Shenzhen Deli / Linehouse

Shenzhen Deli / Linehouse

Shenzhen Deli / Linehouse - ShelvingShenzhen Deli / Linehouse - ChairShenzhen Deli / Linehouse - BeamShenzhen Deli / Linehouse - Table, Chair, Shelving, WindowsShenzhen Deli / Linehouse - More Images+ 11

Shenzhen, China
  • Architects: Linehouse
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  145
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Benoit Florençon
Floor Plan

Text description provided by the architects. LineHouse was commissioned to design a delicatessen in Shenzhen. The deli is conceived from both inside and out as an intricate casing, nestled between an existing building's lobby and an exterior garden.

Shenzhen Deli / Linehouse - Shelving
© Benoit Florençon

A volume six meters tall was inserted into the double height space. Its exterior is seemingly simple with a white painted finish and punched windows on all four sides. The windows allow glimpses of a three dimensional latticework of brass poles; its complexity only revealed when entering. 

Shenzhen Deli / Linehouse - Chair
© Benoit Florençon

The lattice work lines all four walls of the deli’s interior, filtering natural light and views. Forming a double-layer screen, it also serves to display and hold chalkboard signage and an array of cookware, equipment and merchandise. 

Shenzhen Deli / Linehouse - Beam
© Benoit Florençon

Within the petite interior is a coffee counter, display for baked goods, fresh juices, deli items, and a table seating six. Outside, a raised teak wood deck provides seating at both a large central table and a banquet bench. Trees and tall grass planted along the perimeter provide shelter and respite for guests. 

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Project location

Address:Futian, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, 518048

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Cite: "Shenzhen Deli / Linehouse" 22 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

© Benoit Florençon

香坊 DELICATESSEN / 联图 (Linehouse)

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