Renovation of Linping Old Town in Hangzhou


HDEC provided the whole process consultation services from planning, design to partial construction. By building an art gallery in the center of Linping Old Town, a community park in belt shape and a series of public utility buildings were created in the core areas of Linping old town. The long gallery, just like a bridge between Shangtang River and Linping Mountain, successfully connected core parts of Linping old town, bringing about the town's liveliness to its residents again. Combined by four elements "rock, bamboo, landscape, gardens", four art districts "shape, sound, calligraphy and painting" were designed and built to enable a varity of functions including reading, exercising, leisure, intelligence, exhibitions, and education in this Slow Life community.