The village lounge in Shangcun is a renovation project from the ruined courtyard into a public space. 3 in a row and 2 in a column, the six 5m*5m spaces form 3 sets of bamboo canopy with black awning, providing a shared space,providing leisure and multi-used space for both local residents and tourists.The project is marked by the government as an exercisable and regional approach and a starting point of the preservation and sustainable development of this traditional village.
SUP Atelier, founded by Prof. Song Yehao at Tsinghua University School of Architecture in Beijing around 2011, is dedicated to the research and practice on sustainable urban and architectural design. SUP Atelier explores the simultaneous sustainability of natural resources and human community through careful treatment of context, modest architectural strategies, and tectonic research of natural and local materials, so that the building can be merged with environment and everyday life.
SUP Atelier has been given many awards including WAF AWARDS 2018/ WAN AWARDS 2018, 2017/ DEZZEN AWARD 2018/ ARCHITECTURE MASTER PRIZE 2018, 2017/ ARCASIA AWARD for ARCHITECTURE 2016, 2014/ WAACA 2018, 2016, 2014, ARCHITECTURE CREATION AWARDS IN CHINA 2016, etc.