Located in Meitan, Guizhou, Yanlan Resort Hotel is transformed from a dozen of dilapidated farmhouses scattered in a natural village. The hotel lies deep in the beautiful mountains and waters in northern Guizhou. The project begins with the transformation of the old peasant house, sorts the space between the houses and demolishes and expanding some old houses into restaurants and venues for the gatherings of the guests.
The designer chooses glass as the key material for façade of the basement to let the natural light go into the interior space directly through glass. This design realizes good lighting and solves the problem of lighting shortage in the basement. The design also breaks the boundary of interior and exterior space to realize blending and interaction of interior and exterior space and a transparent visual experience for residents.
The project is located in the famous commercial district of Beijing, China. As a restaurant project, its functional zones are natural and smooth. It uses the lines of walls, roofs and floors as a natural guide to distinguish the two sides of the restaurant from the combination of dining places, space shapes and shop names. It has a clear and moving feeling in the morning and awakens the sense of diners. The droplet type of ceiling lamp also brings unique style features to the restaurant and increases the guests'appetite for meals.
This hotel is located within the walls of the Dai Temple, at the bottom of Mount Tai. The designers goal was to transform the design of the hotel to provide guests with a quiet and comfortable accommodation, and at the same time, allow the guests to experience the unique history and culture of this city.By using simple materials, light tones, soft lighting, and carefully selected artwork, the space displays a sense of both history and contemporary.
This case is located at Jinggang Mountains which is the revolutionary base of Communist Party of China. There are a great deal of visitors and CPC members gather for training in this area every year. Different from common souvenir shops of most tourist sites, our client hope to incorporate the functions of exhibitions, tourist information, cultural and creative products sell, catering, DIY experience, and training courses to create a new business model.
Designed around the notion of 'slow eating', the space is intended to foster a social approach to dining, with a long table set alongside an open plan kitchen. The new building combines contemporary forms with traditional techniques, evoking a strong sense of place through the simplicity and porosity of its interior and exterior volumes. Essentially a simple timber shed, the structure uses the studio's trademark tilted and twisted geometry to create visual drama, as part of the wild landscape.
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