Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

 

Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The new Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The new Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The new Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The new Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design

Highline is an all day dining, lounge and bar located in the Ascott Serviced Apartments in central Shanghai.

The design is a refined and minimal creation, drawing inspiration from US mid-century modernism though an LA luxe filter.

The program and site were challenging: the dark, low ceilinged space was to function as an all-day venue for both hotel guests and visitors. Fortunately, an expansive terrace adjoins the space and we were able to extend the dining room onto this terrace, creating a sunlit skyroom which forms a transition between the intimate dining room and the spectacular views from the terrace.

Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design

Highline is an all day dining, lounge and bar located in the Ascott Serviced Apartments in central Shanghai.
The design is a refined and minimal creation, drawing inspiration from US mid-century modernism though an LA luxe filter.
The program and site were challenging: the dark, low ceilinged space was to function as an all-day venue for both hotel guests and visitors. Fortunately, an expansive terrace adjoins the space and we were able to extend the dining room onto this terrace, creating a sunlit skyroom which forms a transition between the intimate dining room and the spectacular views from the terrace.

Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design

Highline is an all day dining, lounge and bar located in the Ascott Serviced Apartments in central Shanghai.

The design is a refined and minimal creation, drawing inspiration from US mid-century modernism though an LA luxe filter.

The program and site were challenging: the dark, low ceilinged space was to function as an all-day venue for both hotel guests and visitors. Fortunately, an expansive terrace adjoins the space and we were able to extend the dining room onto this terrace, creating a sunlit skyroom which forms a transition between the intimate dining room and the spectacular views from the terrace.

Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design

Highline is an all day dining, lounge and bar located in the Ascott Serviced Apartments in central Shanghai.

The design is a refined and minimal creation, drawing inspiration from US mid-century modernism though an LA luxe filter.

The program and site were challenging: the dark, low ceilinged space was to function as an all-day venue for both hotel guests and visitors. Fortunately, an expansive terrace adjoins the space and we were able to extend the dining room onto this terrace, creating a sunlit skyroom which forms a transition between the intimate dining room and the spectacular views from the terrace.

Peninsula Shanghai
Peninsula Shanghai

With two spacious bedrooms, an opulent two-storey grand dining room, elegant study, private residential gym and a living room complete with working fireplace and balcony, the Peninsula Suite offers a truly unparalleled experience.

Peninsula Shanghai
Peninsula Shanghai

With two spacious bedrooms, an opulent two-storey grand dining room, elegant study, private residential gym and a living room complete with working fireplace and balcony, the Peninsula Suite offers a truly unparalleled experience.

Peninsula Shanghai
Peninsula Shanghai

With two spacious bedrooms, an opulent two-storey grand dining room, elegant study, private residential gym and a living room complete with working fireplace and balcony, the Peninsula Suite offers a truly unparalleled experience.

Peninsula Shanghai
Peninsula Shanghai

With two spacious bedrooms, an opulent two-storey grand dining room, elegant study, private residential gym and a living room complete with working fireplace and balcony, the Peninsula Suite offers a truly unparalleled experience.

Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Taian Table / A00
Taian Table / A00

Michelin-starred restaurant Taian Table, designed by a Shanghai design firm, A00.

Taian Table / A00
Taian Table / A00

Michelin-starred restaurant Taian Table, designed by a Shanghai design firm, A00.

Taian Table / A00
Taian Table / A00

Michelin-starred restaurant Taian Table, designed by a Shanghai design firm, A00.

Taian Table / A00
Taian Table / A00

Michelin-starred restaurant Taian Table, designed by a Shanghai design firm, A00.

Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen
Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen

Located in the famed Mission Hills area, Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen is the first of its kind to arrive in Mainland China. The hotel combined modern Chinese architecture with its signature world-class service to deliver a lavish experience.

Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen
Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen

Located in the famed Mission Hills area, Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen is the first of its kind to arrive in Mainland China. The hotel combined modern Chinese architecture with its signature world-class service to deliver a lavish experience.    

Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen
Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen

Located in the famed Mission Hills area, Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen is the first of its kind to arrive in Mainland China. The hotel combined modern Chinese architecture with its signature world-class service to deliver a lavish experience.    

Shake / Kokaistudios
Shake / Kokaistudios

Located in the center of Shanghai, Shake is an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bring excellent food and beverage experience to the city. Taking inspiration from the style and the energy of 1960s, Kokaistudios created immersive and memorable experience for guests as if stepping back in time when walked in the door. 

Shake / Kokaistudios
Shake / Kokaistudios

Located in the center of Shanghai, Shake is an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bring excellent food and beverage experience to the city. Taking inspiration from the style and the energy of 1960s, Kokaistudios created immersive and memorable experience for guests as if stepping back in time when walked in the door. 

Shake / Kokaistudios
Shake / Kokaistudios

Located in the center of Shanghai, Shake is an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bring excellent food and beverage experience to the city. Taking inspiration from the style and the energy of 1960s, Kokaistudios created immersive and memorable experience for guests as if stepping back in time when walked in the door. 

