Hangzhou design store For D. Casa by Gruppo C14, invites guests to discover Italian and international design icons by walking through floating stairs and interiors inspired by rhythmical geometries.
Studio Waffles and LYCS Architecture design V+Lounge in Hangzhou taking inspiration by the poetic atmosphere above and below the water surface of West Lake.
X+Living designs the Zhonghuge wonderland bookstore to astonish readers’ with an infinite idea of culture thanks to mirrored ceilings, roller-coasters and pirate ships made of books and a pure white forest of filled shelves.
German-Australian firm LAVA designs Hangzhou Zheijang Gate Towers, a masterplan featuring twin towers with shimmering facades of fins that are inspired by the Chinese character and concept of gate.
Grey tiled pitched roofs merge with a green hilly panorama. From above Kengo Kuma’s China Academy of Arts’ Folk Art Museum looks like traditional Chinese village.
A super-thin cantilevered platform and glass staircases float in Hangzhou’s Apple store by Foster+Partners that was conceived as a transparent cube overlooking to the surrounding urbanscape.