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Revamped Courtyard Designs

This Abandoned Courtyard Received a Facelift from Vector Architects

— September 28, 2015 — Art & Design
Vector Architects re-created this elegant courtyard after it was abandoned. The team created a visually delightful and minimalist approach that transformed the dingy yard into a place of serenity for relaxation.

This project was created as a design project for the Beijing Design Week. Vector Architects used skills in renovation and design to combine the courtyard's history with an updated version of modern features. The original courtyard titled 'Za Yuan’ is a culturally rich space, which is why is was important for the design team to maintain its integrity.

By improving and refining the original yard, it is now home to modern wood-paneled sidings, white trees, brick floors and a partially opened roof. The privatized space is a secluded environment, but it still offers a community space when needed as well.
Trend Themes
1. Revitalized Cultural Spaces - There is a growing trend towards revamping abandoned cultural spaces in a minimalist and visually appealing way.
2. Modernized Courtyard Designs - There is a trend towards transforming traditional courtyards into modern and functional spaces.
3. Private Oasis Escapes - There is a trend towards creating private and secluded outdoor spaces for relaxation and retreat.
Industry Implications
1. Architecture - The architecture industry can disrupt by integrating cultural and historical elements with modern design principles to create functional and visually appealing spaces.
2. Real Estate - The real estate industry can disrupt by re-imagining abandoned or underutilized cultural spaces and turning them into modern and desirable properties.
3. Hospitality - The hospitality industry can disrupt by incorporating private and secluded outdoor spaces for their guests to relax and unwind.
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