Ancient architecture is the soul of urban memory and a carrier of historical culture, It records the development of a city.
With the rapid development of urban modernization, The city is constantly expanding, Historic sites are gradually surrounded by urban areas of reinforced concrete, one by one Isolated old buildings prove that the expansion of a city is cold and blind.
Nowadays, we face such a problem: When the continuous expansion of the city and the carrier of historical traditionare in fierce contradiction, What kind of methods do we use to generate interaction and dialogue between Historical tradition and modernization? How to change the situation of ancient buildings with modern construction methods? we build up a concept, To disengage ancient buildings from the ground. On one hand, ancient architecture is associated with contemporary cities, while continuing to Keep urban’s memories alive, Guard the land.
The rise of ancient buildings provides an infinite possibility of viewing. first and second floor’s people look up the ancient buildings through the glass, observe the material and structure of each buildings, and observe the layout between the buildings. The reflection of glass reflectsthe illusion of illusion and creates an ethereal atmosphere.
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The concept of suspension of ancient building
1. preliminary question
A. general yashu is located in the center of Hohhot and in the northwest position of the area called“The drum tower overpasses”which is close to city’s main roads and both has larger human traffic and traffic flow;with the increase of population and expandsion of city, the ancient buildings were gradually surrounded by dense buildings, there is no parking lot and related services facilities，no public space for people to rest and exercise.
B. overpass has the symbolic meaning of modern urban development, but huge overpasses and urban roads span ancient buildings, partition the screen wall and the gate entrance of ancient architecture,that has broken the integrity of ancient buildings, the urban road is just ahead of the gate entrance,which greatly affects people’s access. there is no public space for people to evacuate.
C. Nowadays, the government will remove commercial buildings from the east and north of the ancient buildings, prepare for further changes， but the problem of overpasses remains unchangedIt provides a space for thinking about this scheme. the red line in the figure is the land boundary of the scheme.
2. the solution to the site problem
The urban road before the entrance of the gate destroyed the integrity of ancient buildings and greatly affected people’s actions,
The solution: 1 Bring traffic to the underground, Create a short underground tunnel, The ground space forms a large space for people to activities, Preserve the integrity of the ancient architecture groups.The height of the ancient building is the same as the height of the overpass, Ancient buildings and overpasses are connected in sight and space, It also has a dialogue with its surroundings; This method frees up ground space, which is used for parking, walk, rest, etc
3. diversity of perspective
A. The rise of the ancient building links with the overpass, which creates visual interaction with the cars and people on the overpass, At the same time, the ancient buildings and the city skyline also produce dialogue. A beautiful scenery was created to the hurried traffic on the overpass. B.On the second floor, the viewing platform provides a new perspective. From the bottom up, people look up to the old building’s mottled, and observe its connection with the surrounding environment.
C. The three floors retain a complete set of ancient buildings, so that people can feel the atmosphere and deep relationship of the courtyard of ancient Chinese architecture, and look through the glass to look at the exhibits and landscape on the second floor. The three floors above the
viaduct have allowed people to watch the city in their spare time.