Shake / Kokaistudios
Shake / Kokaistudios

Located in the center of Shanghai, Shake is an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bring excellent food and beverage experience to the city. Taking inspiration from the style and the energy of 1960s, Kokaistudios created immersive and memorable experience for guests as if stepping back in time when walked in the door. 

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa
Sangha Villa
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design
Peninsula Shanghai
Peninsula Shanghai
Peninsula Shanghai
Peninsula Shanghai
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Taian Table / A00
Taian Table / A00
Taian Table / A00
Taian Table / A00
Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen
Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen
Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen
Shake / Kokaistudios
Shake / Kokaistudios
Shake / Kokaistudios
Shake / Kokaistudios
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects
Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Capella Shanghai Jianyeli / Kokaistudios

Originally built in the 1930s by French real estate company Foncière et Immobilière de Chine, the Jian Ye Li “shikumen” complex; located in the heart of the former French concession had evolved and been altered over the years but was essentially intact in its historical configuration and represented an incredible development opportunity.  Originally these “shikumen” buildings were designed for middle class families in Shanghai and as they lacked modern plumbing facilities they were often seen as products with little value to preserve and were either demolished or just the “shell” was maintained and they were converted it into commercial use.

After extensive research and study, Kokaistudios developed an architectural renovation strategy that maintained the architectural features of the “shikumen” lane houses while tastefully altering the internal layout and transforming them into spaces suitable for modern luxurious living where each original lane house unit was transformed into one luxurious guest suite. Practicality is not a term that applies to this project as the shikumen architectural typology; characterized by their narrow and tall nature meaning that the minimum 110 sq.m suites are split over 2 floors via a step staircase with no elevator; does not lend itself naturally to conversion to hospitality use. However when the ultra-luxury Capella hotel brand entered into the project several years later minimal upgrades to the architecture of the buildings were required to meet their exacting standards and they created 55 luxury suites each occupying one of the lane-houses. Today the hotel occupies a unique position within Shanghai’s luxury hotel landscape and offer their guests a truly unique hospitality experience not available anywhere else in the world.

Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Boutique City Hotel in Singapore
Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

 

Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Sangha Villa

Located near Yangcheng Lake in the city of Suzhou, Sangha Villa was developed by Octave and designed by Neri & Hu. The interior is simple, modern and airy. 

Sangha by Octave is a life learning and wellness community on the shores of beautiful Yangcheng Lake, Suzhou. Sangha seeks to re-establish the connection and unity between people and the inner self, others, and nature. One of the best and largest of wellness centers in China, it offers an eclectic selection of premium lifelong learning and wellness programs, ranging from wellness spa packages to fully-serviced hotels and lakeside villas, with custom medical evaluation and services, body training, early education and a gourmet restaurant as part of the experience.
 
With lifelong learning standing at the center of the idea, Sangha exults in the serendipity and quietude it enjoys as an ex-urban resort, while enjoys convenient transportation to nearby cities – 15 minutes’ drive to Suzhou, 1 hour or so to Shanghai. Here, within a surrealistically beautiful surrounding, take a retreat from fully-packed schedule and enjoy a moment of calm and intimacy. Meet like-minded friends at Sangha and embark on a journey of body, mind and spirit discovery and bonding.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The new Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The new Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The new Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Brasserie at Four Seasons Kyoto / Kokaistudios

Brasserie Restaurant & Lounge in Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto, designed by Kokaistudios.

The new Four Seasons hotel is located in the UNESCO protected area of the temples of Kyoto at the base of the mountains and faces a historical traditional Japanese pond surrounded by a magnificent heritage ikeniwa. Positioned between the arrival lobby and the garden, the restaurant is the core of the public space of the hotel. The architect conceived the space on with a strong architectural strategy by using the Kyoto traditional system to connect indoor to outdoor, creating a large architectural feature that frames the view of the garden.

Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Boutique Hotel in Shanghai
Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design

Highline is an all day dining, lounge and bar located in the Ascott Serviced Apartments in central Shanghai.

The design is a refined and minimal creation, drawing inspiration from US mid-century modernism though an LA luxe filter.

The program and site were challenging: the dark, low ceilinged space was to function as an all-day venue for both hotel guests and visitors. Fortunately, an expansive terrace adjoins the space and we were able to extend the dining room onto this terrace, creating a sunlit skyroom which forms a transition between the intimate dining room and the spectacular views from the terrace.

Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design

Highline is an all day dining, lounge and bar located in the Ascott Serviced Apartments in central Shanghai.
The design is a refined and minimal creation, drawing inspiration from US mid-century modernism though an LA luxe filter.
The program and site were challenging: the dark, low ceilinged space was to function as an all-day venue for both hotel guests and visitors. Fortunately, an expansive terrace adjoins the space and we were able to extend the dining room onto this terrace, creating a sunlit skyroom which forms a transition between the intimate dining room and the spectacular views from the terrace.

Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design

Highline is an all day dining, lounge and bar located in the Ascott Serviced Apartments in central Shanghai.

