Jiangnan of China,has enjoyed the”earthlyparadise”reputation since ancient times of its staggered rivers and lakes,vertical and horizontal water ways, small bridges and tasteful towns. A typicalcanal town named Jin Xi, located in the picturesque scenery of Jiangnan, knownas "the hometown of Chinese folk museum" with two thousand years ofhistory.There is an old saying herebefore "thirty-six bridges must haveseventy-two kilns." Lots ofkilns were produced golden bricks in the past,and the brick kiln culture is soprofound and indispensable for the town.
Zhu Jiadian villageis located on the westside of Jin Xi, still exists more than ten ancient brickkilns of Ming and Qingdynasty, although most of them have been abandoned, buta few are still in use.As the scale of production shrinks dramatically, thetrend of hollowing out ofthe village becomes increasing seriously, the bustling land has lost the gloryof the past. In order to make this historicaland cultural village newborn, HDESIGN was invited to be responsible for theinterior renovation of an oldlarge-scare brick kiln including a cultural museum and a folk inn.
一期的祝家甸村古砖窑文化馆面向长白荡方向临水而建，提供了亲水宜人的休闲环境。砖窑主体一层空间被规划为轻餐饮区和小型主题课堂，二层空间为砖文化展示区、大型会议区等配套功能区，人们在光斑陆离的空间内，感受着轻松、自然、宁静的氛围。在古砖窑文化馆的一层廊下，设计师保留原有建筑风貌的同时进行了多功能空间的重组，注入新的功能与业态，包含水吧、教室、会议室等，让人们在此享受清闲的同时关注传统文化的延展性学习。未来，这里还将作为乡伴创客学院、民宿学院等培训与交流空间，为乡村发展注入新的活力。值得一提的是，位于一层的意大利米汀Emanuele餐厅，设计结合锦溪古窑独有的地理条件，将窑洞升级成了中国**集意餐、酒窖、雪茄吧等多种功能于一体的窑洞餐厅，为人们提供了一处别具一格的聚会休闲场所。Brick kiln cultural museum was built along waterfront,facing the direction of Changbai swing,provides a pleasant hydrophilicenvironment. The ground floor is mainly plannedas light dining area and asmall-sized theme classroom; the first floor contains brick-cultural exhibitionarea, a large meeting room and other functional spaces where people can feel arelaxed, natural and tranquil spacial atmosphere. Under the corridor of theancient brickkiln culture hall, the designer reorganized multi-functional spacewhile preserving original architectural style, injecting new functions andformats such as water bars and conference rooms, where people can enjoy leisuretime and meanwhile concerning the ductile learning of traditional culture. Inthe future, it will also serveas a training center for exchange of ideas amongrural make-ers, boosting localrural development. Particularly worth mentioningthat is an Italian restaurant called Emanuele,located in the ground floor,thedesigner combined with unique geographical conditions of Jinxi’s ancient kilnto create the first klin restaurant in China setting dining area, wine cellar,cigar bar and other functions, providing a charming gathering leisure place forpeople.