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Crossboundaries giving a tour @ Qianmen/ Dashilar

2016/08/01

On June 24th Binke Lenhardt and Sidonie Kade were honored to lead Gunther Adler, State Secretary (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB), Berlin), Mr. Kraemer (Head of Division Building Matters Abroad) and Prof. Alexander Rudolphi, Chairman of the German Sustainable Building Council with Mr. Herget (CEO, German Sustainable Building Council), as part of their visit of this years BAU Congress in Beijing, through the area of Qianmen and Dashilar.
The group was accompanied by Daniel Drescher and Tong Fei from the German Embassy in Beijing.
Starting at the Urban Planning Museum, where the group was introduced to the historical background and planning of the city, the tour concluded after a walk through the alleys in the neighborhood with information on the history of the Hutongs and the “Siheyuan” in particular at the Café Soloist on Yangmeizhu Xiejie.