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Student Showcase Archive
Show RCA 2019

Junqing Hou

Show RCA work

  • Ground Floor Plan: More Than A Bath

    Ground Floor Plan: More Than A Bath, 2019
    digital drawing

  • Long Section: The Gathering Forms

    Long Section: The Gathering Forms, 2019
    digital drawing

  • Casting Models: Thresholds

    Casting Models: Thresholds, 2018
    Silicon, Jesmonite

  • Archetype: The Radical Pattern

    Archetype: The Radical Pattern, Qitong Yang, Nurul Nazam 2019
    Watercolour Paper

  • Collage, Conceptual Drawing

    Collage, Conceptual Drawing

Major project:

More Than A Bath

My thesis project aims to explore and blur the boundary between work and leisure in the contemporary city. The project began with the relationship between bathing and working, tracing back through history: for Romans, bathing was both a social event and always related to their work. The communal bath, as well as being a social institution, provided people with a gathering place for trading, exchanging and sharing.

As for work itself, the way we work is evolving, with London now being a centre for some of the world’s leading startups. The demand for creative and modern office space has rocketed. Responding to that current situation, I proposed a public bath mixed with a communal workspace in Bethnal Green. 


  • Previous degrees

  • BEng (Hons) Architecture, China Academy of Art, 2017
  • Experiences

  • Architectural assistant, Central-South Architectural Design Institute Co. Ltd, China, 2016
Royal College of Art