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GUD HOTPOT MUSEUM

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Located in a heritage building from the 1930s in the central area of Hangzhou, GUD is a restaurant and cocktail bar specializing in hotpot cuisine and craft cocktails. STUDIO8 was commissioned to design the architecture re-use, interior and visual identity for the project.
Unfortunately, as happens with many buildings in China throughout modern history, the villa was almost “eaten up” by the city from 1939 to 2020, with only one complete façade left facing the street.  The interior was also renovated, extended and changed several times, from residential to multiple commercial uses.
The site includes the villa originally built in 1939, its extension in the north and the ground floor space from the building next door to the west.  The architects were given the site to turn into a hotpot restaurant. STUDIO8 believes the best way to preserve a historic building is to make it functional to meet today’s needs, giving a new life to it.  The three-story villa was a residential building without any restroom or large kitchen.  The re-use of it demanded a delicate and respectful renovation.  Therefore, service and utility spaces such as kitchen, restroom and a vertical connection for public use were arranged into the extension and the building next door, leaving the villa for pure culinary experience.
Referencing the richness of the site’s heritage and the culinary peculiarity, the concept was strongly inspired by the food culture and atmosphere and takes a more abstract approach.  To STUDIO8, it was extremely important to create, and consequently experience, a physical canvas created to highlight the continuous interaction between food and space.
Rather than showing specific local or historical characters of various hotpots from all over China, after studying the core of food culture thoroughly, the architects decided to transform hotpot’s cooking principle into a unique museum-like experience in on different levels. They named the restaurant “GUD” after the historical name for hotpot in 220 AD – “GuDong pot”, like the sound of boiling soup. The logo design was inspired by the shape of copper pots used in that period as well.

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In Chinese culture, eating hotpot is a special and important moment where people gather, mostly a group of friends or family, to share food and joy.  With heat (from fire or electric stove), the ingredients are deconstructed by the energy and then reconstructed in liquid (water or soup), thus being elevated, together with the time spent among people, to another level of flavor.  As the three key elements in hotpot, heat (fire), medium (water) and elevation of flavor (steam) were respectively correlated to each floor as in function, materiality, textures and light. 

 

As the first element, heat – the energy that boils the liquid – is a fundamental design factor to the first floor, where human interactions were planned out accordingly.  The aim was to create a warmer and more welcoming space at the beginning of the hotpot experience, where people and friends can meet first, have a cocktail and wait for everyone to arrive.  Therefore, the first floor is designed as a cocktail bar to act as an energy generator and set the mood.  Red floor, fireplace extended towards the ceiling, bottom-lit boiserie, rising sculptural columns that display antique hotpots, and scattered red velvet sofas were designed to give a dynamic and energetic ambience. Metaphorically being deconstructed by “fire”, these elements create a more vivid and warm interaction amongst people.  Part of the original brick wall façade was kept and exhibited in the bar to recall the building’s past.  A recessed mirrored ceiling at the side of the wall and the doorway towards VIP rooms expands the space and takes the experience to the next level.

 

After passing through the heated cocktail bar, comes the second element, water – the medium that reunites all elements.  Family and friends are seated together in groups around the round tables at on the second floor for the food experience, a process that the architects relate to water reconstructing the atoms of the ingredients.  The second floor is surrounded by glass brick niches, reusing the depth of old windows on the original façade blocked by neighboring buildings. Resin blocks with different cores are displayed as an abstract hint of recomposed flavor. On this floor, an old wall with a stone window frame was preserved and used as a partition between tables. The wooden roof structure and balcony were also carefully protected and highlighted. 

 

The old wooden stairs of the villa were very narrow, steep and badly damaged, couldn’t serve the current F&B function.  For better circulation, the architects relocated the vertical connection of the building to the patio space of the existing building extension.  To enhance the experience, the new staircase is covered with double glazed U-shaped glass partitions along all floors with a lighting system to represent the continuous energy flow transition, at the end of which is the terrace space and a more exclusive private VIP room.  Here, the customers are reconnected with the city and able to look at it from the different heights and angles, corresponding to the last element – steam – elevation of taste.  The simply designed interior shows off the geometric shape of the attic, while benches on the roof allow customers to have a more exclusive interaction with the city.

