Former Kulangsu Mixed Court (Hui Shen Gong Tang 会审公堂)

The Gulangyu Mixed Court, designed in was built by the English Presbyterian Mission in early Modernist style after permanently leased this parcel of land in 1915. After being sold twice, this building became the residence of the “Sugar King of Java,” the Indonesian born Xiamenese Huang Zhonghan. The Kulangsu Mixed Court rented this building as their office during the 1920s and 30s.

Today, the building is a private residence complex, but it's still a head-turner of an architectural achievement, and easy to appreciate from the outside.

Address: 1 Bishan Road, Gulangyu Island, Xiamen City, China

鼓浪屿会审公堂旧址,是鼓浪屿重要的司法机构建筑遗存,该处两座建筑现在是笔山路1号与笔山路3号,至今保存完好。这处土地1915年曾由英国长老会租下,之后该处别墅用地经两次转手,现存的两座建筑曾经是厦门籍印尼华侨黄仲涵名下的产业。20世纪20年代末,鼓浪屿会审公堂曾经借用这两座与当时工部局办公楼临近的别墅办公。这处院落占地面积5600多平方米,院内共有两栋两层的洋楼,两座建筑基本对称,形式比较简洁,具有早期的现代建筑风格,建筑面积都是500多平方米。

地址:厦门市思明区鼓浪屿笔山路1号

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