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fān xiū zhè gè fáng zi
翻修这个房子
Renovating this house
zuì qiáng liè de yuàn wàng
强烈愿望
My intention
fù mǔ yī zhí huì jiù zài zhè gè fáng zi lǐ miàn
父母一直这个房子里面
Is to have my parents live in this house
néng ràng tā men néng gòu shēng huó hǎo yī diǎn
他们能够生活一点
They can be comfortable here
lǎo pó shì chóng míng běn de rén
老婆崇明本地人
My wife and I are Chongming island locals
chóng míng hěn yǒu duō lǎo fáng fān xīn
崇明老房翻新
Many old houses in Chongming were renovated
yī bān jiù zuò chéng nà zhǒng xīn nóng cūn bié shù
一般做成那种农村别墅
In a "neo-countryside mansion" style
zhè gè fáng zi yǒu duō gè chuāng hù
这个房子70多个窗户
The house has over 70 windows
měi gè chuāng hù dōu yǒu dú tè de fēng jǐng
每个窗户独特风景
Each window has its unique view
yǒu miáo pǔ shù lín tián yuán
苗圃树林田园
Nurseries, woods, fields
tōng guò zhè xiē chuāng dòng tā men dōu chuàn lián qǐ lái
通过这些窗洞它们串联起来
They are connected by the windows
xíng chéng yī gè tè bié de kōng jiān tǐ yàn
形成一个特别空间体验
Forming a special experience
liǎng tiáo zhóu xiàn de yī gè dòng xiàn guān xì
两条45轴线一个线关系
The circulation relation between two 45-degree axes
yǒu yī gè nèi tíng yuàn wài tíng yuàn zhǔ dǎo zhù zhěng gè fáng jiān bù jú
一个庭院庭院主导整个房间布局
An inner garden and an outer garden dominate the floor plan 15
wài qiáng shì bái sè tú liào
外墙白色涂料
The outer walls are painted white
shì nèi de de miàn shì bái sè de zì liú píng
室内地面白色自流平
And the indoor floor is white self-leveling underlayment
xuǎn zé bái sè xī wàng zhè gè fáng zi gèng jiā jiǎn
选择白色希望这个房子更加
We chose white as the theme color for minimalism
zhàn de miàn jī dà gài duō píng fāng mǐ
占地面积大概1000多平方米
The house covers an area of over 1000 square meters
dāng shí yù suàn duō wàn
当时预算100多万
My budget was one million
zuì hòu huā le dà gài duō wàn
最后大概250多万
While the final cost was over two million and a half
shàng le zhěng zhěng nián de shí jiān
整整4时间
Plus four years of my life
jǐ jiàn bì xū de jiā jù chuāng lián dēng
几件必须家具窗帘
Except for some necessary furniture, curtains and lights
fáng zi lǐ miàn de zhuāng shì jǐ hū méi yǒu
房子里面装饰几乎没有
There is almost no decoration
kè tīng de zhèng zhōng jiān zhǒng le yī kē shù
客厅正中间一棵树
In the middle of the living room we planted a tree
kāi shǐ fù mǔ lǐ jiě
开始父母理解
My parents didn't quite understand
dàn hòu lái cái zhī dào
后来知道
But later I heard
jīng cháng fù jìn de shù lín hé biān
经常附近树林河边
That my father would go look for the tree I want
bāng zhǎo xǐ huān de zhè shù
喜欢
In the nearby woods and river banks