The design is a refined and minimal creation, drawing inspiration from US mid-century modernism though an LA luxe filter.

The program and site were challenging: the dark, low ceilinged space was to function as an all-day venue for both hotel guests and visitors. Fortunately, an expansive terrace adjoins the space and we were able to extend the dining room onto this terrace, creating a sunlit skyroom which forms a transition between the intimate dining room and the spectacular views from the terrace.

Highline at Ascott Hotel / Red Design

Highline is an all day dining, lounge and bar located in the Ascott Serviced Apartments in central Shanghai.

The design is a refined and minimal creation, drawing inspiration from US mid-century modernism though an LA luxe filter.

The program and site were challenging: the dark, low ceilinged space was to function as an all-day venue for both hotel guests and visitors. Fortunately, an expansive terrace adjoins the space and we were able to extend the dining room onto this terrace, creating a sunlit skyroom which forms a transition between the intimate dining room and the spectacular views from the terrace.

Peninsula Shanghai

With two spacious bedrooms, an opulent two-storey grand dining room, elegant study, private residential gym and a living room complete with working fireplace and balcony, the Peninsula Suite offers a truly unparalleled experience.

Peninsula Shanghai

With two spacious bedrooms, an opulent two-storey grand dining room, elegant study, private residential gym and a living room complete with working fireplace and balcony, the Peninsula Suite offers a truly unparalleled experience.

Peninsula Shanghai

With two spacious bedrooms, an opulent two-storey grand dining room, elegant study, private residential gym and a living room complete with working fireplace and balcony, the Peninsula Suite offers a truly unparalleled experience.

Peninsula Shanghai

With two spacious bedrooms, an opulent two-storey grand dining room, elegant study, private residential gym and a living room complete with working fireplace and balcony, the Peninsula Suite offers a truly unparalleled experience.

Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Resort Hotel in Chengdu
Taian Table / A00

Michelin-starred restaurant Taian Table, designed by a Shanghai design firm, A00.

Taian Table / A00

Michelin-starred restaurant Taian Table, designed by a Shanghai design firm, A00.

Taian Table / A00

Michelin-starred restaurant Taian Table, designed by a Shanghai design firm, A00.

Taian Table / A00

Michelin-starred restaurant Taian Table, designed by a Shanghai design firm, A00.

Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen

Located in the famed Mission Hills area, Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen is the first of its kind to arrive in Mainland China. The hotel combined modern Chinese architecture with its signature world-class service to deliver a lavish experience.

Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen

Located in the famed Mission Hills area, Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen is the first of its kind to arrive in Mainland China. The hotel combined modern Chinese architecture with its signature world-class service to deliver a lavish experience.    

Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen

Located in the famed Mission Hills area, Hard Rock Hotel Shenzhen is the first of its kind to arrive in Mainland China. The hotel combined modern Chinese architecture with its signature world-class service to deliver a lavish experience.    

Shake / Kokaistudios

Located in the center of Shanghai, Shake is an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bring excellent food and beverage experience to the city. Taking inspiration from the style and the energy of 1960s, Kokaistudios created immersive and memorable experience for guests as if stepping back in time when walked in the door. 

Shake / Kokaistudios

Located in the center of Shanghai, Shake is an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bring excellent food and beverage experience to the city. Taking inspiration from the style and the energy of 1960s, Kokaistudios created immersive and memorable experience for guests as if stepping back in time when walked in the door. 

Shake / Kokaistudios

Located in the center of Shanghai, Shake is an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bring excellent food and beverage experience to the city. Taking inspiration from the style and the energy of 1960s, Kokaistudios created immersive and memorable experience for guests as if stepping back in time when walked in the door. 

Shake / Kokaistudios

Located in the center of Shanghai, Shake is an upscale venue dedicated to soul music and to bring excellent food and beverage experience to the city. Taking inspiration from the style and the energy of 1960s, Kokaistudios created immersive and memorable experience for guests as if stepping back in time when walked in the door. 

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

Jinghope Villas / SCDA Architects

Designed by Singapore architecture firm SCDA, Jinghope Villas are located in close proximity to the world-famous Humble Administrator's Garden in the city of Suzhou. The villa exteriors incorporate features of traditional architecture from this region. White walls together with dark grey accents present a simple and elegant Suzhou style. The interior decor of the villas exemplifies contemporary Asian design styles. 

 

SCDA is a multi-disciplinary architectural practice established in 1995. Principal, Chan Soo Khian was the recipient of the inaugural President’s Design Award, Singapore Designer of the Year and is part of the Panel of Designers for Poliform in Milan. 

SCDA’s designs strive for tranquility and calmness qualified by space, light and structural order.  Architectural expressions are distilled to capture the spiritual essence of ‘place’. Its architecture and interiors are inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of its context, integrating landscape, water features and blurring the distinction between interior and exterior.  Spaces are often characterized by lush gardens, water courts and air wells, engendering a sensuous engagement with the elements. Projects display sensitivity to the inherent beauty of natural materials expressed through clarity in construction details and elemental architectural expression.

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