Office AIO has designed a noodle bar in Beijing, characterised by a stepped terrazzo floor, strip lighting and mirrored walls.
The studio recreated an authentic experience of street dining in its home city, Chongqing.
Drawing inspirations from various artists' works, the design manifests the city's physical and cultural traits - its undulating landscape and recent rapid urbanisation - with layering and consistency, simulating the dynamism of casual noodle dining spread across the city hill steps.
Its re-interpretation and overhaul stays true to the owners' and the food's origin, reopening the shop with an elevation that offers a cultural and spatial experience beyond the taste of noodles.
This project has been longlisted in the restaurant interior category of Dezeen Awards 2020.
Designer: Office AIO
Project: Chubby Girl Noodle Shop
Read more: Office AIO
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