Zhizhusi – Temple of Wisdom CBR would like to thank everyone who joined us last Thursday for a viewing of “The Making Of The Temple Hotel” hosted by Juan van Wassenhove and Lin Fan, two of The Temple Hotel’s founders. The event was held at The Temple Hotel – a cultural platform renovated and repurposed from an ancient temple, now… Read more →
About the Speaking Series We’re happy to announce that our new speaking series got off to a good start last Thursday with the first presentation titled “Historic Preservation in China” by Gary Feuerstein. The courtyard where we held the event was packed with visitors, mingling and enjoying the last of the evening sun on the raised platform overlooking the hutong… Read more →
The State Administration of Cultural Heritage has started restoration works on the Eastern Qing Tombs located on the north-eastern outskirts of Beijing.
Continuing our tour of China’s architectural and cultural heritage our next stop is the province of Gansu.
Four short recordings from Bruce in Beijing interviewing Matthew Hu from the Courtyard Institute on Beijing courtyard life and the importance of community involvement for the preservation of old Beijing.
From January to May 2014 I temporarily joined one of the largest building restoration companies in China; China Heritage Conservation Center (CHCC). During my time at CHCC I was able to become involved in several projects, including the restoration of Wuhan University’s 1930s dormitory buildings (described in more detail below). In this post I’d like to share some of the insights from my… Read more →
We here at Project: China Building Restoration are very excited to announce our new partnership with the architecture and interior design company anySCALE! This partnership will combine CBR’s knowledge of all things related to China’s historical buildings with anySCALE’s extensive architectural experience and innovative design solutions. With over 10 years of international and local China architecture experience, anySCALE brings access to building construction and technical… Read more →
A glimpse into the cave dwellings of the Loess Plateau in northern Ningxia province.