Nan Luo Gu Xiang
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Nan Luo Gu Xiang is one of the oldest and best preserved hutong areas in Beijing. It history goes back to Yuan Dynasty. Today Nan Luo Gu Xiang has become a famous tourist desdination. The houses along the hutong have be converted to shops, restuarants, bars, and theatres. This piece is a documentation on the current scene of Nan Luo Gu Xiang with an axonometric panorama. Because the area is quite huge and some important venues scatter rather far from each other, the drawing assembles those important building in a smaller area and selects real background architecture to fill in the space. In other words, this piece is created by disassemble Nan Luo Gu Xiang first and then reassemble it with a higher density. The color scheme takes reference from the rich colors of traditional Chinese painting and architectural decoration to create a delightful and prosperous atmosphere.