On December 22nd the hot water supply was successfully tested at the fourth VPP bathhouse currently under construction in the village of Sunjiacun. Zhu Pingyu, operator of the first VPP bathhouse in Maojiazhuang, came by to instruct how to operate … Continue reading
In December 2011 Duan Jun and Zhang Yuchang of the architecture firm Deshin (located in Shanghai) visited the village of Shijiezi in Gansu province. For this village, which houses 40 families or so, the local water supply is a network … Continue reading
Construction of the roof and shower stalls continues at Sunjiacun. There will be another update in December with more photographs. Everyone is looking forward to the Sunjiacun Malidoulaxi Bathhouse Grand Opening in the Spring of 2012.
Before the weather gets too cold lots of progress is made on the fourth(!) Malidoulaixi Bathhouse situated in Sunjiacun, Shanxxi province.
It’s been a busy summer in Sunjiacun; a groundbreaking ceremony on the bathhouse site, construction materials brought in, and finding a local social entrepreneur to manage the project.
Rini Quirijns, Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Construction Products, together with Ella Quirijns, spent part of their 2011 holidays on a tour of the Village People Project bathhouses in Sanquan and Xifeng. Last year their visit was cancelled due to floods … Continue reading
Rope and flour are used to indicate the outline of the future bathhouse. The first step before construction starts.