Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

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Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

Contemporary Commercial Interior and Landscape Design in China – design by WJ Design

11 Jan 2019

Bo Space Hangzhou

Interior Design: WJ Design

Location: Hangzhou Shi, China

Bo Space in Hangzhou

Bo Space is a mixed commercial space including restaurant and bar (Chin-Chin), exhibition space, flower shop, fashion studio. It is divided into multiple uses for different people and brands. WJ Design is responsible for the whole interior design.

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

It is located in HE Park where used to be an old industry site and now a culture & innovation gathering place in Xixi Wetland in Hangzhou. In the designer’s view, the city is expanding way to fast that we are losing the old imprint of our city while we are losing our culture as well.

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

Buildings are getting old, but we can keep its vitality through a design and transformation. Bo Space is not just a restaurant bar but also a complex space. It does not only provide people a place to stay but also presents a way of living.

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

People can find out what they really like here, even if it is just a ray of sunshine, a picture show, a good meal, a slow pace, or a way back to life.

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

Along with the imprint of the old factory building, you will find a new space behind the long corridor. The original sunken area is reserved and transformed into a small outdoor yard.

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

Regarding the indoor design, we removed the walls facing the sunken yard so the views are wider. We also use an atrium to make a connection between indoor & outdoor space.

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

Pass through the spacious restaurant and bar, along the black spiral staircase to the second floor, where we will see some fashion designers’ shops and a big empty space which can be used for art or fashion exhibitions in the future. The terrace extends from the corridor will become a great leisure area in summer.

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

From the point of view of commercial function, BO Space is a composite format but from the design point of view, we hope it will become a place for cultural preservation.

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Bo Space Hangzhou – Building Information

Location: Hangzhou China
Completed: Mar 2018
Type: Space renovation
Area: 3000 sqm
Client: Hangzhou zhongnian cultural and creative co. LTD
Architecture/Interior Design: WJ Design
Lead Designer: Leo HU
Construction: UHJOH
Decoration: WISEart

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

About WJ Design
Leo HU, Founder & design director of WJ Design. He graduated from China Academy of Art. He once worked at PROSHMA and GOA, also worked as technical director with Renzo Piano on Mr. Piano’s first project in China. In 2014, he founded WJ Design and leads the team to complete nearly one hundred projects in the last four years. His works have won a lot of international awards and participate in the INSIDE World Interior Design Award (2017-2018) for two consecutive years. He was awarded INSIDE Highly Commended (2018), Hong Kong. A&D Award (2018), Germany GDA Award (2017). He was named IDPA China-Japan International Pioneer Design Award – TOP10 International Most Influential Designer (2018), AD100 Elite Designer (2017).

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

In the current diversified architectural design, modern buildings are more aggressive, without the presentation of the initial aesthetic feeling of a building. Leo believes that architecture is recognized by time and memory. The aesthetics of the Orientals pay more attention to the initial natural beauty expressed by things themselves rather than the expression of their forms, and so are buildings. When we want to express its original beauty, we need to think about the true meaning of architecture for us, and see the truth of the object. The concept “less is more” is about more discovery less artificial design.

Awards
2018 BO Space Highly Commended by the INSIDE AWARDS. Y20 Space is the shortlisted of 2018 INSIDE awards on office category.
2018 Y20 Space is honored by A&D Trophy Awards
2018 Y20 Space and Bo Space are honored by A&D China Awards
2018 TOP 10 of the Most Influential Designer of IDPA,Y20 space won the international Design Award Office & Culture Space SILVER
2018 The CREDAWARD,Real Estate Design Award,Gongchen Bund Center of Xihu won the EXCELLENT AWARD
2017 Elite List of “AD100”
2017 GDA (German Design Awards),MISA Studio won one of the most prestigious international awards in architectural design.
2017 MISA Studio was shortlisted by the INSIDE World Interior Festival Award at the WAF

Bo Space in Hangzhou Shi

Photographer: Juetao Xue

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