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Tianmen Mountain Restaurant / Liu Chongxiao

  • Architects: Liu Chongxiao
  • Location: Guilin, Guangxi, China
  • Architects: Liu Chongxiao
  • Design Group: Beijing Tong he Shan zhi Landscape Design Co.
  • Project Team: Liu Chongxiao, He Rong, Wu Xi, Ren Sijie
  • Planning Team: Jiang Bo, Mo Keli, Wang Chao
  • Area: 627.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011

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From the architect. Located on riverside opposite the peach blossom island which is a fantastic sight point in Tianmen Mountain scenic of Guilin, the restaurant was oriented not as a building but a special viewfinder.

The concept is to create unique experience through combine the natural Environment with the manmade boundary surface.

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The 627-square-meters interior space contains repast space, kitchen and toilet. The ground floor is elevated to respond the change of Water levels.

On the restaurant’s interior, the steel beams support roof and the beams also accommodate several strip -shaped clerestory windows which bring in natural light and view from outside. 

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A series of different shaped shelves made of local fir looks warm and vernacular. The building looks like a super window for overall view.

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