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Initiated by Beijing University of Technology (BJUT) in collaboration with International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) - coordinated by Hui Xiao-xi

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    • NEXT STOP – Urban re-Development and Public Transport in Beijing IFoU Summer School 2012Introduction……………………………………………………………… 2Tianqiao North – The Site……………………………………………… 5 Sub-themes……………………………………………………………… 15 Schedule………………………………………………………………… 17 Venue……………………………………………………………………… 24 Excursion………………………………………………………………… 31Organization……………………………………………………………… 37Contact…………………………………………………………………… 39
    • Introduction2
    • Confronting the current urban problems such as traffic jam, environmental challengeand urban sprawl, the development of public transport network is often regarded as asustainable solution. In some countries, the so-called Transit-Oriented Development(TOD), which focuses on the mixed-use, compacted developments surrounding the publictransport node, has become a trend. However, the introduction of public transport networkwill not just effect the land developments of the proximate areas of transit stations/stopsbut also largely influence the spatial structure of a metropolitan region, including bothnew towns and existing city areas. Beijing, as a global metropolitan city that is still in anintensive urbanization, can be a show case of the urban transformation guided by thedevelopment of public transport network. Beijing (Air Photo) Although the first subway line in Beijing had been built in the mid 1960s, the publictransport development, especially the development of urban rail transit system, wasnot emphasized as a solution of mass traffic for a long period. Within the urbanizationdriven by the market-oriented reform, urban expressway and private car traffic used tobe considered as the backbone of urban development, which inevitably caused a seriesof aforementioned urban problems. From the last decade, the construction of publictransport network was eventually reemphasized in Beijing. Till the end of 2011, the subwaynetwork in operation contained 15 lines, in total 372 km. According to the existing plan,the urban rail transit network in Beijing will be extended to 30 lines and 1,050 km in 2020.In the near future, there will be 2-3 lines completed and put into use each year. The large-scale extension of public transport network has significantly affected and will largely guideBeijing’s urban re-development, which means not only urban expansion but urban renewal. 3
    • In the context of Beijing’s large-scale development of public transport system, theresearch and design task of IFoU Summer School 2012 will focus on the issues on thechallenges for urban planning and design in Beijing as an emerging global city. Alongwith the new subway lines under construction (e.g. Line 7 and Line 14, which will beput into operation at the end of 2013), the newly-introduced rail transit network willbring on many opportunities (new centrality, social housing, public space, environment-friendly development, etc.), as well as threats (land speculation, social exclusion, spatialsegregation, urban sprawl, etc.), for the sustainable urban development. Apart fromcontributing to the urban expansion, the extension of public transport network will be, moreimportantly, linked to the urban renewal of existing built-up areas. The themes of summerschool will be concentrated on those spatial questions and potentials about the urbanfunctions, spaces and morphologies around the public transport nodes. A challengeablesite in the old city of Beijing will be chosen for research and design. The Existing Subway Network of Beijing The Planned Subway Network of Beijing (2015) 4
    • Tianqiao North – The Site 5
    • Tianqiao North area is located inthe old city of Beijing. Next to the north-south axis of Beijing’s old city, this areais nearby the Qianmen shopping streetto the north, the Tianqiao Performing ArtsDistrict (a historical district for traditionalfolk performance, which is underreconstruction) to the south, the Templeof Heaven to the east, and many otherattractive venues. The subway Line 7,which is still under construction and will beput into use before the end of 2014, willpass by the site, with two stations at itsnortheast and northwest corners. Site Location in Beijing Site Surroundings 6