zhè gè shù shì zuì wǎn xuǎn de yào zhǎng gāo hái yào shēng mìng lì wán qiáng
这个还要生命力顽强
The tree was the last to be planted, it must be tall and tough
wò shì lǐ miàn shè jì le yī gè xiǎo mén
卧室里面设计一个小门
There is a tiny door in the bedroom
tè bié tóng qù hǎo wán de de fāng
特别童趣好玩地方
It's a super fun design
chū qù shì yào wān yāo de wài miàn shì yáng tái
出去弯腰外面阳台
You have to stoop to get through, and it opens to the balcony
shàng miàn tōng xiàng sān lóu lóu tī
上面通向楼梯
These are stairs to the third floor
wǎng shàng zǒu de shí hòu kě yǐ kàn dào nèi yuàn
往上走时候可以看到
You can see the inner garden while stepping up
chóng míng yǒu yī gè lǎo guān niàn
崇明一个观念
There is a tradition in Chongming
wǒ men zào de fáng zi bì xū yào yǒu yī gè hěn dà de tīng zuò hóng bái xǐ shì
我们房子必须一个很大红白喜事
A house has a big hall for weddings and funerals
xiàn zài zhè gè fáng zi méi yǒu zhè gè gōng néng
现在这个房子没有这个功能
But our house doesn't
shuō yǒu shēng zhī nián néng gòu ràng nǐ men ān xiǎng wǎn nián
有生之年能够你们安享晚年
The most important thing
zhè shì zuì zhǔ yào de
主要
Is that you enjoy your old age in peace
fù mǔ bǐ jiào kāi míng jiē shòu le zhè gè guān diǎn
父母比较开明接受这个观点
My parents are open-minded enough to accept my concept
wǒ men zǒng yǐ wèi fù mǔ lǎo le guān niàn chén jiù
我们总以为父母观念陈旧
We often think our parents are too old to understand us
qí shí shì yīn wèi wǒ men tā men jiāo liú
其实是因为我们他们交流
That's because we don't talk to them
de wài pó xiàn zài shì suì
外婆现在87
My grandmother is 87 years old
tā men jiù yī jù huà wài sūn fáng zi zào tài hǎo le
他们一句外孙房子太好了
And all they say about the house is that, you make a brilliant house
hěn hòu huǐ de yī jiàn shì qíng jiù shì shuō
后悔一件事情就是说
It's a pity
zhè fáng zi zào màn le
房子
That I didn't build this house earlier
wài gōng qù shì dōu méi zhù guò
外公去世
my grandfather never lived in the house
zhè gè hěn shāng xīn
这个伤心
It hurts to think about this
měi cì huí lái jiù jué dé xīn lǐ hěn píng jìng
每次回来觉得心里平静
I feel peaceful every time I come back
yǐ qián wǒ men duì jiǎn de lǐ jiě jiù shì jiǎn dān
以前我们理解就是简单
My understanding of minimalism was simple
dàn shì zhù jìn zhè gè fáng zi yǐ hòu
但是这个房子以后
But now that I live in this house
kāi shǐ jué dé jiǎn zhǔ yì kě néng shì
开始觉得主义可能
I start to believe
rén bèi wù zhì qīn zhàn jīng shén shàng huò dé gèng duō zì yóu
物质侵占精神获得自由
That minimalism is spiritual freedom from material invasion
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Shanghai Couple's Minimalist Villa, With 77 Windows Bringing View into the Rooms

