d or opened with louvers. Thus this constant flowing interface applies a special gesture to the building by working as the building envelop, a garden wall or a viewport through which the outside landscape is framed. The detailing of the skin allows dynamic shadows and shades casted on the building to give it more depth and layers.
The same principle and language apply to the interior so that the outside and inside are unified together. The smooth exterior interface flows and ends to the interior. The wood and red art installations are the focal points at the interior.
The central atrium is filled with air and sunlight. Continuously curved steps are around the sunken display area, which is also surrounded by an artificial bamboo alter. Modern furniture mixes with traditional styled ones. At the center on the upper level, the painting ‘heavenly gods’ runs the entire perimeter of the space, to echoes the Zhou Culture aesthetics. The central atrium becomes a dramatic stage.
There are many "dramatic stage" design at many other key spaces. It is worth mentioning that the red art installations (designed by STUDIO A+) that appeared in many interior spaces interpret the traditional ‘lucky cloud’ in red color and in a very modern language.
ClientShan Xi Bao Tai Real Estate Incorporated Company
Gross Floor Area (mq)4000
Design teamStudio A+
ConsultantsLight Consultant：Sign Beijing
Photo CreditsSu Chen
Curriculum studio / partecipanteMin Wang, Mei Ding, Hui Li, Wenwen Zhang, Ying Xu, Ge Zhang, Wuting Li, Yang Luo, Shutao Lu, Jiajing Li, Yihong Wan
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