Nongzao·Rediscovering locates in a community in the core business district of Guangzhou, in the form of a curatorial retailing. It proposes an innovative business model, which combines experiential retail with spatial narratives, through thematic exhibition. It aims to bridge the gap between the nature, the world, and the people, creating a contemporary cultural landmark for youth.
The spatial design is stemming from the recycled material practice and site specific color contrast. It reveals the original structural texture by demolishing the outermost layer of ornament.
YU: the Chinese character 昱 means the next day, it can refers to the future. It also have the meaning of light and bright. With the succinct design, the neat and delicate lines and the cold feeling from concrete, YU floor lamp like a bodyguard of your garden. Working with a warm light, it become more soft.
Each part of the lamp body is casting of ultra-high-performance concrete and integrally demoulded. It has extremely high strength, fire resistance,...
BENTU: Inside and Outside of Architecture
On March 14 - 17, BENTU will participate in Design Shanghai 2018 with brand new concrete products displayed in Shanghai Exhibition Centre, including urban furniture, outdoor lighting, bathroom accessories and plant pots. Taking concrete as material carrier, we seek to explore the aesthetic possibilityinside and outside of architecture. This March, we look forward to seeing you in Shanghai.
Once an architecture is built up, then the inside and outside of which are naturally form. Between inside and outside is the symbiosis of authenticity and grandeur and the interdependence of material and space, constituting the constant cycle of all things. Concrete, a...
The combination of line and plane of stable order reveals purism, rationality. Cube can be considered the smallest unit of architecture as well as the physical form to accommodate rich contents. Utilizing the basic cube of concrete as an outdoor lighting, we seek to connect the architectures with outdoor scenery and philosophize the nature of freedom under the guidance of light and shadow.
When virtual signals break out with tremendous force, human lives a life under multitude illusions and the thirst for truth is day-by-day growing. In the architectural aspect, this perception of truth is directly reflected in the re-cognition of material. The pursue for the nature of material has returned. Concrete, of its genuine and natural character, blends into one harmonious whole with architecture from building surface to lighting.