双溪村 Shuāngxī return

Life Update! Wrapping up a stellar year of post-graduation travel, I’ve been hired on for exciting work at a medium sized architecture firm back in Portland, Works Partnership Architecture. We’ve got timber, community, and sweet Burnside locale. It’s been full-tilt induction and I’m just now finding the weekend energy to do things besides listening to podcasts and petting the cats. But here we are, time machining back to summer 2014:

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Shuāngxī Return

In terms of both general survey and in-depth house research, Shuāngxī stuck out in our memories when it came time to chose a location for a rural housing competition we were all working on. Shortly after this trip I was taken out by a stomach ulcer, so I ended up using the work from this trip in my graduate design work.

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The valley that runs to the west and parallel to Shuangxi’s

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