    • The Site As a neighbourhood in the historical “outer city”, the construction of Tianqiao Northarea can be traced to Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Till the end of Qing Dynasty (1844-1911), many hutong blocks had been established. From 1914 to 1928, the XiangchangNew District – a pilot project for “new urban district” – was planned and implemented onthe waste land in the centre of the site. In the 1950s, the Soviet-style housing blocks andpublic buildings were built on the both sides of Yong’an Lu – a main street along the southboundary of Tianqiao North area. Between 1960s and 1990s, many mid-rise and high-risebuildings were inserted into the area. Historical Maps 7
    • Today, Tianqiao North has become a mix-used inner-city neighourhood. In anurban area of 51.75 ha and three sub-neighbourhoods (Liuxue Lu sub-neighbourhood,Xiangchang Lu sub-neighbourhood and Lazhu Hutong sub-neighbourhood), about 20,000residents are living in the houses of different types and ownerships (owner-occupied,public-rented and private-rented). Mixed with the residential buildings, there are shops,schools, hospitals, hotels, enterprises and office buildings. Many local businesses, eitherfixed or mobile, are scattered anywhere in the neighbourhood. With the vibrant locallifestyle, as well as the buildings and urban fabric that were developed in different periods,Tianqiao North area is a very representative and “ordinary” neighbourhood of Beijing’s oldcity. Population Sub-neighbourhoods Households Residents Liuxue Lu 3569 9122 (floating population: 2100) Xiangchang Lu 2565 6800 (floating population: 1184) Lazhu Hutong – 5000 Population The Existing Land Use of Tianqiao North 8
    • Figure-ground of Tianqiao NorthThe Existing Building Heights of Tianqiao NorthThe Existing Building Qualities of Tianqiao North 9
    • The Existing Building Ownerships of Tianqiao NorthHistorical Buildings in Tianqiao NorthThe Existing Roads and Hutong of Tianqiao North 10
    • Preserved Streets and Hutong Times of Width/Length Names Notes Construction (m) 齐胜巷 红色砖墙为主色调。保留胡同风格,建筑都已 Qisheng Unknown 2/242 翻修。居民生活安逸。有个小庙叫“七圣庙”, Xiang 以此为街名。1965 年改为现名。 荣光胡同 南北走向。红色砖墙为主色调。基本保留胡同Rongguang Unknown 3/60 风格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。明清称 Hutong 莲花河、莲花玉河。铺陈市胡同 灰色砖墙为主色调。基本保留胡同风格,建筑Puchenshi Unknown 5/520 都已翻修。居民生活安逸。清代是做小买卖的。 Hutong 南北走向。红灰色砖墙为主色调。保留胡同风 阡儿胡同 格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。明代称千 Qian’er Unknown 7/436 儿胡同,因此处空旷之地,劳动者住此故名。 Hutong 清改为阡儿胡同,又名腊阡胡同。 灰色砖墙为主色调。保留胡同风格,建筑都已 腊竹胡同 翻修。居民生活安逸。胡同安静,车辆很少。 Lazhu Qing Dynasty 8/530 据传:原住居民多以做蜡烛芯为生,故名蜡烛 Hutong 芯胡同。1965 年改为腊竹胡同。 居民生活及商业区,南北走向。红色砖墙为主 留学路 色调。不保留胡同风格,建筑都已翻修。居民 Ming Dynasty 8/435Liuxue Lu 生活安逸。明代叫牛血胡同,这里宰牛户多。 民国后转音留学胡同,又叫留学路。大喇叭胡同 南北走向。灰色砖墙为主色调。保留胡同风格, Dalaba Unknown 2/50 建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。曾名大腊八胡 Hutong 同。 西北-东南走向。灰色砖墙为主色调。保留胡同 九湾胡同 风格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。因有胡 Jiuwan Ming Dynasty 1.5/381 同弯曲而得名。局部窄的只能过一人,是北京 Hutong 最窄的胡同之一。 板章胡同 东西走向。灰色砖墙为主色调。基本保留胡同Banzhang Unknown 4/100 风格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活幽静。清代叫 Hutong 板章胡同。 灰色砖墙为主色调。不保留胡同风格,建筑都 大川胡同 已翻修。居民生活安逸。胡同安静,少量车辆 Dachuan Unknown 5/120 通行。清名为穿巷胡同,1915 年改为大川路。 Hutong 1965 年改为大川胡同。 南北走向。红色砖墙为主色调。不保留胡同风 灵佑胡同 格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。明用名灵 Lingyou Ming Dynasty 5/90 佑宫,因有灵佑庙得名。1965 年改为灵佑胡同。 Hutong 古代此地灯市盛行一时。 11
