2020-11-16 10:06

Cao Yongkang Studio

Historical Building Preservation, Exploration, Design and Research Institute



1.Studio Personnel Information

1.1 Head of the studio


Cao Yongkang,Practical Teacher Cao Yongkang

Introduction:Bachelor's and master's degree of Xi 'an University of Architecture and Technology, PhD of Zhejiang University, visiting professor of Venice university of architecture, Italy (università iuav di venezia) and University of Florence, Italy. Since 1998, Cao has been working in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and now the deputy dean and associate professor in the School of Design, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Over the years, he has devoted himself to the teaching, scientific research and social practice of architectural heritage conservation. He is the author of "Research on Traditional Dwellings in Pudong" and "Research on the Protection of Ancient Bridges in Shanghai", the chief editor of "Architectural Charm of SJTU", the translator of "This Is Venice", and the co-author of "New Exploration on Industrial Heritage In Shanghai" and "Journey of Humanistic Architecture In Shanghai Jiao Tong University". He has presided over more than 30 longitudinal research projects, including subjects of The National Natural Science Foundation of China, and over 300 conservation and restoration projects of architectural heritages. He insists on taking the road of scientific, professional and international architectural heritage conservation. His conservation and renovation design has won "National Top Ten Cultural Relic Maintenance Engineering Award", "The Second Prize of Excellent Survey and Design of the Ministry of Education", "The Second Prize of Excellent Survey and Design of Shanghai", "The Best National Garden Award Of New Zealand", etc. He also has been awarded the "President's Award of SJTU" and "the Star of Survey and Design in 40 Years of Reform and Opening Up".

 

II Key members of the team

Name: Yang Peng

Introduction: Graduated from Shandong University of Science and Technology, has rich theoretical literacy and practical experience in the protection of traditional architecture.

 

Name: Wang Li Lui

Introduction: National registered planner, graduated from Xi 'an University of Architecture and Technology, protection planning, Investigation, surveying and mapping, protection and conservation of historic buildings.

Name: Feng Li

Introduction: Master of Architectural Heritage Conservation, University of Hong Kong.Professional Member of Hong Kong Heritage Conservators Association.Mainly engaged in architectural design, cultural heritage protection and reuse work.

 

Name: Tian Yuxin

Introduction: Master of Architecture, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Architectural Heritage Conservation, urban design of historic blocks, reconstruction design in urban and rural renewal environment.

 

Name: Liu Meiqin

Introduction: Master of Huaqiao University, Architectural History and Theory, master's thesis "Study on environmental Adaptability and Evolution of The Enclosed Form of Hakka Earth building in Yongding".

 

Name: Liu Meiqin

Introduction: Master of Huaqiao University, Architectural History and Theory, master's thesis "Study on environmental Adaptability and Evolution of The Enclosed Form of Hakka Earth building in Yongding".

 

Name: Du Qian

Introduction: Ph.D in Cultural Heritage,Politecnico di Torino,Italy

Architectural heritage preservation,archaeological site conservation,H-GIS

 

Name: Cong Lv

Introduction: Ph.D.,School of Architecture,Tsinghua university,Beijing,China

Former Associated Editor of Chinese Heritage magazine.

Culture heritage preservation,interpretation,diffusion of heritage values

 

Name: Lu Yue

Introduction: Ph.D in Cultural Geography, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France.Cultural heritage preservation, heritage-oriented, tourism-oriented and material-social transformation of historical districts

 

Name: Ji Xinyan

Introduction: Master of Course: Science of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, University of Bologna, Italy

Application of nondestructive and micro-destructive tests for cultural heritage

 

Name: Pan Wenzhuo

Introduction: Master in Urban and Regional Planning, Virginia Tech, USA

Architectural heritage preservation, GIS, Urban planning

 

Name:Zhu Di

Introduction:Master of Architecture, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan China

Architectural heritage preservation, Industry Heritage

 

III Contact information

Contact: Cao Yongkang

Email address: ykcao@sjtu.edu.cn

Contact number:13601756660

 

2.Design Concept, Professional direction and Design features:

The Historical Building Protection Survey and Design Research Institute is a multidisciplinary team of experts and institutions within and outside the United Nations and an early industry-academy-research team engaged in architectural heritage protection.It mainly carries out the work of historical building value investigation and disease investigation, historical building conservation and restoration, historical building reuse and other protection, historical area protection planning and urban design.

The studio team believes that the architectural heritage protection design needs to retain the historical information and value of the building to the maximum extent possible to ensure the stability and safety of the historic building structure under the new function.At the same time, the team pays attention to the theoretical basis to ensure that the design scheme is feasible, space utilization is reasonable and positioning is accurate.In order to ensure that the heritage buildings under the premise of protection, get the best use.

In many years of protection and conservation design practice, the team has accumulated rich experience in architectural heritage protection.We can provide professional and practical solutions for the owners.

