Posts Tagged ‘china’

“Twisting courtyard” by Archstudio, Beijing – China

June 18th, 2017

Based on the existing layout of the courtyard, the undulated gray brick floor is used to connect indoor and outdoor spaces of different height, and is extended to the inside of the house – twisting into walls and roof, thus creating dynamic connection between in and out.

Savour Salon by Co-Direction Interior Design, Da Ling Shan – China

June 17th, 2017

The exterior wall shows the exquisiteness of materials. Marble going with thin frame glass looks very modern, and baking finish boards are put together like a checkerboard, which is clean and neat. The brand ‘SAVOUR’ is suspended on the wall, highlighted by the backlight.

Zhongshuge bookstore by X+Living, Chengdu – China

June 16th, 2017

After the curtain wall it is a space full of “bamboo shaped book shelves”. The wall follows the using of stable bookshelf shape of Zhongshuge, which makes visitors feel familiar even though it was their first time to come.

Shenzhen Marriott Hotel Nanshan by CCD – Cheng Chung Design, Shenzhen – China

June 13th, 2017

Since Shenzhen Marriot Hotel Nanshan has planned to create a business image that focuses on nature, fresh, modern, eco-friendliness, and technology, all materials applied in the hotels are of natural, ecological, handmade, and customized styles.

3D Copypod by People’s Architecture Office, China

June 13th, 2017

With minimal adjustment, the 3D Copypod can contract to scan small objects and expand large enough to scan a group of people. Folding panels that are lit from the interior enclose the structure of the 3D Copypod to ensure a shadowless photography environment.

BBDO Offices by JAXDA, Shanghai – China

June 12th, 2017

Random patterns of reclaimed black metal strips and circular pipes wrap the reception area wall. Where the metals are aligned very precisely into a complex yet rigid algorithm like the sleek piping systems of a car, the timber on the other hand gives the space a pulsating and movement like pattern as it randomly fills the ceiling moving from the entrance all around to the open bar area.

Fosun Foundation cultural centre by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio,Shanghai – China

June 12th, 2017

Inspired by traditional Chinese theatres, the three-storey building features a curtain-like facade of bronze tubes. These tubes hang in three layers, creating semi-transparent screens in front of windows and balconies.

Grand Hyatt Dalian – The Smoke House by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Dalian – China

June 8th, 2017

Scaffoldings which are commonly used in China are scattered across the space as it flows out to the exterior allowing an overwhelming view from the beach whilst representing the rapid growth of Asia. The Smoke House which can be viewed as construction site will entice various guests to grill their own food creating sounds and smell in this chaotic space.

Grand Hyatt Dalian Show Kitchen by NAO Taniyama & Associates, Dalian – China

June 6th, 2017

The resin veil inspired by the traditional bamboo work and created by the local craftsmen will protrude from the floor to the ceiling to envelop the space and as it acts as a shade for days with strong sunlight, like a sail receiving the breeze from the sea, and a cocoon to wrap the guests gently at night.

China Fortune Properties showroom by Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects, Shanghai – China

May 31st, 2017

Left primarily untreated, the rooms are assigned as lounge-working, classic-office, presidential-office, and contemporary-office spaces, with furniture supplied by Matsu.

KFC Huating Road by YUMChina, Shanghai – China

May 30th, 2017

Design elements that are familiar to the local household back in the days have been adopted in the store, such as texture glasses, boutique sofa, patterned flooring, and bubble lights. YUMChina invited Shanghai based artists to illustrate a wall mural depicting a panoramic scene of the once famous Huating Road Clothes Market.

Hyatt Place Hotel Luoyang by BLVD, Luoyang – China

May 29th, 2017

Stones and tiles, dark copper, textured glass, and warm wood create an earthy architectural foundation into which subtle textures and sculptural forms are layered. Screen elements maintain the transparency and connection between spaces while provoking curiosity within the guests.

LeEco Experience Showroom by CallisonRTKL, Beijing – China

May 29th, 2017

The showroom’s simple, bright white atmosphere pushes the products and content to the foreground, letting them be the hero of the space. The design team created a minimalist space with a stark white palette to keep the design from overwhelming the products and content. Gloss white acrylic panels adorn the walls and wood fixtures, while light gray floor tiles and perforated metal ceiling panels in muted silver add a slight contrast in color.

Chubb Office by iDA Workplace & Strategy, Shanghai – China

May 25th, 2017

The “Contemporary Mad Men” is the creativity of Chubb’s design concept, which has brought out the modernity of nowadays while still remaining the classic and prototypical touch based on the American corporate offices from the 60’s.

The Locksmith restaurant by Studio Y, Foshan – China

May 22nd, 2017

The cocktail bar on the first floor is moodier and more enigmatic and drenched in lush velvets, ghoulish fixtures and eclectic props. By the time you’ve completely surrendered to The Locksmith’s charm, you enter the rooftop garden where animals run wild amidst overgrown vines, brass monkeys and floral motifs.

Soupexpress restaurant by Exclaim, BeiJing – China

May 21st, 2017

In this space, we used titanium rose-plated mix marble to make lamps, which can display the delicate atmosphere and also present the value of food culture.

July’s Flower store by Alberto Caiola, Shanghai
 – China

May 18th, 2017

Flowers are the store’s natural centrepiece. Displayed in clustered pots adjacent to large mirrored dishes, the result is a cornucopia of images, the blossoms reflected ad infinitum to intriguing effect.

The Cooper Aerobics Health and Wellness Centre by Shopworks, Nanjing Loashan – China

May 16th, 2017

One of the main challenges was to specifically target and communicate with Chinese customers whilst maintaining a western brand image. This approach was fundamental in the redesign of the Cooper logo, brand idenitity and Cooper centre concept.

WoW Lab by Wutopia Lab, Shanghai – China

May 16th, 2017

The gym’s current situation is a glass box. Transparent glass creates an open illusion, but is actually a cell which we want to break. We see WoW Lab as a complex system that grows, it needs to break through its own boundaries.

MTM Skincare spa by More Design Office, Chengdu – China

May 15th, 2017

As guests climb the stair the ceiling folds over and the walls are lit by hidden uplights creating a warm and comforting environment.