项目名称 Project Name: 南京蔡从明家 / Congming Cai’s Home, Nanjing
参展机构 Company：顶贺环境设计（深圳）有限公司 / D&H Environmental Design (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
创作年份 Year : 2018
设计师 Designer : 何潇宁 / Xiaoning He
Mr. and Mrs. Cai, their son of 18-year-old and his grandmother are a total of 4 people, living in only 40 square meters of ferry company family building on the third floor. The family building, built in the 1980s, has a brick-and-concrete structure, including a dining room, two bedrooms, a kitchen and a bathroom without a shower. The lifestyle of the year determines the layout of such houses, but obviously can not keep up with the requirements of modern living life.
Problem Statement and Project Solution
The real problems facing the Mr. Cai family are as follows: the 18-year-old son and his grandmother above the lower bunk form, living in only 6 square meters of rooms, without independent living space of each.At the same time, the family did not communicate feelings of the living room, the only bathroom without a separate bathroom. In the premise of brick-and-concrete structure, we can do a limited structural transformation of the house, however, we still use the master room because occupied balcony area and slightly rich space, grab a separate bedroom for grandma; at the same time, we use the aisle between the bathroom and the kitchen, on the basis of not reducing the original kitchen area, the bathroom closed a separate bathroom; by the way, the room can become the living room or dining room in the difference time, with the tea table change seat ingenious idea to complete the rapid switch between the living room and dining room.
Creation Process & Result
The 50-square-meter house has been transformed into a three-room, one kitchen and one bathroom. The situation of the son and grandma shared a bedroom. The situation of doing homework at the table has been changed, and a bedroom is seperated to be the master bedroom for grandma. Frosted window was installed for daylighting ventilation, sound insulation. It can be very sweet.
How does the project reflect the exhibition theme "Cultural Bay Area • Humanistic Design"?
The old house owner of this project is 34 years ferry "Guardian" Congming Cai,who is selfless dedication and helpful. Improving "Civilian Hero’s " old and messy living environment, and then make the whole project full of human warmth.