The Madlab: 'Creating Urban Connections' Project focuses on enhancing and re-establishing the connections of the Chongqing people with the urban environment. 'The Hundred Steps Home' is a direct response to Huang Jue Ping Village, in providing a design solution to the community and culture, whilst also enhancing the quality of life for the people that inhabit the space.

site analysis - challenges
• Lack of Communal Spaces
Lack of Directories/Wayfinding Systems

• Social Connection (lack of communal interaction)
• Lack of Physical Connection (Connection form landmark to landmark/ place to place)

• Inadequate Facilities (E.g dark inaccessible hallways, poor lighting fixtures)
Mobility Issues (Heavy Use of Stairways)
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