    • 东西走向。红色砖墙为主色调。基本保留胡同储子营胡同 风格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。明清有Chuziying Unknown 3/100 四多:厨子多,拉车的多,搬运工多,妓女多。 Hutong 是厨子聚集的地方。1965 年改为储子营胡同。 前叫做厨子营。 板章路 居民生活及商业区,南北走向。灰色砖墙为主Banzhang Unknown 6/100 色调。两侧保留有部分民国时期建筑。居民生 Lu 活安逸。 东西走向。灰色砖墙为主色调。基本保留胡同校尉营胡同 风格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。明代因Xiaoweiying Ming Dynasty 5/340 有校尉营而得名,清代李鸿章在此建立五辈学 Hutong 堂。赵锥子胡同 东西走向。灰色砖墙为主色调。不保留胡同风Zhaozhuizi Ming Dynasty 4/120 格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。因有姓赵 Huotng 的会做锥子得名。 鹞儿胡同 东西走向。红色砖墙为主色调。不保留胡同风 Ming Yao’er 6/400 格,建筑都已翻修。居民生活安逸。明代叫要 Dynastry Hutong 儿胡同,1965 年叫鹞儿胡同。 东西走向。香厂新市区时期规划的主要道路, 香厂路 红色砖墙为主色调,建筑大都已重建或翻修。Xiangchang 1910s-1920s 10/567 居民生活安逸。曾名为香仁路、香厂,1965 年 Lu 改为现名。 东西走向。不保留胡同风格,建筑都已翻修。 居仁里 Ming Dynasty 4/80 居民生活安逸。民国用名香厂居仁里,现北部 Jurenli 建房。晚清赛金花住地。 万明路 南北走向。香厂新市区时期规划的主要道路, Wanming 1910s-1920s 15/410 两侧多为商业建筑,民国时期历史建筑保存较 Lu 为完好。 仁民路 东西走向。两侧为民居,灰色为主色调。香厂 1910s-1920s 10/390Renmin Lu 新市区时期规划的道路之一。 仁寿路 南北走向。两侧多为民居,建筑保存较为完好, Renshou 1910s-1920s 10/215 灰色调为主,香厂新市区时期规划的道路之一。 Lu 华仁路 南北走向。两侧多为民居,灰色调为主,香厂 1910s-1920s 7/115Huaren Lu 新市区时期规划的道路之一。 东西走向。两侧多为民居,建筑保存较为完好, 华严路 1910s-1920s 7/225 灰色为主色调。香厂新市区时期规划的道路之Huayan Lu 一。 12
    • Historical BuildingsRegistered Monuments (District Level)宜兴会馆 校尉营胡同 44 号 Preserved ResidentialYixing Assembly Xiaoweiying Hutong 44 useHall新市区泰安里 仁民路与仁寿路相交西北角处 Dilapidated ResidentialTai’an Li Northwest corner of the intersection of use Renmin Lu and Renshou LuRegistered Preserved Siheyuan鹞儿胡同 5 号 Yao’er Hutong 5 Dilapidated Residential use鹞儿胡同 15 号 Yao’er Hutong 15 Dilapidated Residential use校尉营胡同 5 号 Xiaoweiying Hutong 5 Dilapidated Residential use校尉营胡同 8 号 Xiaoweiying Hutong 8 Dilapidated Residential use校尉营胡同 14 号 Xiaoweiying Hutong 14 Dilapidated Residential use校尉营胡同 16 号 Xiaoweiying Hutong 16 Dilapidated Residential use校尉营胡同 36 号 Xiaoweiying Hutong 36 Dilapidated Residential use铺陈市胡同 115 号 Puchenshi Hutong 115 Dilapidated Residential useOthers新市区华康里 华严路与板章路相交东北角处 Dilapidated ResidentialHuakang Li Northeast corner of the intersection of use Huayan Lu and Banzhang Lu山西平介会馆 鹞儿胡同 28、30 号 Dilapidated ResidentialPingjie Assembly Yao’er Hutong 28 and 30 useHall山西浮山会馆 鹞儿胡同 16 号 Dilapidated ResidentialFushan Assembly Yao’er Hutong 16 useHall当业会馆 珠市口西大街 84 号 Preserved ResidentialDangye Assembly Zhushikou West Street 84 useHall越中先贤祠 珠市口西大街 184 号 Preserved ResidentialThe Temple of Zhushikou West Street 184 useYuezhong Sages 13
    • 合顺居饭馆 赵锥子胡同 63 号 Dilapidated Commercial Heshunju Zhaozhuizi Hutong 63 use Restaurant 张一元茶楼 万明路 18 号 Well Commercial Zhang Yiyuan Tea Wanming Lu 18 preserved use Shop 源锡长旧址 腊竹胡同 7 号 Dilapidated Residential Xiyuanchang Lazhu Hutong 7 use 板章路西侧民国建筑 板章路 15-23 号 Preserved Residential The Buildings of Banzhang Lu 15-23 use 1910s-1920s along Banzhang Lu 万明路两侧民国建筑 万明路 1-9 号 Preserved Residential The Buildings of Wanming Lu 1-9 use 1910s-1920s along Wanming Lu 东方饭店民国建筑群 万明路 11 号 Well Hotel Oriental Hotel Wanming Lu 11 preserved 香厂路北侧民国建筑 香厂路与华仁路相交东北角处 Preserved Residential The Buildings of Northeast corner of the intersection of use 1910s-1920s along Xiangchang Lu and Huaren Lu Xiangchang Lu 永安路两侧侧 1950 永安路北侧 Well Residential 年代建筑群 North side of Yong’an Lu preserved use and The Building Cluster public of 1950s along service Yong’an LuNevertheless, the existing housing conditions and living environments in this oldneighbourhood is not preferable. In this highly dense neighbourhood (13.5 m2 per capita),many old buildings (especially those which were built before the 1950s) are evidentlydilapidated. The outdoor environments are dirty and disordered, and the urban form isfragmented. The infrastructure and local facilities are incomplete. And the traffic systemis not well organized. Tianqiao North area has been enrolled as one of the urban renewalareas since the early 1990s, but the renewal was never implemented. At present, theintroduction of subway Line 7, as well as the redevelopment of Tianqiao Performing ArtsDistrict, brought on the new opportunities for revitalizing this old neighbourhood. However,the wholesale demolition-reconstruction or gentrification is still the realistic threats. 14
    • Sub-themes 15
