'I can live without meat, but not without bamboo', a famous verse from the Chinese poet Su Shi. Bamboo, as a design language, which is elegant and simple, symbolizes the modest and plays an important part in the ancient and modern living environment. The plum blossom fragrance come from a tranquil housing near the city. It is elegant and pure. The vale orchid is like the elite. Landscape is actually a life style which is silent and overflowing. A tinge of returning to nature and conscience comes out from the above-mentioned elements.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The villa is a model room which has five floors. Every floor is sound planned in function, thus a brand new life style is planned out from it. The design is very simple and appropriate, which extending the space and achieving a kind of design effect of simplicity and elegance. Although the space is very limited, it is well used and the layout is reasonable.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Through the entryway, we can see a living room connecting the dining room that makes the whole space more transparent and splendid. A step in this connection makes space well-proportioned. After passing through the entryway, your eyes seem to be blocked by a screen folder standing through the top of the second floor ceiling. Actually, there is another view, move forward, you can see a stairway there. The adoption of voids structure for the first and second floor looks more high-end and gorgeous.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
This project was 6 weeks lead time and it was delivered on time. Location: Kuichong, Shenzhen, China.
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Interior Space and Exhibition Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
The design uses the contemporary techniques to convey the oriental artistic conception by subtracting the heavy and complicated design performance. The simple screen is formed by the extension of bamboo shape through deducting the concrete form. The living and dining room layouts of up-and-down define the space limit and embody the oriental prospect spatial which is sparse and patchwork. The moving lines are very clear and it is a new try for modern human habitation environment.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
The total area of the property is about 500 square meters. The wood finishes and wood furniture are employed in the most of the space embodying the oriental style and Zen aroma.
Oriental, Simplicity, Tranquil, Elegant
The modern people's life stress is getting more and more heavier while the city is getting more and more crowded, and the human habitation environment is not so good. The design is using a simple language to convey a kind of oriental artistic conception offering a quiet life space for modern people through seeking a pure land in the hustle and bustle of life. Live simply and travel lightly. It brings a new try for a more comfortable life environment for them.
Small budget, the floor area is not very big, client require a comprehensive function space, including golf area, recreation area, big cloakroom, big main bathroom and double height living space as well as an open and large space.
TEAM MEMBERS (2) :
Design Director: Wen Su and Designer: Zhongyong Wu
Hong Kong Century Design Co. Ltd (HCD), 2015.
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