Optimization Strategy of Commercial Space in Xianyukou Hutong Based on Kernel Density and Space Syntax


Xianyukou Street
Commercial space
Space syntax
Kernel density estimation




Beijing Xianyukou Hutong (hutong refers to historical and cultural block in Chinese) occupies an important geographical location with unique urban fabric, and after years of renewal and protection, the commercial space of Xianyukou Street and has gained some recognition. This article Xianyukou takes commercial hutong in Beijing as an example, spatial analysis was carried out using methods like GIS kernel density method, space syntax after site investigation and research. Based on the street space problems found, this paper then puts forward strategies to improve and upgrade Xianyukou Street’s commercial space and improve businesses in Xianyukou Street and other similar hutong.


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