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fān xiū zhè gè fáng zi

翻修这个房子

Renovating this house

zuì qiáng liè de yuàn wàng

强烈愿望

My intention

fù mǔ yī zhí huì jiù zài zhè gè fáng zi lǐ miàn

父母一直这个房子里面

Is to have my parents live in this house

néng ràng tā men néng gòu shēng huó hǎo yī diǎn

他们能够生活一点

They can be comfortable here

lǎo pó shì chóng míng běn de rén

老婆崇明本地人

My wife and I are Chongming island locals

chóng míng hěn yǒu duō lǎo fáng fān xīn

崇明老房翻新

Many old houses in Chongming were renovated

yī bān jiù zuò chéng nà zhǒng xīn nóng cūn bié shù

一般做成那种农村别墅

In a "neo-countryside mansion" style

zhè gè fáng zi yǒu duō gè chuāng hù

这个房子70多个窗户

The house has over 70 windows

měi gè chuāng hù dōu yǒu dú tè de fēng jǐng

每个窗户独特风景

Each window has its unique view

yǒu miáo pǔ shù lín tián yuán

苗圃树林田园

Nurseries, woods, fields

tōng guò zhè xiē chuāng dòng tā men dōu chuàn lián qǐ lái

通过这些窗洞它们串联起来

They are connected by the windows

xíng chéng yī gè tè bié de kōng jiān tǐ yàn

形成一个特别空间体验

Forming a special experience

liǎng tiáo zhóu xiàn de yī gè dòng xiàn guān xì

两条45轴线一个线关系

The circulation relation between two 45-degree axes

yǒu yī gè nèi tíng yuàn wài tíng yuàn zhǔ dǎo zhù zhěng gè fáng jiān bù jú

一个庭院庭院主导整个房间布局

An inner garden and an outer garden dominate the floor plan 15

wài qiáng shì bái sè tú liào

外墙白色涂料

The outer walls are painted white

shì nèi de de miàn shì bái sè de zì liú píng

室内地面白色自流平

And the indoor floor is white self-leveling underlayment

xuǎn zé bái sè xī wàng zhè gè fáng zi gèng jiā jiǎn

选择白色希望这个房子更加

We chose white as the theme color for minimalism

zhàn de miàn jī dà gài duō píng fāng mǐ

占地面积大概1000多平方米

The house covers an area of over 1000 square meters

dāng shí yù suàn duō wàn

当时预算100多万

My budget was one million

zuì hòu huā le dà gài duō wàn

最后大概250多万

While the final cost was over two million and a half

shàng le zhěng zhěng nián de shí jiān

整整4时间

Plus four years of my life

jǐ jiàn bì xū de jiā jù chuāng lián dēng

几件必须家具窗帘

Except for some necessary furniture, curtains and lights

fáng zi lǐ miàn de zhuāng shì jǐ hū méi yǒu

房子里面装饰几乎没有

There is almost no decoration

kè tīng de zhèng zhōng jiān zhǒng le yī kē shù

客厅正中间一棵树

In the middle of the living room we planted a tree

kāi shǐ fù mǔ lǐ jiě

开始父母理解

My parents didn't quite understand

dàn hòu lái cái zhī dào

后来知道

But later I heard

jīng cháng fù jìn de shù lín hé biān

经常附近树林河边

That my father would go look for the tree I want

bāng zhǎo xǐ huān de zhè shù

喜欢

In the nearby woods and river banks

zhè gè shù shì zuì wǎn xuǎn de yào zhǎng gāo hái yào shēng mìng lì wán qiáng

这个还要生命力顽强

The tree was the last to be planted, it must be tall and tough

wò shì lǐ miàn shè jì le yī gè xiǎo mén

卧室里面设计一个小门

There is a tiny door in the bedroom

tè bié tóng qù hǎo wán de de fāng

特别童趣好玩地方

It's a super fun design

chū qù shì yào wān yāo de wài miàn shì yáng tái

出去弯腰外面阳台

You have to stoop to get through, and it opens to the balcony

shàng miàn tōng xiàng sān lóu lóu tī

上面通向楼梯

These are stairs to the third floor

wǎng shàng zǒu de shí hòu kě yǐ kàn dào nèi yuàn

往上走时候可以看到

You can see the inner garden while stepping up

chóng míng yǒu yī gè lǎo guān niàn

崇明一个观念

There is a tradition in Chongming

wǒ men zào de fáng zi bì xū yào yǒu yī gè hěn dà de tīng zuò hóng bái xǐ shì

我们房子必须一个很大红白喜事

A house has a big hall for weddings and funerals

xiàn zài zhè gè fáng zi méi yǒu zhè gè gōng néng

现在这个房子没有这个功能

But our house doesn't

shuō yǒu shēng zhī nián néng gòu ràng nǐ men ān xiǎng wǎn nián

有生之年能够你们安享晚年

The most important thing

zhè shì zuì zhǔ yào de

主要

Is that you enjoy your old age in peace

fù mǔ bǐ jiào kāi míng jiē shòu le zhè gè guān diǎn

父母比较开明接受这个观点

My parents are open-minded enough to accept my concept

wǒ men zǒng yǐ wèi fù mǔ lǎo le guān niàn chén jiù

我们总以为父母观念陈旧

We often think our parents are too old to understand us

qí shí shì yīn wèi wǒ men tā men jiāo liú

其实是因为我们他们交流

That's because we don't talk to them

de wài pó xiàn zài shì suì

外婆现在87

My grandmother is 87 years old

tā men jiù yī jù huà wài sūn fáng zi zào tài hǎo le

他们一句外孙房子太好了

And all they say about the house is that, you make a brilliant house

hěn hòu huǐ de yī jiàn shì qíng jiù shì shuō

后悔一件事情就是说

It's a pity

zhè fáng zi zào màn le

房子

That I didn't build this house earlier

wài gōng qù shì dōu méi zhù guò

外公去世

my grandfather never lived in the house

zhè gè hěn shāng xīn

这个伤心

It hurts to think about this

měi cì huí lái jiù jué dé xīn lǐ hěn píng jìng

每次回来觉得心里平静

I feel peaceful every time I come back

yǐ qián wǒ men duì jiǎn de lǐ jiě jiù shì jiǎn dān

以前我们理解就是简单

My understanding of minimalism was simple

dàn shì zhù jìn zhè gè fáng zi yǐ hòu

但是这个房子以后

But now that I live in this house

kāi shǐ jué dé jiǎn zhǔ yì kě néng shì

开始觉得主义可能

I start to believe

rén bèi wù zhì qīn zhàn jīng shén shàng huò dé gèng duō zì yóu

物质侵占精神获得自由

That minimalism is spiritual freedom from material invasion

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