    • 1. Subway Development and New CentralityThe extension of public transport network, especially the subway system, will carry greatpotential for the development of new centralities surrounding the public transport nodes.Those new centralities can be a result of not only urban expansion but urban renewal.In between the newly-introduced subways stations and the under-constructed TianqiaoPerforming Arts District, Tianqiao North area is located in a critical place. It might playa role of linking public transport nodes and a new centrality. Yet there is still a crucialquestion: which direction the neighbourhood itself will go forward? Will it become anintegral part of new centrality or a buffer zone with its local identity?2. Urban Rail Transit Network, Social Housing and Urban RehabilitationIn order to deal with the serious housing problem, social housing development startedto be reemphasized in Beijing. The new social housing developments are often linked tothe extension of urban rail transit network. On the other hand, the development of socialhousing and subway network will indubitably be beneficial to the low-income groups.The challenge is if this kind of social-oriented developments will only focus on the urbanexpansion areas or also contribute to improving the living conditions of deterioratedneighbourhoods, the latter of which actually means urban rehabilitation.3. Public Space, Urban Morphology and Public Transport NodeThis sub-theme will be related to the issues on urban design surrounding the urban railtransit nodes. With respect to the old, inner-city neighbourhoods such as Tianqiao North,the new subway lines and stations will generate an opportunity to reshape urban spaceand urban form. From the station to home, the introduction of public transport node in anold neighbourhood is actually a generator of new public life. But it also results in a seriesof spatial questions including the redesign of public space, the improvement of outdoorenvironments and the defragmentation of urban morphology.4. Public Transport and “Green” NeighbourhoodThe public transport network usually, through the nodes and interfaces, connects withthe non-motorized transport such as walking and bicycling. They together compose a“green” traffic system, which will significantly facilitate the daily round of local residents.Furthermore, the establishment of an environment-friendly transport system will largelypush ahead, on both urban and local scales, an integral planning for creating theecologically sustainable communities. With the introduction of new subway stations, thedesign questions are not only about the development of a local non-motorized transportnetwork but, more importantly, the possibility to establish a “green” neighbourhood inTianqiao North area. 16
    • Schedule 17
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    • Date Time Activity Place Person th29 June 14:00 Registration 514-515 All students and -15:00 tutors 15:00 Opening 514-515 All students and -15:15 [CAUP] tutors 15:15 Lecture: 514-515 Liao Hanwen -16:00 Beijing’s Urban Development [CAUP] and Spatial Planning 16:00 Introduction of Site and 514-515 Hui Xiaoxi -16:30 Assignments [CAUP] 16:30 College and Campus Tour College Visiting Students -17:30 and and tutors Campus 18:30 Reception No.1 All students and -20:30 Campus tutors Restaurant30th June 09:00 Excursion: All students and -18:00 Beijing Urban Planning tutors Exhibition Hall and Tianqiao North Area (Site)1st July 09:00 Excursion: All students and -18:00 City Tour of Beijing tutors nd2 July 09:00 Guest Lecture 1 518-519 -09:45 [CAUP] 09:45 Guest Lecture 2 518-519 -10:30 [CAUP] 10:30 Group Division 518-519 All students and -11:00 [CAUP] tutors 11:00 Research 505, 506, Students with -18:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP]3rd July 09:00 Guest Lecture 3 518-519 -09:45 [CAUP] 09:45 Research 505, 506, Students with -18:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP] 19
    • Date Time Activity Place Person th4 July 09:00 Research 505, 506, Students with -18:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP]5th July 09:00 Conceptual Scheme 505, 506, Students with -18:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP]6th July 09:00 Conceptual Scheme 505, 506, Students with -12:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP] 14:00 Midterm Review 518-519 Critics including -16:30 [CAUP] invited academics and professionals7th July Break8th July 09:00 Concept Development 505, 506, Students with -18:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP] th9 July 09:00 Guest Lecture 4 518-519 -09:45 [CAUP] 09:45 Concept Development 505, 506, Students with -18:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP]10th July 09:00 Design Proposal 505, 506, Students with -13:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP]11th July 09:00 Design Proposal 505, 506, Students with -12:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP] 14:00 Internal Review and Discussion 505, 506, Students with -16:30 507, 508 tutors [CAUP] th12 July 09:00 Design Proposal 505, 506, Students with -18:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP] 20