 

The architects also carefully designed a few other visual features.  The stainless canopy on each floor to highlights the beauty of the preserved façade while hiding the gutters.  The curved copper board at the entrance serves as a wayfinding sign without changing the original parapet.  The stainless steel board on the terrace covers the outdoor equipment and adjacent buildings, creating contrast and solitude, while adding a contemporary touch.

 

Over the past few years, STUDIO8 has been working on various restoration projects such as Cloud Hotel, Charcohol Restaurant & Cocktail bar, Himalaya Yueyang (under construction) and Former residence of Xu Chongzhi (under construction).  As a multidisciplinary architecture studio with mixed Chinese and European culture, STUDIO8’s has been creating story-telling spacial experiences under the principle of designing for the present and respecting history and local culture.

BEFORE AND AFTER

CONSTRUCTION

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GUD HOTPOT MUSEUM

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02_1F VIP entrance VIP室入口
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06_2F stone window frame detail二楼石窗框细节
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08_2F stairs二楼楼梯 02
09_3F terrace三楼露台 03
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CHAMBER 28

_(key visual)1F stairs floating above phenomenon video 一楼自然现象画面上的悬浮楼梯-1
1F floating counter 一楼悬浮吧台-1
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2F stairs to elsewhere 二楼通往别处的楼梯-2
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CHAMBER 28

A PHENOMENA ODYSSEY
STUDIO8 has designed all-day entertainment venue in Beijing
Every time we encounter spaces, we always leave with a first impression in our minds. One of the things that are often communicated with us is the temperature of the space. It is not the actual room temperature, but rather the feeling and atmosphere that engaged our senses in various ways. Warm and cozy spaces invite us to slow down, while we avoid staying long in colder spaces. Consequently, temperature is one of the key features influencing our experience of spatial design.
The request for CHAMBER28 was straightforward – a new, one of a kind all-day entertainment venue in Beijing’s SanLiTun. As per the client’s wish, all the rooms should vary among each other and yet should belong to a single theme. In addition, each room should function as a business meeting venue, provide a fine dining experience and furthermore offer a private entertainment experience.
Studio8 took “temperature” as a guiding concept, allowing all the rooms to be divided into particular Celsius degrees. To strengthen the uniqueness of the space, the rooms were split into groups, to which a couple of selected natural phenomena were assigned, corresponding to the temperature of their occurrence. As a result, the wide range of temperatures, from cold to extremely hot, offers a variety of experiences, represented through peculiar materials and lighting effects.
Starting from the coldest experience of the Aurora Borealis, the northern lights are depicted by harder materials such as translucent marble and metal surfaces with matte brushed finishing, creating a blurred light reflection. Rain forest Eucalyptus – the boldest among all rooms, immerses the individual in a mixture of colors, but at the same time preserves the sense of nature. With the rising temperature, one reaches the phenomena of Fumarole and Blue Flames. Both of them, although bound to the earth, show quite different characteristics. While Fumarole stresses the texture and the tactility of its characteristic materials, Blue Flames stays humble, yet manifests warm solitude. Its origin leads back to a chemical reaction happening on a molecular level and resulting in energetic blue lava. The process of this conversation was celebrated through the transformation of digital blue bubbles into analogue blue balls, spread across the space. Blue Flames fills the second-floor bar as well as the public areas, where guests transition from the first to the second level over an emblematic staircase, extending into infinity through a mirrored reflection. The top end of the temperature scale is set by one of the hottest among all natural phenomena – Magma. Despite the use of lava stone and red marble, the spatial feeling supplies warmth and coziness, contrasting with the heaviness and sweltering character of Magma.
Additionally, the experience of each room is enhanced by custom-made lighting and abstract animated visuals curated by Studio8, so that all motion, geometry and color is aligned with the materials palette and the natural phenomenon they represent. For example, in Magma most of lighting is concentrated at the bottom of the room, reminiscent of smoldering lava and further supported by stage smoke machines. Eucalyptus impresses with its grid of laser light, giving the spatial feeling of being among the trees of a rain forest. Aurora Borealis and Blue Flames relies on laser machines, depicting various patterns, where the former creates a radiating effect on the ceiling, while the latter is projecting towards the floor, glaring burning blue patterns. Fumarole uses down lights to fill the whole space with a warm yellow and smoky ambience.
Further, the mood and peculiarities of each individual theme culminates into a totem-like piece of furniture, namely a bench, designed by Studio8’s own furniture brand CaoZiTou. Despite the harmonious and balanced shape of the bench, when crossed with the material palette of the rooms it becomes a playful and iconic element spreading across the public area.
CHAMBER28 is a place that is both universal and unique at the same time. It offers a rich variety of usage and services, yet its atmosphere and vibe leave the visitor with a memorable experience.