 

3. Home page link / WeChat public number and other platforms:

Home page link:http://www.sjtudri.com/

WeChat public number:上海交通大学设计研究总院



4.Representative works


Sijing Xiatang Street Residential Heritage Conservation Building Renovation Project

Address: Sijing Ancient Town, Songjiang District, Shanghai

Type:Renovation of historic buildings

Size:2534㎡

Year:2016-2019

Introduction to the project  

Sijing Xiatang Street is located in Sijing Ancient Town, Songjiang District, Shanghai. Through preliminary mapping, the team set three goals: building restoration, building reuse and indoor protection and utilization.Correctly handle the relationship between historical building protection and rational utilization.Through the protection and renovation of Sijing Cheng Residence, not only its historical features can be continued formally, but also its historical information and connotation can be perpetuated.

Awards

2020 Shanghai Excellent Engineering Design 1st Prize




.The Historical Context Gallery(Office Building Group) in North Zhongshan Road Campus of East China Normal University

Address: No. 3663,North Zhongshan Road, Putuo District, Shanghai, China

Type:Renovation of historic buildings

Size:3967㎡

Year:2015-2017


Awards

2019 Excellent survey and design award of Ministry of education 2nd Prize

2020 Shanghai Excellent Engineering Design 3rd Prize

 

Introduction to the project

The Historical Context Gallery is one of the early buildings of East China Normal University. It consists of four buildings: middle building, North building, East building and West Building.The exterior of the complex is all clear brick walls.After more than 50 years of use, the building complex has wall cracks, roof leakage and other phenomena, and there are some safety hazards.Clean and repair the red brick wall, replace the steel window with the original form of double insulating glass steel window, replace the original wooden window with double insulating glass aluminum alloy imitation wood window, solve the problem of energy conservation and heat preservation of the building.The interior features of the original building were restored and redesigned according to the use requirements.By adding equipment room and fire pump room, the fire fighting problem is solved and the perfect combination of function and beauty is achieved.

Awards

2019 Excellent survey and design award of Ministry of education 2nd Prize

2020 Shanghai Excellent Engineering Design 3rd Prize


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The General Office at SJTU: Restoration 

Address: Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

Type:Renovation of historic buildings

Size:2172㎡

Year:2014

Introduction to the project

The General Office was originally built from November 1932 and established in March

1933. To commemorate Dr.Rong Hong, the university office named it 'Rong Hong Hall'.

The building is the administrative center of the university (Xuhui campus). It adopts Neo

classical style with red ochre brick wall. The building is simple and elegant, representing

the trend of design at that time. The General Office was designed by Mr. Zhuang Jun, one

of the earliest group of students sponsored by the Boxer Indemnity to study architecture

in the United States . The calligraphy "Zong Ban Gong Ting" on the door lintel was

written by Hu Hanmin, who was among the elders of Chinese Nationalist Party.

Awards

2017 Excellent Engineering Survey and Design award of Ministry of education 3rd Prize (Shanghai Jiao Tong University General Office of Protection and Design)




Chongsi (Advocating Thinking) Building at Xuhui Middle School: Restoration

Address: Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

Type:Renovation of historic buildings

Size:3640.9㎡

Year:2009-2010

Introduction to the project

Having had witnessed the 100 years of vicissitudes, Chongsi Building had been drastically

changed in terms of its layout and facade features by the historical repairs. The building's

worn out structure also posed vulnerable to failure and collapse. Our project included

structural consolidation, appliance maintenance and adaptation of some demarcated spaces

to a special classroom, a school history room and a library as well as the restoration of its

original mansard roof. The restored Chongsi Building reappeared in its historic style with its

situation improved. The project aroused wide public concern and was recognized among the

Ten Heritage Conservation Projects of the Year in 2011.

Awards

2011 Top China Cultural Heritage Maintenance Project(Chongsi Building Cultural Relics Maintenance Project at Shanghai Xuhui High School)

2013 Shanghai Outstanding Historical Building Survey and Design Award 2nd Prize(Chongsi Building Protection Program at Xuhui High School)

 Reports link

http://sh.eastday.com/m/20130423/u1a7343867.html


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Qiming (Chongde) Building Reinforcement and Maintenance Project at No.4 High School in Shanghai

Address: Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

Type:Renovation of historic buildings

Size:6275㎡

Year:2006-2007

Introduction to the project 

a. To assess the preservation status of the building and to demolish the later additions illegal or degrading the building's appeal.

b. To adapt part of the attic to offices and return the offices, located in both wings of the building, to classrooms.

c. To consolidate the structure and repair the building elements and members including opening and joineries.

d. To repair and replace part of the wood flooring, to renovate the corridor, platform and courtyard of the building and to repair the steps and stairs.

Awards

Shanghai Outstanding Survey and Design Award 2nd Prize(Qiming (Chongde) Building Reinforcement and Maintenance Project at No.4 High School)




The Dunedin Chinese Garden in New Zealand

Address: Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

Type:Renovation of historic buildings

Size:6275㎡

Year:2006-2007

Introduction to the project

Modeling the paradigms and employing the techniques of traditional Jiangnan private gardens, we submitted a plan artistically embellished with traditional timber garden architecture and classical Chinese landscape elements, such as pools, rockery and verandas. The garden posed as a perfect combination of the local topography and the Chinese gardening skills. While showing the classic garden art of China to the world, it also makes the Chinese people in the south of the earth proud of it and conveys their strong homesickness.

 Awards

Garden of National Significance(Dunedin Chinese Garden- Lan Yuan (New Zealand))

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