Text description provided by the architects. Nanxiucun is a bustling and vivacious melting pot for young Nanjing intellectuals with interests in literature, art and design. The popularity of the area can be attributed to its proximity to the renowned Nanjing University, the recent growth of foreign students and increasing status of western and international influences. The creative district is synonymous with self-expression and inclusivity - it is common to hear exchanges of both ‘hellos’ and ‘Ni Haos’