The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

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The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

Chinese Club Interior Development – design by Robot 3 Studio

28 Sep 2017

The Seed Club Development

Architects: Robot 3 Studio

Location: 12 Fangjia Hutong, Yonghegong Street, Dongcheng District,Beijing,China

Fangjia Hutong 12 Great Friend Outdoors Club

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

Climbing the snow-capped mountain and going through desert, this friend is a senior backpacker who is operating a well-known outdoor supplies store in the industry.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

The client commissioned Robot 3 Studio to transform the “Big House” located at Fangjia Hutong into a club at the end of 2016. The original intention is so simple. He hopes that there is music, beer and distant place.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

The house was originally a barbecue shop. In the new century the landlord demolished the yard and built it as a brick-and-concrete structure.

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We’re just visitors who want to make something that should grow out of Hutong. It’s not patching up or substitution. We embark on the work in spring and finished in summer. Without drawings, we work together with the craftsmen every day.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

Without pre-set concept, we make an instinctive response during the building. We often make conflict so that by this way we avoid the experience and logical coherence.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

Gradually the environment and people adjust to the same frequency and growing state. We wander around in Hutong and bask in the sun at leisure.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

The Old city of Beijing, seemed to be fading, is full of vigor. Time is changing and the concept of Chinese people has been changing. However, the ethical practices and living ideals of the Hutong have not changed.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

The culture of Beijing doesn’t lie in the high-rise buildings but in the streets and neighborhoods. The old houses of Hutong are not social symbols and cultural bonsai.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

The Hutong area is a reservation that hasn’t been completely invaded by various kinds of doctrines. There isn’t developer’s self-righteousness or the architect’s mysterious concept.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

There is only human’s simple desire, not the new or the old, not the oriental or western. If you like it, you would use it.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

People live a good life here. Beijing’s old town is full of vigor. There are green trees, white pigeons, Douzhir (a fermented drink made from ground beans) and Peking food. There is no dilapidation but a thriving life.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

We demolished the wall and make hole when spring change into summer. We used the red bricks from a room in the adjacent hutong.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

The renovated second floor was demolished and reconstructed it as the second time. The original balcony roof was removed.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

The façade was not allowed, so we change it! For the third time it was forbidden, then we blocked it. Without door, we made a door from the side wall.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

We painted the red brick into different colors. Although neighbors are into it, when the club opens, the bricks are coated with cement.

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We bury a seed. Then it sprouts. It grows tenaciously.

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing – Building Information

Design Firm: Robot 3 Studio
Architect: Pan Fei,Wang Zhi
Client: Great Friend Outdoors Club
Location:12 Fangjia Hutong, Yonghegong Street, Dongcheng District,Beijing,China
Type: Restaurant
Building Area: 316 sqm
Materials: black brick, concrete, wood, metal corrugated sheet
Construction unit: Beijing today Design Co., Ltd
Start:2016.02
Completion: 2017.05
Photographer:Robot 3 Studio
Robot 3 : www.robot3.com

The Seed Restaurant in Beijing

Photographer:Robot 3 Studio
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