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Walter White / March 22,2020

Wutopia inserts inverted triangular lightwell into book shop

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Wutopia inserts inverted triangular lightwell into book shop

Wutopia inserts inverted triangular lightwell into book shop

Architecture studio Wutopia Lab has renovated the Hubei Foreign Language Bookstore in Wuhan, China, inserting a shard-like glass lightwell that pierces through six stories.

The shape of this lightwell is mirrored on the bookshop‘s exterior by a facade of triangular-shaped aluminium plates.

Wutopia inserts inverted triangular lightwell into book shop

Hubei Foreign Language Bookstore is designed to reference a mountain range or run of hills.

At night the outlines of the mountain range is illuminated by blue triangular lights.

Wutopia inserts inverted triangular lightwell into book shop

The bookstore occupies a large mixed-use structure on Zhongan Road that dates back to the 1980.

Walter White / March 22,2020

How to Get Your House Ready to Sell While Social Distancing

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How to Get Your House Ready to Sell While Social Distancing

Trees and flowers are beginning to bloom, birds are jubilant with song, and you’ve noticed these things only because you’re most likely sitting at home in isolation. If you were thinking about selling your home before this whole coronavirus (COVID-19) scare happened, luckily, you still can. In fact, the current state of the US housing market shows that homebuyers still want to buy houses. They are simply shifting to a more virtual homebuying experience, including live video-chat tours. So, even if you’re feeling kind of isolated from the rest of the world, now is at least a great time to get your house ready to sell by doing these simple things.

How to Get Your House Ready to Sell While Social Distancing

1. Clear the clutter from your home

First and foremost, walk outside your home and then re-enter through the front door as if you were a prospective homebuyer. Go through each room in your house and see with homebuyer eyes the amount of clutter you’ve accumulated. Don’t worry, it’s human nature. However, clutter detracts from the beauty of your home and its prime selling features. 

How to Get Your House Ready to Sell While Social Distancing

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