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Towards Nature, Towards You XLXN Lifestyle Art Space
by Guangzhou Xianglin Design

'Towards Nature, Towards You' XLXN Lifestyle Art Space by 广州市向林设计有限公司
Canyu Lin

Guangzhou Xianglin Design have created a means of bringing art closer to the people of Guangzhou city in southern China.


The project is located in the Panyu district of Guangzhou city, known to be one of the origins of the Lingnan culture and reputed for its unique local arts.

This traditional culture has served as an inspiration for the design of the space, which embodies the water, architectural and cultural elements of Panyu.

Details such as the symbolistic building arches of Panyu, which have been incorporated into the design of a platform stage, sit alongside swirling sand and gravel patterns depicting ‘rivers’ that link different areas in the room,  to form connections between individuals within the space.

The desire to bring arts closer to the community through the space creates an environment that provides all generations with an opportunity to learn from one another, subsequently increasing their passion towards both local and international art culture.


This project has been longlisted in the small interiors category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Architect: Guangzhou Xianglin Design

Project: Towards Nature, Towards You XLXN Lifestyle Art Space

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