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自然现象多维度之旅
八荒设计北京全日制娱乐基地
每当我们邂逅一个新的空间,我们总会对她产生一个初始印象,其中一个常常被提及的形容词就是空间的温度。不是物理意义上的气温,而是一种空间氛围感。这种氛围感以各种方式客观的影响着我们的感官。我们总会选择在温暖惬意的环境中驻足,而不是在阴冷闭塞的环境中停留,如此种种,温度是影响我们空间设计体验的关键特征之一。
CHAMBER28的定位一直很清晰——这是坐落在北京核心位置的一家全新体验的一站式娱乐综合体。根据业主的期望——所有的房间都有着独树一帜的主题,但又有一个共通的元素贯穿其中。此外,每个房间都是一个兼具商务会谈、良好用餐体验的独立私密空间个体。
八荒以“温度”为核心逻辑,用不同温度的各种景致串联起了所有的主题。为了加强空间的独特性,房间被分成了几组,我们选择了一些不同温度下的极致自然现象来表达各个空间主题。因此,极端自然景观与温度的落差,加以独特的材料和不同的灯光效果,带来了这场以温度为主题的极致体验。
从最寒冷的“极光”开始体验,以半透明的大理石和亚光拉丝处理的金属等硬质材料,配合光影,营造了一个绚丽的极光环境。“彩虹桉树”——是本次设计中最大胆的一个尝试,使用各种混合的色彩,同时保留自然元素,沉浸式感受热带雨林的旖旎风光。随着“温度”的升高, 是“火山”和“蓝色火焰”。这两个主题虽然都来自地球的原始生态,但完全是不同的表达特征。“火山”使用了强调纹理和触感的材质时,“蓝焰”则保持低调,但通过幽静的深蓝色材质表现出灿烂而遗世独立的感觉。蓝焰——由火山喷发释出的熔岩与气体分子产生化学燃烧的产物,本身是一个奇妙而罕见的化学反应。我们用蓝色球形射灯来模拟蓝色分子,这一元素一直延续到了二楼的酒吧和公共区域——客人将从这里穿过楼梯来到二楼,该区域也运用大量镜面元素,通过镜面反射将空间延伸至无限。 “岩浆”——这个所有自然现象中温度的极致。空间使用了火山岩和红色大理石,巧妙的表达了岩浆的两种本质状态——极端高温的等离子体和冷却后形成的石头,与主题所表达的火红与炙热不同的是,空间带来的更多的是温暖与舒适感,这也是贯穿本次设计的一个特质。完美效果的呈现离不开灯光的加持。八荒根据每个房间的主题,特殊定制了舞台灯光及动画效果,将所有主题所代表的自然景致以更鲜活、灵动的形式呈现出来,增强每个“温度”主题的感官体验。例如,在“岩浆”中,灯光大比例的集中在房间的底部,配以舞台烟雾机,变化间让人联想到暗红的岩浆在滚滚的黑烟的裹挟里喷涌而出。“彩虹桉树”的镭射激光栅也让人印象深刻,让人有一种置身于神秘雨林的迷失感。“极光、蓝焰”中,各嵌入了可变化各种图案的激光灯,其中“极光”在空间中投射出了千变万化的电光秀,犹如划破永夜的北极光;后者则在地板上投射出蓝色的火焰,随着光影的变化呈现出蓝色的烟火。“火山”用温暖的灯光加上烟雾的配合,带来一场炙热却又舒适的体验。
此外,每个主题特有的调性及特点,最终汇集在了由八荒自有家具品牌“草字头”为每款自然现象度身定制的长凳中。长凳有着平衡、和谐的设计结构,同时与各空间的主题、色调交相辉映,成为了散布在公共区域中的一个诙谐、又极具标志性的空间元素。
CHAMBER28是八荒一个颠覆以往风格的设计尝试,承载着丰富的娱乐功能,最终呈现出了一个跨越温度与地域的无限可能的空间,带给消费者一个从极寒到炙热的多维度极致之旅。

