A totally wooden restaurant interior design is completed designed by the architect Atelier FCJZ. This restaurant project which called the Tang Palace is based in Hangzhou, China. This attractive restaurant is precisely located on the top floor of a superstore in the new town area of Hangzhou. It has 9 meters high story height and a broad view to the south. The mostly material which is used is a selected China bamboo; it is conveying the design theme of combining the tradition and the modernity.
In the hall of this restaurant, some of the private rooms are suspended from the roof, it is creating an interactive atmosphere between the upper and the lower levels, besides, and it is to take the advantage of the story height, thus enriching the visual enjoyments. The restaurant original building condition has a core column and several semi-oval blocks which are essentially disorganized the space. The architect design wants to reform the restaurant space with a large hollowed-out ceiling which is made from interweaved thin bamboo boards and it would extending from the wall to the ceiling. A dramatic visual expression within the hall is created by the waved ceiling. Inside this restaurant, an interactive relation between the levels is created by the hollowed-out bamboo net which maintains the original story height. The architect also wrapped the core column with a light-transmitting bamboo boards, it is achieved to form a light-box which transform the previously heavy concrete block into a light and a lively focus object.
The theme of bamboo also placed in the entrance hall of this restaurant. Which follows the original outline of the wall, it is covered with a bamboo materials, it is turning it a wavy surface. In this way, the surface is echoes the hall ceiling as well as performs a guiding function for customers.
Project: Tang Palace, Hangzhou, China
Location: 6th Floor of MixC, No. 701, Fuchun Road, Jianggan District, Hangzhou, China
Client: HongKong Tang Palace Food&Beverage Group Co., LTD.
Area: 2460 ?
Materials: Bamboo, Composite Panel, Rubbed Concrete
Designer: Atelier Feichang Jianzhu
Principal Designer: Chang Yung Ho
Project Architect: Lin Yihsuan
Design Team: Yu Yue, Wu Xia, Suiming Wang
Construction Period: February 2010–July 2010
General Contractor: Shenzhen C.S.C. Decoration Design Engineering CO., LTD Beijing Branch
Finish material: Wall__bamboo(1f), marble(2f)/ Flooring__terrazzo(1f), carpet(2f) / Ceiling __bamboo net(1f), painting(2f)
Photographer: Shu He