- Interiors Designers: INFINITY NIDE
- Location: 4/F, Poly Canal Palza, Foshan, Guangdong, China
- Director: Xiaowen Wang
- Project Team: Ruimin Wu, Jiaxun Xue, Yanqiu Lin, Zhirui Huang
- Area: 450.0 m2
- Project Year: 2017
- Photographs: Haochang Cao, Songyang Ba
- Construction: Shanghai Yuanhe Construction Co Ltd.
- Bamboo Weaving Artists: Guihua Zhai, Baijn Wei, Qianxing Liu, Libin Song, Donglan Xu, Pan Liu, Junxi Liu
- Client: Guangzhou ABO Food & Beverage Management Co., Ltd.
Text description supplied by means of the architects. As bamboo is the commonest subject matter and symbolic extraction of Sichuan tradition, the eating place takes Sichuan Qingshen’s Bamboo-weaving Art because the medium and carries out the intangible tradition of Sichuan with tangible subject matter. How will a eating place incorporates fresh people artwork that rooted in conventional tradition develop upright and unafraid in this land, the place the rupture of historic and fashionable cultures lengthy exists? The inheritance and new version of intangible cultural heritage of conventional tradition is the important thing.
We’ve made huge and profound box analysis, starting from Sichuan delicacies to tradition of Shu (Sichuan) house, and attempted to reconnect the rupture. Bamboo is the commonest subject matter and symbolic extraction of Sichuan tradition, the eating place carries out the intangible tradition with tangible subject matter. Bamboo-weaving stretching during the area and delicacies with hearty taste fulfill each urge for food and spirit. The dim gentle suits concrete furnishing, reflecting the coexistence of class and vulgarity of Sichuan delicacies. Joined by means of the communicators, customers and audience of tradition with 1000’s of years of historical past, the fresh aesthetics of conventional delicacy is now taking form.
Due to the global move of commodities, handsome and high quality merchandise are inside of succeed in and updating impulsively whilst conventional handicrafts, similar to Sichuan Qingshen’s Bamboo-weaving Art, are time-consuming in fabrication and out-of-style in form. With the unitary industry fashion that has fallen at the back of the trade, conventional handicrafts had been eradicated to the ground of the commodity chain for lengthy, which led to struggled survival of people artists and craftsmen.
Traditional people artwork wishes a viable industry fashion that is helping it whole the industrial transformation and go back to the general public in a brand new and fresh shape, in an effort to acquire additional enlargement and building in social public area. The actual masters of people arts had been invited to the eating place in Foshan for hand-making conventional Sichuan Qingshen’s Bamboo-weaving on web site, which is almost definitely the sector’s greatest home made bamboo-weaving ornament. When the standard people artwork is blooming within the fashionable industrial area, catering trade is due to this fact infused with the soul of innovation.
Living within the unenlightened atmosphere of deliberate bodily replica in addition to nearly sterilized religious replica, for the primary time ever of their lives, the elderly craftsmen stepped out of mountains, took a aircraft to a town they could have now not even heard about, appeared out to the ocean with their very own eyes, hand-made conventional bamboo-weaving on web site. All for making a eating place out of people artwork —— ‘Chuan’s Kitchen’.
Recently, the eating place “Chuan’s Kitchen”, designed by means of ∞ Mind, used to be awarded the Red Dot: Best of Best within the class of “Interior Architecture and Interior Design” and shortlisted by means of the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2018. Not lengthy prior to, this venture had additionally gained iF Design Award 2018 within the class of “Interior Architecture”.