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2F stairs to elsewhere 二楼通往别处的楼梯-2
2F stairs to elsewhere 二楼通往别处的楼梯-3

CHARCOHOL

When Chef Mandela Zhu first met Shirley and Andrea, he told them the food and drinks of his new bar are mostly inspired by forest and fire.  Miracle chemistry of taste happens when carefully selected simple ingredients are cooked with the right temperature and right time.  This is why Shirley and Andrea have named the restaurant CHARCOHOL, a combination of charcoal and alcohol, which is also the concept of CHARCOHOL’s logo.
Studio8 was commissioned to create a space, which reflects chef’s vision and eventually goes beyond it. Inspired by the charcoals as main source of creating food, the design unfolds around an axis of time, crossed by a temperature axis.
From west to east, stretching across the main entrance and the following three dining halls, conceptualizes the transformation of wood to charcoal up to ash. The notion of the dining concept is summed up at the small portico at the entrance, where a half-burnt wooden column, hanging from the ceiling and ending in a lava stone block on the floor, welcomes the guests.
Consequently, the first hall implements wood floor and preserves untouched the original walls of the building, while the main hall is converted totally to black, followed by the last one with white-grey plastered walls and the ash in glass box at the end of the space showing partially once again the original brick wall. In the orthogonal direction one can observe the temperature axis, spanning from the kitchen up to the fireplace and projected on the ground through reddish tiles.
In line with the concept, each dining hall obtain its own ambience with partially custom-made furniture, light and installation. The wooden hall opens towards the main plaza of Fengsheng Li,  where sun light shades through the trees on the brick wall.  In the center of Charcohol is located the main black hall, which has the highest level of intimacy and coziness.  The rough texture of the black wall and floor changes with light during the day.  At the cross section of time and temperature axises, above the bar, a giant installation of fan palm leaves arranged by STUDIO8 is hanged underneath the reflective stainless steel dome, celebrating the banquet of food and drink.  Along the time axis in the ash area, another installation of banana leaves and eucalyptus seeds is hanged like a bouquet chandelier, representing renewal from ash.