    • Date Time Activity Place Person13th July 09:00 Design Proposal 505, 506, Students with -12:00 507, 508 tutors [CAUP] 14:00 Final Presentation 514-515 Jury including -16:30 [CAUP] invited academics and professionals 17:00 Closing Ceremony 514-515 All students and -17:30 [CAUP] tutors 18:30 Farewell Party No.1 All students and -20:30 Campus tutors Restaurant 21
    • 5th Floor Plan, College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) 22
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    • Venue24
    • Beijing University of Technology Beijing University of Technology (formerly known as Beijing Polytechnic University) was foundedin 1960. It is a key university under the administration of the Beijing municipal government, which hasestablished a multi-disciplinary academic structure. The structure offers various programs and also involvesin diversified academic research in the fields of science, engineering, economics, management, liberal artsand law. It is ranked as one of the 100 key universities for the 21st century. The university has become abase for cultivating qualified high-level personnel, for scientific and technological innovation and for researchand development. Currently the university has 1,486 full-time teaching staff, including 296 Professors ,(among which197 are supervisors for PhD candidates),770 Associate Professor or Senior Engineers, 8 academicians3‘Chang Jiang Scholar Programscholar, 5 National Outstanding Contribution specialists,36 specialistsenjoying Government Special Allowance, and about 21 international teachers.Currently there are 12,435undergraduate students and 4,352 postgraduate students. Centering around such areas as electronicinformation, bioengineering and new medicine, optical-mechanical-electronic integration, new materials,environmental protection and resources, urban construction and administration and the requirement ofindustries, the university has substantially adjusted and optimized its academic structure and established 16colleges. The fields above are listed as pillar industries characterized by advanced and new technology inBeijing, hence tremendous support from government. The university offers 43 Bachelors Degree programs,81 Masters programs, 17 Engineering Masters Degree programs, 45 Doctors Degree programs, 13postdoctoral research programs.For the more information,please see http://bjut.edu.cn/bjut_en/general_information.jspAddress:Beijing University of TechnologyPingleyuan 100Chaoyang DistrictBeijing 100124, China 1. College of Architecture and Planning 2. Main Building 3. New University Library 4. University Auditorium 5. Old University Library 6. No.1 Campus Restaurant Campus Map 25
    • Student AccommodationInternational Student Dormitory:Check-in: 24 hoursThe reception opens for 24 hours.Check-out: before 12:00 amYou are kindly requested to leave the room before 12:00 am.Breakfast is excluded with the room. But it will be easy to have breakfast with affordableprice in the university canteens or surrounding local restaurants.Address: Pingleyuan 100 Chaoyang District Beijing 100124, China Tel: +86 10 6739 1590 26
    • College of Architecture and Urban Planning The College of Architecture and Urban Planning has three faculties specializedin architecture, urban planning and industry design which offers both undergraduateand postgraduate courses in architecture, civil engineering, industry design, andurban planning and design.The College is a research-driven community involvingthe Institute of Architecture Design, the Institute of Urban Planning, the Institute ofIndustry of Urban Lighting and the Centre of Chinese World Cultural Heritage. The College of Architecture and Urban Planning locates in the 4th, 5th and 6thfloor of the Building of Architecture, Humanity and Foreign Languages. For more information,please see:http://jzcg.bjut.edu.cn/ 27
