Shixia, which means to roam in the beauty of summer, is the name of an old residence located in the village near Daihe (Dai River) in Qinhuangdao, Hebei Province. After the renovation, Shixia Cottage turned into a house with a front and a back courtyard, two hundred-year-old brick and tile rooms, a bamboo house and a west wing.
Project ideology: Artistic conception of Zen.
For interior spaces, Zen means the balance of the space. The designer artistically combined the ideologies of Zen and “Bamboo Culture” in a specific architectural space which provides a unique spatial experience.