The restaurant design tells a parallel tale about Raw and how chef André’s food can be experienced. From the bustling streets of Taipei into the restaurant, diners step across a wooden path into a tranquil space welcomed by a lounge area which forms a gentle transition from the city. As guests enter the main space, the centralized dining area is surrounded by the wooden structure begun at the entrance. The wooden structure is the centrepiece of RAW, deliberately placed after examining the settings and dimensions, which is complemented by an interior that diners experience in stages.
Subverting tradition, creating new images of art In design, because the owner of the art gallery collects pottery, wooden, stone, and, metal artworks, the style of the wall is designed with arc levels, forming a natural level of scattered mesa form. Irregularly, deliberately but naturally forming the style of the wall show the primitive textures. The curve of the floral ceiling makes the whole design more perfect. The hidden-track projection lamp can be adjusted freely, which has practical function and even takes shape.
Airland Hotel is a small-scale resort hotel. As it was a renovation project, the total budget was quite challenging. Designers made the best use of the existing space, which is shaped by the curvy architecture. The complicated design was abandoned; instead, natural landscape and sunlight are introduced into interior while keeping the openness and ventilation of the atrium and its surrounding. The design intent was to achieve a pure, natural and romantic ambience that offers relaxing and pleasant experiences with minimum budget.
It's originally a sales centre for property. The designer started from a different angle instead of conservative conduction goes that make a prominent landmark in the local. The designer follows the principle that the interior is part of the architecture, and the whole design focus on the green and sustainability.
Concrete columns with large cutting surfaces, bookcases in the loft, the air bridge and catwalk across the bookcases, and the elements of vast cosmos, Fangsuo Bookstore represented the image of “Secrete Scripture Library”. It seems all the knowledge in the world are stored in the bookstore and waiting to be discovered. Within the bookstore people can always find spaces to nuzzle down and read a book, which represent the lifestyle of Sichuan people.
“Composed heart & profound thoughts with far-reaching ambitions”. We could truly feel the space with traditional oriental culture and zeitgeist, not only from the concept or the performance which apply traditional essence of eastern culture but also develop and promotes eastern living philosophy and modern design spirit with natural harmony between people and living spaces which are inheritance and even more sublimation.