    • 4th Floor Plan5th Floor Plan6th Floor Plan 28
    • TrafficFrom Beijing Capital International Airport to the International Student Dormitory ofBJUT by Public TrafficFrom Airport to Sanyuanqiao(三元桥) Station by Airport Express ..............25 RMB yuanFrom Sanyuanqiao(三元桥) Station to Jinsong(劲松) Station by Subway Line 10 .......................................................................................................................................2 RMB yuanFrom Subway Jinsong(劲松) Station to the International Student Dormitory ofBJUT by Bus 601 to Qijiafen(祁家坟) from Jinsongqiaodong(劲松桥东), get off atBeijinggongyedaxue(北京工业大学) ..............................................................1 RMB yuanor by Taxi ..........................................................................................................10 RMB yuanFrom the International Student Dormitory to the College of Architecture and UrbanPlanning, BJUTby Bus 486 to Sifangqiaoxi(四方桥西) from Beijinggongyedaxue(北京工业大学), get offat Beijinggongyedaxue Nanmen(北京工业大学南门) .................................1 RMB yuanor by foot for 15 minutesFrom Beijing Capital International Airport to the West Gate of BJUT by TaxiTaxi + Expressway fee .......................................................................approximately 100 RMB yuan 首都国际机场 Capital International Airport 地铁三元桥站 Sanyuanqiao Subway Station 地铁劲松站 Jinsong Subway Station 29
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    • Excursion 31
    • Excursion 1: 30th JuneBeijing Planning Exhibition HallTianqiao North9:00 Departure BJUT at the South GateRoute : Beijing Planning Exbihition Hall Tiananmen Square /Qianmen Street /National Centre for the Performing Arts Tianqiao North18:00 Arrival BJUT Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall is a comprehensive display of Beijing City Planning and Construction of the history, present and future large-scale theme exhibition. Planning Exhibition Hall interesting forms detailed description of the immortal city of Beijing this long history, the panorama of contemporary urban planning and construction style, showing bright future urban development in Beijing. 32
    • Tiananmen Square Tiananmen Square is the large plaza near thecentre of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen(literally, Gate of Heavenly Peace) which sits to its north,separating it from the Forbidden City. The TiananmenSquare is the largest city square in the world .Qianmen Street The Qianmen is the common name for the gatewayknown formally as Zhengyangmen. It is a gate in Beijing.Its said that Qianmen Street was the path ancientChinese Emperors took to visit the Temple of Heavenfor annual ceremonies of prayers to Heaven for a goodharvest, so the street is also known as the "Street ofHeaven."National Centre for the Performing Arts National Centre for the Performing Arts is a dynamicnew icon to the arts in the heart of old Beijing. Threemain performance venues, along with a host of resourcefacilities, are cunningly housed under the Centresellipsoid shell. The 2,398-seat Opera House. The ConcertHall, which can seat an audience of 2,019. The 1,035-seatTheatre. Tiananmen Square and the Surroundings 33
    • Excursion 2: 1st JulyCity Tour9:00 Departure BJUT at the South GateRoute : The Olympic Green The Village at Sanlitun Beijing CBD /CCTV /China World Trade Centre Tower III Jingshan Park Shichahai19:00 Arrival BJUT The Olympic Green The Olympic Green, at the north end of the central axis of Beijing, houses a forest park and the Olympic Common Domain (OCD). Olympic Green is where 50% of the competition venues will be found in 2008, and is located at the north end of the central axis of Beijing City. A forest park, a central area including competition venues, Olympic Village, the Main Press Center (MPC), and the International Broadcasting Center (IBC) and so on for Olympic Games can be found at Olympic Green. 34
