Click through the gallery to view the architectural concepts of the apartment. There is an indoor wifi signal with access to the built-in AirPlay speakers.
Historic map of the neighborhood dating to 1904.
Postal map of the neighborhood from 1930.
British map of the neighborhood from 1933.
Under Japanese occupation parts of Shanghai became lawless and, for those with money, a non-stop party. Map of the blockaded area adapted from Paul French's book 'City of Devils' including Japanese control points and the best joints for a night out in the Badlands, 1941.
Map from the early 1980s.
3D rendering around 2010.
A local neighbor rediscovering his neighborhood on the satellite image in the corridor.
Portal building with historic name sign.
The Smart House is located within a monument under protection.
View towards the gate in the North.
Tourists taking pictures is a daily sight.
Facade detail of the villa in the backyard.
Host a neighborhood class /meeting /movie night.
Learn about construction technologies, efficient heating/cooling, remote home management.
Volunteer work around the house or get involved into one of our research programs (i.e. monitoring your sleep pattern under influence of different lighting and music) and stay for free.
The Smart House is a nonprofit space supporting open access to resources, tools and knowledge.