On November 1, under the leadership of Professor Zhao Yinuo and Professor Chen Liting, a guest lecturer from Taiwan, the 18-level International Class of Gengdan Institute of International Design went to Gulou Caochang Hutong to carry out field surveying and mapping lessons.
Caochang Hutong is historic, and 214-meter long from north to south. There is Cuiyun Xianyuan where Yellow Flag (the royal family) stored grass In Qing Dynasty. There are Caochang primary school and residential residence in the area. The building and street yard of Caochang Hutong are typical quadrangles of Beijing traditional residence. It is well preserved, and a model of surveying and mapping the size of traditional residence and street lane.
The students in the field surveying and mapping course visited the Bell Drum Tower Plaza and the surrounding residential alleys. The teachers demonstrated and guided the spatial scale, scale structure, measurement methods and drawing standards. Students worked in groups and carrid out practical surveys through the links of spatial experience, tape measurement, photographic recording and hand-drawn drawing.
Photo of teachers and students
This field survey enables students to recognize and feel the scale relationship between space and people, and lays a solid foundation for the accurate engineering drawing standard course.