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Academic Journal of Architecture and Geotechnical Engineering, 2024, 6(3); doi: 10.25236/AJAGE.2024.060304.

Research on the Renewal Design of Historical Districts Based on the Concept of 'Common Narrative': A Case Study of the Sanyang Area in Wuhan


Yuan Leyi1, Xu Yajun1, Zou Kangjie2

Corresponding Author:
Yuan Leyi

1School of Architecture and Art, North China University of Technology, Beijing, China

2College of Tourism & Landscape Architec, Guilin University of Technology, Guilin, Guangxi, China


The Sanyang Design Capital Area is an old residential district in Hankou and is currently a historic district in Hankou rich in historical and cultural resources, with significant development potential. However, in recent years, this historic district has been facing challenges of spatial disarray and a decline in vibrancy. To continue the historical narrative and rejuvenate the area, this article relies on spatial narrative theory to develop design strategies from four aspects: the reshaping of historical and cultural scenes, the interpretation of creative and vibrant travel routes, the integration of a smart shared system, and the creation of a multi-governance model. These strategies aim to provide suggestions for the renewal planning of historical and cultural districts.


Urban renewal, historical district, spatial narrative

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Yuan Leyi, Xu Yajun, Zou Kangjie. Research on the Renewal Design of Historical Districts Based on the Concept of 'Common Narrative': A Case Study of the Sanyang Area in Wuhan. Academic Journal of Architecture and Geotechnical Engineering (2024) Vol. 6, Issue 3: 18-23. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJAGE.2024.060304.


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