It is worth a visit
Shanghai’s internet celebrity check-in place, formerly a slaughterhouse, now an art gallery and cafe, very suitable for taking pictures
I often have friends who come from other places and I will ask if they have been to the 1933 old factory. Although it has gradually become a place for Internet celebrities to check in in recent years, many people still don't know this place. This time, I took my friends from Guangdong and local friends from Shanghai. They have never been. It is indeed very special for the building itself, and people who first come here will be surprised at why there is such a design. There are many studios here, but for tourists, apart from taking pictures, there are still too few businesses that can interact or visit.
1933 hasn’t been here for a long time. July of this year is actually not too hot. It happened to be idle one day and went shopping. 1933 on weekdays was quite quiet, and occasionally there were some people who came to play, but it basically did not affect Taking pictures, because 1933 is now considered a celebrity place, so there are still a lot of people on rest days, but you can take pictures without people during workdays, which perfectly shows its original appearance
1933 Laochangfang is located at No. 29 Shajing Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai. This was originally the slaughterhouse of the old Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Industry, and it was the largest and most modern slaughterhouse in the Far East at that time. Because the building was completed in 1933, it was called the 1933 Old Farmhouse. Although it is the only one of the three slaughterhouses of the same type in the world today, compared with the many century-old buildings in Shanghai, the old farmhouse is not particularly outstanding. For a long time, it could only be obscured in obscurity in the old neighborhood. With the rise and blossoming of Beijing's 798 model, many abandoned old factories were transformed into cultural and creative parks. This abandoned slaughterhouse that was once left out was finally born, transformed from a cheap warehouse into a cultural and creative park, and became Shanghai A fashionable landmark. Entering the 1933 old workshop, this old building in the style of ancient Roman Basilica was designed by the British architect Balfours, especially the intricate interior space left a deep impression on people. The quadrangular factory area surrounded by 4 buildings in the southeast, northwest and northwest is connected to a 24-sided main building in the middle by stairs. The entire building is strewn with heights and circling corridors. The design is as precise as a labyrinth, but the order is distinct. More than 300 large umbrella-shaped columns are evenly distributed in the outer volume of the building square, independently supporting the majestic building. Octagonal and quadrilateral umbrella-shaped column caps are one of the most important features of the building. The octagonal umbrella-shaped column caps are mainly distributed on the west side of the building's periphery, and the square umbrella-shaped column caps are mainly distributed in other parts of the building's periphery. The bridge space is one of the most characteristic features of the building. Its unique charm comes from the mysterious and changeable space formed by the light and shadow of the building.
1933 has become an Internet celebrity now. I think he was just a bloody slaughterhouse back then, but this kind of fair-faced concrete architectural works is really not very common, especially with such a sense of design, in a city like Shanghai Here, although it is not very maverick, it is really worth seeing.
The magic city has never lacked the illusory and blurred scenery, but if I choose the most magical and charming place of light and shadow, it must be the 1933 Laochangfang. ———— 💎💎 Past and Present 💎💎———— 🍂 1933 Laochangfang was originally the slaughterhouse of the Shanghai Municipal Bureau of Industry. It is a fully reinforced concrete structure designed by the famous British designer Balfours. It combines Eastern and Western characteristics in its architectural style. It can not only see the cold and bloody similar to the ancient Roman arena, but also coincides with the traditional concept of "a place with a round sky" in Chinese Fengshui. 📝Every time you walk into 1933, it is not only a bit cold, but this aspect comes from the characteristics of its architecture: cold and heavy reinforced concrete and metal fences that have been dismantled, but all kinds of traces can still be seen. On the other hand, it also stems from its use, how many lives will end here. At the beginning of the period, I was a bit regretful, how can such an exquisite, fortress-like building be used to slaughter livestock and end lives. Later, when I walked inside, I would often see drops of water dripping from the upper floor or somewhere I don’t know, hitting the stone fence, and suddenly a scene flashed in my mind: it’s not the horrified eyes of death and the inability to tell. But the butchers who wore rubber boots and rubber aprons wailed how far they went. They took the heavy faucet and brushed the blood on the ground... Those water droplets that dripped from time to time seemed to be unable to see the road to life. Bliss, there are souls who are too late to fall into reincarnation, and are entrapped in water droplets, still nourishing this building. So its light is more vivid, and its shadow is more spiritual.