PROJECT DETAILS | 50% CLOUD ARTISTS
|Interior Designers: CCD||State: completed|
|Location : Mile, Yunnan, China||SIZE: 550,00 sqm|
|Year : 2020||Via: dezeen|
Hong Kong architecture studio Cheng Chung Design has created a restaurant and exhibition space within the cavernous interiors of a brick art installation in Mile City, China.
The restaurant, named 50% Cloud Artists Lounge, occupies one of several distinctive structures in Dongfengyun Town that evoke a giant cluster of termite mounds.
Cheng Chung Design’s (CCD) interior is deliberately pared-back to retain focus on this unusual building, while also forming a backdrop to the artwork that is exhibited throughout it.
“It was to be not only a restaurant but also an art space with an exhibition area,” said CCD’s founder, Joe Cheng.
“It aims to serve as an exhibition hall for various cultures and arts, providing a space for the public to get close to and enjoy art,” he told Dezeen. “You can see original art throughout the entire space.”
The brick structure within which the restaurant is located was created by local artist Luo Xu and made without any steel reinforcements or nails.
The interiors of the other buildings in the cluster, also designed by CCD, have been transformed into a multi-functional hall, an art gallery and a hotel…more text