Bridge the Physical and Virtual Design for Hutongs - Creative Design Supports Hutongs Community Participation

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10912)


In the context of the urban renovation process, hutong community has become the focus of creative design in Beijing, and there have been practical cases of hutongs that can improve public participation and accessibility for the city. By collecting the performance of hutong renovated instances in physical space, virtual network, and participating public reflection, this paper analyses the influence of creative design factors on public participation. The result shows that the combination of the physical and virtual design, primarily working on the facade of the street-facing buildings, and the integrated use of the community platform, are most conducive to incremental public participation. The research combed the mode of creative design support hutong involvement and updating, rising that bridge the innovative design in physical and virtual dimensions is a potential promotion to the sustainable renewal of hutong in the urban renovation.


Creative design Hutong Community participation Physical space Virtual network platform 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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