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当时间与温度交织于空间
巧客餐厅与鸡尾酒吧设计
CHARCOHOL位于上海市静安区丰盛里的一栋老建筑中,是一家重点打造特色炭烤美食和手工创意鸡尾酒的鸡尾酒餐吧。八荒设计负责了CHARCOHOL从品牌视觉识别系统、建筑改造、到室内、景观及软装的整体设计。
在世界各地的高端餐饮界,美食的创造总是从一个鲜明的概念开始,通过对食材的精心挑选、对烹饪方式的巧妙设计、对火候的精准把握,以及呈现细节的完美拿捏,最后形成一种独一无二的美食体验。这一点,餐饮和设计,不乏相似之处。在八荒设计的所承接的所有餐饮空间项目中,他们总是受到主厨烹饪理念的启发,把美食的概念作为空间设计的灵感。这一次,当主厨料理小熊找到ShirleyAndrea的时候,小熊告诉他们自己的灵感来自于森林和火,他说简单优质的食材在对的时间和温度的作用下,就能成为最精彩的美食。这也是为什么ShirleyAndrea提出将餐厅命名为CHARCOHOL“CHAR”来自于碳CHARCOAL“COHOL”来自于酒精ALCOHOL,意味碳和酒精的结合。这也是CHARCOHOL餐吧logo的概念——一段盛着酒精的碳。
理解了主厨的烹饪概念后,八荒提炼了两个重要元素作为空间设计的概念:时间与温度。整个空间由西向东,从玄关、玄廊,至主厅、后室,顺着木炭燃烧的时间轴展开。在空间的中心位置与南北方向的温度(火)轴交叉。
由西至东,穿过主入口玄关,玄关以后的餐吧空间被分为三个区域,以时间轴为逻辑,描述从燃烧至,最后变为灰烬的过程。木灰烬的概念在主入口玄关浓缩体现为一根从天花悬落至半空的木桩,从天花起,由木逐渐燃烧至木炭,直至地面火山岩制成的黑色底座,作为迎客台。
绕过迎客图腾来到第一个餐吧空间玄廊,木地板和穿插的绿色家具代表了的森林概念,八荒设计保留了原建筑门廊立面的砖墙。然后来到主厅,这里是燃烧至的空间,因此所有地面和墙面都转变成炭黑色。穿过主厅来到后室,灰烬的空间为灰白色,透过靠近尽头的墙边的灰,再次隐约可见原建筑砖墙。餐吧中间的南北方向,温度轴连接厨房、吧台,由代表火的红色地砖连接餐饮空间西墙的壁炉。
为了加强每一个用餐区域的概念,八荒利用灯光、道具和装置,精心打造每个区域的氛围。玄廊面对丰盛里广场,阳关透过植物,在原建筑砖墙上洒下树影婆娑。主厅的墙面和地面虽是黑色,但都有随着光影变化的粗糙肌理,在吧台正中,时间轴与温度轴交叉的位置,八荒设计亲手制作了预示着餐饮盛宴的大型蒲葵装置,再由天花的镜面穹顶反射延伸,仿佛悬挂与天空。与之呼应的灰烬后室中心的小镜面穹顶下则悬挂了预示重生的芭蕉叶和尤加利果装置。
虑到Charcohol项目所在的建筑的历史性,八荒希望最大程度的尊重和保留原建筑,因此在把原半室外的玄关及门廊空间改为室内用餐空间的建筑改造过程中,为了不破坏原建筑立面的装饰,八荒设计了与整个建筑立面完全分离的独立钢结构、玻璃系统,配合巧妙的灯光点缀,不但不触碰原建筑立面,还从门廊内侧向博物馆一样着重勾勒突出建筑的美。
八荒设计还设计了Charcohol的室外花园,作为温度轴的延伸,延续后室的材质。花园的中心是一个烧烤私宴功能的玻璃耐候钢板的阳光房。阳光房的花园里种有各种烹饪用的香草及花果,人们可以在这里享受阳光、咖啡,和休闲炭烤的美味。

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CLOUD HOTEL

The original building had guest rooms on the first and second floors; a lightweight extension with arched glazings had been added on top to serve as the dining space. While the architecture lacked a coherent hierarchy and style, it did have a feature that served the renovation well – it was not built directly against the mountain, providing much more room and potential for the extension. Rather than stacking upwards, STUDIO8 decided to bring life to the underused belowground levels, adding more layers into the space without increasing the height of the building or creating additional impact to the environment.
The new hotel has a total of five levels terraced alongside the mountain slope. Entering from the west corner of the premises, guests pass through the garden and arrive at the reception, a glass room enclosed by large glazings. On one side of the reception is the wine cellar and the private dining room, linked by a sunken garden designed to provide more natural light and better views; on the other side lies the steel staircase, leading to the swimming pool and the restaurant on the second level.
To achieve a consistent brand image, STUDIO8 carefully curated the interior and visual identity design of the hotel to match well with the “Cloud” concept. The ubiquitous presence of curve and arch elements akin to clouds can be seen throughout the space – the ceiling, the spiral staircase, and the openings in various expressions. All guest rooms have a white arched terrace that overlooks the swimming pool and provides a panoramic view of the valleys and gentle hills beyond, conveying a feeling of “walking in the clouds”.
Pure white finishes give a clean background to the interiors of the restaurant, while the bronze accent found in the tables and lighting adds a warm, earthy tone. The dining area boasts a cloud-like fluctuating ceiling that also hides the light strips and air vents in between the gaps. A one-off vintage cabinet from Belgium – the focal point of the dining space – is set against the whitewashed wall. The restaurant also features customised circular dining tables made of wood, local granite and rufous lacquered stone.
To avoid cliché and excessive ornaments, the interior settings are kept to a minimum for a bright and airy feel. Guest rooms have a subdued aesthetic. In the largest suite, a bespoke laurel green headboard hangs from a brass rod, echoing the green-hued Persian carpet and green walls in the bathroom. The curve element appears not only in the spiral stair but also in the bathroom partition walls. Gentle curves soften the room’s layout, re-emphasising the light and airy feeling of the “Cloud”.

