Bamboo’s Eatery

Company Minggu Design Studio
DesignerJaco Pan from Minggu Design Company
Prize3rd Place in Interior Design / Commercial
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Entry Description

Bamboo’s Eatery, having three decks totally, faces the local street and it was constructed mainly by plain bamboos.Establishment is proximately civil engineering in folk, which is not subject to serious architecture yet. The emerged experience generating from the built space just placed such dissipation into the re-arranged spatial order. In the main entrance,linear extension spreads alongside the facade, broken into lateral distributary and leads the way to the Tea Break Area. Tea seats were set alongside the bamboo fence to develop a continuous two-party space relation, thus composing the core function zone of Floor One - Garden Fence. Tea Break on Floor Two approaches windows strategically. Side to the South was segmented into Tea Seats and Elevator Lobby by applying interweaving bamboo arrays horizontally and perpendicularly. All rooms of Floor Three were free-running Teahouse. There stands a ‘thatched cottage’ architecture and its eaves hang down and bamboo windows are raised up from the inside

About Designer

Minggu Design was founded by the pioneer architect and interior designer Jaco. Pan in 2007. Jaco. Pan, Nanjing based architect, focuses on the motivation that design innovation creates for the present social progress and how the pioneering design provides protection and leading trends to human lifestyle, also concentrating on the practice using of what kind of role that the Chinese traditional architecture culture heritage plays in contemporary society. Meanwhile, he assumes that Chinese architects shall practice design primarily on the cognition of knowing their territory and culture, and design is aesthetic science turning to research human and nature. In decades of design journey from architecture to interior, he’s been struggling to explore the essence in nature throughout with his notable philosophy that the combination of Chinese style nature and its people is spiritual code existing anywhere. For the common viewpoint rooted in most of architects’ mind that design from external world excels ourselves certainly, however, he always highlights ‘no design without appropriate research.’