Min Zhu , pp. 73. DSN/School of Planning and Media Design, 2011.
As an important constituent part during the urban development, the historical district has very important historical and cultural values. At present, with the accelerate development of the whole city, the problem of how to preserve the historical environment and continue the historical essence while make the district adapt to the modern society at the same time became more and more seriously. Therefore, the topic about historical district renewal is well worth researching.
This paper starts with issues standing in front of the historical district in the background of quick city booming and then points out the most important problem during the renewal process of historical district in China. After that, this paper introduces typology as a new perspective to solve the problem. The main theories and application methods are both researched in this paper. Based on the sum-up experiences from the example studies, the paper tries to research the concrete process of historical district renewal by using typology as tools, which is mainly from classification, type abstraction and construction to type embodiment. And some basic ways of typology application would be summarized after the case study. These theoretical tools and example experiences are all taken into the case study for practice.