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云顶堡酒店改造项目
云深不知处,只在此山中
坐标德清县莫干山镇庙前村干庙坞1号。改造前的云顶堡是一幢略带城堡元素的度假酒店。虽名“云顶”又依山而建,但这座建筑却并丰在山顶之上,而是在竹林之间。
八荒设计拿到项目后第一个考虑的问题,就是如何在有限的占地面积中,最大程度地利用山地特有的高差优势对建筑进行改造。同时,也面临着另一挑战——如何将云顶堡的品牌概念与人的空间体验更有机地结合, 提升人、建筑和自然的融合。八荒设计师认为自然景观中的建筑,作为连接人与自然的媒介,应该真正与自然融为一体,而不是仅仅简单地存在于其中。
改造前的酒店是一栋半山坡的三层建筑,一楼二楼设为客房,顶楼加盖了以玻璃立面为主的轻质结构,作为餐厅。原建筑层次单一,加盖的顶层结构也与另外两层风格截然不同。但有趣的是,不同于传统的欧式城堡,原建筑几乎是依山挑空而建,这给未来扩建和空间层次衍生带来了很多可能性。因此,八荒设计决定采用不同于常规的方式,不向上扩建,而是充分利用山地地形,沿山势向下扩建两层。这样,在不增加建筑高度的基础上,将原本的三层扩成五层,把建筑改造成更具空间感的多层次结构,同时控制了改造对环境的冲击。
建筑的五个楼层倚靠山势,并不垂直重叠,以退台的形式分布。入口在最低点的盘山路边,穿过花园便是玻璃结构的前台。前台玻璃房的后面是VIP餐厅包房和酒窖,考虑到采光及景观,设计师在此处设计了一个下沉式小花园,将包房和酒窖连接。前台另一侧是钢结构楼梯,通往二层的泳池平台和餐厅。餐厅面对泳池,阳光透过微波粼粼的泳池折射到餐厅,让宾客在用餐的同时感受到户外的生机。
完成了对建筑的结构改造后,八荒设计就开始了对云顶堡室内空间和品牌形象的设计。大到楼梯、小到桌椅,都采用了定制设计,努力营造一个简约优雅的世外“城堡”。设计师将云的概念融入到各种设计的细节之中,酒店内处处可见。餐厅天花板吊顶、套房旋转楼梯和窗户开口处都巧妙地运用了拟云状弧形和拱形元素。顶层套房里的白色旋转楼梯根据云的模样构思,从下向上看,仿佛一朵云彩悬浮在房间中。房间的窗户上方与阳台门顶的半圆设计亦是采用了云朵的形象,不仅将室内外连接,更让宾客有住在云端的感觉。
纯白的饰面给予餐厅一个干净的背景,餐厅原木色的桌椅有着树木的纹路, 与自然景色相呼应,让人拥抱自然、回归自然,、融入自然。就餐区云朵般起伏的吊顶,同时也把光带、空调出风口巧妙的隐藏于云朵的缝隙中。设计师从家具厂仓库淘来的独一无二的自比利古董餐柜依靠着就餐区的白墙,不动声色的吸引着所有目光。为了与其独特性相得益彰,圆形餐桌也采用专属定制,以当地木材、花岗岩和锈蚀漆石制成,配合了整个项目的几何线条及材质风格。
摒弃一般度假村老套或过度的装饰风格,八荒设计选用简约大方的家具、配件和设施,营造出了明亮轩敞的宜居空间。客房的色调趋于柔和,每个房间被赋予不同的颜色主题。最大的套房里,定做的月桂绿皮质床头与绿调的波斯地毯和卫生间的绿漆相呼应。弧形元素不仅存在于旋转楼梯中,也体现在了卫生间隔断墙的设计里。温柔的曲线来中和房间的方正格局,再点“云顶”主题。

