Date of Award

Spring 5-30-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Architecture (MArch)



First Advisor

Ryan McCaffrey

Second Advisor

Jacqueline Shaw


Wrinkles of the city just like the wrinkles of human. They are symbles of aging as well as the carriers of story. They are existing in unexpecting places in the city or in human faces. The wrinkle of the city is the texture of city during its urbanization process. They are small and chopped. They are between temporary and permanent.

This thesis integrates the “wrinkle architectures” of Hangzhou to improve the relaxation space and provide a better environment for in the elderly community of Hangzhou.

Included in

Architecture Commons



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