Posts Tagged ‘dongqi Architects’

AL’s Place restaurant by dongqi Architects, Shanghai – China

July 10th, 2018

The bar as the central element is composed of a single piece of in-situ cast and polished terrazzo, connected to a bronze wire mesh. The curved structural element is attached vertically to the steel construction embedded in the stone, thus functioning as a multipurpose lightweight structure that stretches upwards to the top of the bar for display, storage, and lighting.

Paloma Cafe by dongqi Architects, Shanghai – China

May 19th, 2018

The pump and mechanical details are intentionally exposed within a metal casework. An old wood beam of the original building is exposed as well to give a contrast between old and new. To mimic the texture of the coffee machine, the designers choose to use the white stone as the material of the counter from the facade all the way into interior space.

Hauser & Wirth Pop-up Bookshop by dongqi Architects, Shanghai – China

January 5th, 2018

The pavilion is assembled in the 3-story-high space facing the main entrance to communicate the ethos of Hauser & Wirth by showcasing H&W publications, selected artist products and the story of the Hauser & Wirth gallery and farm in Somerset, England.

KO by Basebody by dongqi Architects, Shanghai – China

October 20th, 2017

KO by Basebody by dongqi Architects, Shanghai – China

Seven Coffee by dongqi Architects, Changzhou – China

August 28th, 2017

The interior space is an overall “L” shape space. Coffee, craft beer and bakery zones take places separately in the three corners of the “L”. Coffee and craft beer zone have white ceilings and floors and the bakery zone is a space with black covered all surfaces. The black and white spaces is divided by the curvy ceiling edge and steel wire.

Le Poulet restaurant by dongqi Architects, Shenzhen – China

August 17th, 2017

In this project, the main concept is to add a steel mezzanine to maximize the usable space in the building. During the process of design, in order to minimize the effect of the mezzanine on the original ground floor, the architect chooses to suspend the whole steel structure.

Sugarman Café by dongqi Architects, Xi’an – China

August 10th, 2017


The center of the interior is made of three existing concrete columns that wrapped with copper-coated stainless steel and terrazzo. Functionally, the coffee zones are divided into these three main parts.

Freshigh by dongqi Architects, Shanghai – China

June 21st, 2017

The store was turned into a refreshing space with soft green color filled all around. Hiding in the historic neighborhood, the designer hopes that it could give a surprise to the people passing by. They could stop and relax for a cup of fresh juice, and then go back to daily life.

Bubble Lab by dongqi Architects, Changzhou – China

March 5th, 2017

Inspired by Origami, the irregularly folded stainless steel sheets are the main elements of the shop-front facade, the beer wall and the bar counter. Laser-cutting circles grow large from bottom up to the top on the one side of the sheets, lights leaking out of the circles cast spots and reflection on the other side.