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Commune by the Great Wall, Beijing

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Architectural Building
The Commune by the Great Wall is a private collection of modern architecture and SOHO China managed boutique hotel, in Beijing, China.

It was exhibited at La Biennale di Venezia in 2002 and bestowed a special prize. Ms Zhang Xin, the mastermind and investor for the project, was recognized for her “bold personal initiative which emphasizes the role of 12 Asian architects in building privately owned houses in a definitively contemporary manner.” The Centre Pompidou, Paris now houses the exhibited model, made of wood and cardboard, as its first permanent collection from China.

The Commune by the Great Wall is near the Badaling section of the Great Wall. Badaling is one of Beijing's biggest tourist destinations. The Commune consists of private villas designed by 12 prominent Asian architects. This project's vision was to encourage creativity to influence a new generation of Asian architects, developers and consumers. At the Shuiguan section of the Great Wall- the Commune shares the tranquility of the mountains with a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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TripAdvisor
  • 实在对不起五星的价格。酒店房间结构不合理,家具质量粗糙陈旧,卫生不够干净,浴巾也很硬,唯一好的是地暖不错。早餐品种少,火锅还凑合吧。有个私家长城还可以爬一下,儿童娱乐全部单独收费,300块一小时的课程,做个手工画或者画个画,我还能说什么呢,还是去爬个山吧。  more »
  • It has it all - nice contemporary architecture, accomodation, restaurants, outdoor walking trails, Great Wall - you name, they got it! Nice place to have team meetings where you can combine business w...  more »
  • 房间设施很老,浴缸流水不畅,房间里发现四只一公分以上的臭虫,其中一只在枕头上。房间内部设施较简单,没有咖啡机,只有开水壶,茶叶咖啡也不算五星级标准。餐厅服务人手不足,晚餐连脏桌布都没换。内部交通工具勉强够用,但高峰期等一刻钟以上。  more »
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  • With an almost rural feel the clean commune accommodation felt like a little world of its own away from the hustle and bustle of Beijing. The accommodation houses were nicely appointed, with shared spaces within the buildings being spacious and offering nice outlooks. Rooms themselves were small and basic but clean. The restaurant was lovely with a range of Eastern and Western foods available. A short hike takes you to a private section of the great wall of China which of worth a sunset and sunrise visit. Wear sturdy shoes as the path can be rocky in places.