the Ruins Cave Garden, formerly a Bai residence in Yunnan, now modernly reflects the Bai's courtyard lifestyle. traditional courtyard turns to embrace expansive views. it's transitioning into an architect's studio, balancing Bai traditions with modern design. Featuring diverse structures like stone-wood and brick-stone-concrete, the renovation blends these elements harmoniously with nature. Updated interiors emphasize openness. Steel, chosen for weather resilience, and materials like aluminum-magnesium-manganese sheets have been used, fusing traditional craftsmanship with modern techniques.