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ANADU

Studio8 was commissioned for the visual identity, interior design and architecture of Anadu. Anadu wishes to provide to its guests with a peaceful holiday experience in nature. Keeping the local and environmental character of the location is one of the main concerns during the project development. From construction materials to design elements, and even food ingredients, Studio8 has tried to take full advantage of local resources. In terms of architecture and space design, Anadu is integrated into the surrounding landscape. The studio’s initial approach to the design concept: “Get along with nature, talk to yourself” gradually evolved into the core of the brand’s motto: “Find yourself in nature”.
The surrounding landscape of the project site is rich and unique:; however, after a first contact with the site, the studio team felt something was missing: a lack of water presence. Water itself, and especially a very calm water surface, generates immediately a sense of relax. The studio decided that this element would be the core of the hotel, a connection between the rooms that articulates the structure of the entire building. For that purpose, the roof of each floor was turned into an infinity water feature. By bringing natural elements into the architectural spaces, the design fosters a connection between the building and the outside. “Find myself in nature” becomes, then, a reality when experiencing the different rooms.
Four narratives are unfold in Studio8’s design, and become the themes of the rooms. Each room has been designed as an individual space, with its own story focused on elements that one can find within the surroundings. Each of these elements awake a different sense, or provoke a sensorial phenomenon.
1. Tea – This room faces the white tea harvest; the materials and color palette of the interior design echoes the tea theme.
2. Mountain – The room faces the mountain on the south, and the materials are natural stone and the color palette is dark grey. The water feature is designed to reflect the distant mountains.
3. Bamboo – The room faces the bamboo forest in the east, and its interior has a rice pink color palette and several objects made of bamboo wood.
4. Sky – The room is located on the third floor, which is also the top of the building. It is almost immersed by a boundless water feature, turning the room into a floating island. The studio designers challenged themselves to explore the poetic boundaries of the project’s concept. The third floor, then, was conceived as a platform able to behave like a mirror, and reflect almost the entire surroundings and the sky.

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莫干山Anadu度假酒店
水与境之间:在自然中找到自我
Anadu位于浙江湖州的莫干山脉北麓,坡地院落占地30000㎡,东瞰琛碛村,南眺凤凰山、大岗山,西临白茶山坡,北有竹林环绕。
「八荒设计」担任Anadu酒店的品牌视觉识别系统建立,以及建筑和室内设计。Anadu希望为住客提供一个身处自然的宁静度假体验。因此,保持当地的人文和自然氛围成为整个项目非常重要的关注点,从建筑材料到设计元素,甚至食材,都最大程度地充分利用当地资源。于是在建筑与空间的设计中,Anadu被融入到周边的自然元素之中。「八荒设计」最先提出的设计概念:“跟自然相处,跟自我对话”,渐渐也演变成了品牌的核心Slogan—“在自然中找到自我”。
项目基地周边自然景观丰富别致:西面有葱绿且机理独特的白茶坡、北面有连绵叠嶂的远山,东面有茂密深幽随风摇曳的竹林。但「八荒设计」注意到,基地周边缺少了“水”的元素。水,尤其是一池平静的水面,能让人瞬间心情静怡。Anadu想要给住客“一个能够让人发呆一天不想出门的房间”。除了自然风景,如果能给人带来亲水的空间体验,将制造出另一个象限的“境”。水同茶、水同山、水同竹的交合,不但拉近了人与水的距离,同时也建立了建筑空间与自然元素的连接,除了欣赏风景,更创造了心境,才真正能让人能“在自然中找到自我”。
设计初始,「八荒设计」并没有从建筑本身的形态出发,因为他们认为空间的使用者与自然的关系才才是设计的关键。建筑的三层楼均有无边亲水台:一楼的泳池、二楼南面阳台的无边水景、三楼整层屋面的无边水景,每一层都有独特的景致,一层比一层更令人意外