that are up to half a million years old. Located in a wooded hillside, it is now protected by a floating canopy designed by THAD (Architectural Design & Research Institute of Tsinghua University). […]