    • The Village at Sanlitun The Village at Sanlitun is a Low-density integratedcommercial plan comprising 19 buildings on two sites, afew minuteswalk from each other. Besides retail space,the project also includes a 99-room intriguing urban hotel,The Opposite House. The core definition of the Village isan open-plan leisure, culture and shopping community.The Beijing Central Business District, or Beijing CBD As Beijing is becoming one of the most importantinternational financial centers in China, Beijing CBDwas recently positioned as the secondary core area inBeijing’s International Financial Center Developmentstrategic plan published in May, 2008.China Central Television (CCTV) HeadquartersBuilding & Cultural Centre, Beijing The total development is 5,813,000ft2 (540,000m2),consisting of two main buildings: the CCTV building andthe Television Cultural Centre (TVCC).The new centrecombines administration with news, broadcasting, studiosand programme production - the entire TV process - in asequence of interconnected activities. 35
    • China World Trade Centre Tower Phase III China World Trade Center Tower III is a supertallskyscraper with 74 floors, 4 underground floors, and30 elevators in Beijing, China. It is the third phase ofdevelopment of the China World Trade Center complexin Beijings central business district of Chaoyang.Jingshan Park Jingshan is an artificial hill in Beijing, China.Covering an area of more than 230,000 m2, Jingshan isimmediately north of the Forbidden City on the centralaxis of Beijing. As a result, it is administratively part ofboth the Xicheng District and the Dongcheng District.Originally an imperial garden, it is now a public park,known as Jingshan Park .Shishahai and Hutong Area Shishahai is a lake in central Beijing. Once hometo court officials, Shishahai now becomes famousfor nightlife because it is home to several popularrestaurants, bars, and cafes. And it also locates in theHistorical and Cultural Conservation District with HutongArea. 36
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    • The IFoU summer school 2012 in Beijing will Venue:be a joint design studio composed of four College of Architecture and Urban Planning,groups on the issues related to sub-themes. Beijing University of TechnologyGraduate students from different countries,states and universities will work together Time:under the guidance of tutors by being mixed 29th June – 13th July, 2012in each team. The specially set up programsof summer school, including team work, Responsible:lectures, excursions, and presentations with Prof. Dai Jian 戴俭 (BJUT /IFoU)debates, will encourage the cross-cultural Prof. Zhang Jian 张建 (BJUT)communication and knowledge exchangeon urban design. Not only academics but Coordinators:also professionals and practitioners will be Hui Xiaoxi 惠晓曦 (TU Delft /BJUT /IFoU)involved in the summer school. Zhao Zhifeng 赵之枫 (BJUT /IFoU) Hu Bin 胡斌 (BJUT) Collaborative Tutors: Dou Qiang 窦强 (BJUT)Initiated by: Maurice Harteveld (TU Delft)Beijing University of Technology (BJUT) Hui Xiaoxi 惠晓曦 (TU Delft /BJUT /IFoU)in collaboration with Kang Minjay 康旻杰 (NTU)International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) Li Alin 李阿琳 (BJUT) Liao Hanwen 廖含文 (BJUT)Participating Universities: Hendrik Tieben (CUHK /IFoU)Beijing University of Technology (BJUT) Michela Turrin (TU Delft /BJUT)Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Yu Haiyi 于海漪 (NCUT)Chonnam National University (CNU) Yu Yongwan 禹永万 (BJUT)Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) Zhang Fan 张帆 (BJUT)Taiwan University (NTU) Student Assistants:Invited Universities: Cui Xuan 崔璇North China University of Technology (NCUT) Dang Rong 党蓉Zhengzhou University (ZZU) Liu Siwen 刘思雯 Wei Taoran 魏陶然 Yang Libo 杨丽博 Zhang Xi 张玺 38
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    • AddressCollege of Architecture and Urban Planning,Beijing University of Technology: Pingleyuan 100 Chaoyang District Beijing 100124, China Tel: +86 10 6739 1513 http://jzcg.bjut.edu.cn/International Student Dormitory: Pingleyuan 100 Chaoyang District Beijing 100124, China Tel: +86 10 6739 1590Contact PersonsHUI Xiaoxi (Sebastian) x.hui@ifou.org +86 1360 1266 372ZHANG Xi Yaojing_zx@126.com +86 1314 6004 525CUI Xuan claire_518@qq.com +86 1590 1096 856 40
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