City Inn Chengdu Hotel Development, Kuanzhai Alley, Chinese Interior Design, Images

City Inn in Chengdu Hotel Building

Contemporary Hotel Building Development China design by Chu Chih-Kang Space Design

14 Dec 2016

Chengdu Kuanzhai Alley Hotel

Architects: Chu Chih-Kang Space Design

Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China

City Inn Chengdu

City Inn in Chengdu

City Inn is located nearby historical attraction Kuanzhai Alley in Chengdu. The client wants it to be renovated with very low budget.
To make people see the history of this area, we let them to walk into the history.

City Inn in Chengdu

City Inn in Chengdu

The hotel is transferred into a modern art gallery. Photos and products of the old good times were displayed in the lobby as art work. Every room was decorated in monotone. Pictures on the wall are street views in black-and-white color, furniture in black, white or grey are in retro style. The room looks like a pop-up photo. If guests take photos in the room, they will find out they are the only colorful object in a black-and-white photo.

City Inn in Chengdu

City Inn in Chengdu

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When we decorate the objects of past, we don’t want people to see the worn part but the beautiful part of them. We display them as art pieces. City Inn Kuanzhai Alley is a modern are gallery of “Present and Past”.

City Inn in Chengdu

City Inn in Chengdu – Building Information

Client: Overseas Chinese Town Holdings Company (OCT Group)
Design Company: CHU CHIH-KANG SPACE DESIGN Co., Ltd(
Chief Designer: Chu Chih-Kang
Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Area: 4742 sqm
Completion Time: 2016.09

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2016 A’Design Award – PLATINUM, Italy
2016 World Retail Awards – Store Design of the Year
2015 ICONIC AWARDS – interior, Best of Best, Germany
2015 Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards – Gold Award, Hong Kong
2016 German Design Award – Special Mention, Germany
2016 37th annual interiors awards, U.S.A.
2016 TID Award, Taiwan
2016 iF Design Awards, Germany
2016 WIN Awards-shortlist, UK
2015 Design For Asia – Bronze Award, Hong Kong
2015 Best of Year Awards, U.S.A.
2015 GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2015, Japan
2015 AD100 – The Most Influential Architectural Design and Design Elite in China, China
2016 40 Under 40, Perspective, Hong Kong
2008 iF product design award, Germany
2008 red dot award: product design, Germany

City Inn in Chengdu

Photographer: Chu Chih-Kang

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Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Chengdu Buildings

Contemporary Architecture in Chengdu – architectural selection below:

Chengdu Buildings

Great City Chengdu
Design: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Chengdu Tianfu District Great City China
image © Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Chengdu Tianfu Great City

‘Sliced Porosity Block’
Design: Steven Holl Architects
Sliced Porosity Block Chengdu
image : Iwan Baan
Chengdu building complex

Linked Hybrid
Design: Steven Holl Architects
Linked Hybrid China
photo : Courtesy Steven Holl Architects, photograph © Shu He
Linked Hybrid

Bank of Chéngdu Headquarters
Design: Nikken Sekkei
Bank of Chéngdu HQ Building
image from architects office
Bank of Chéngdu Headquarters

Chicony Plaza – department store + Grand Hyatt Hotel
Design: Goettsch Partners
Chicony Plaza
photo © 1st Image
Chicony Plaza Chengdu

China Architecture

Contemporary Architecture in China – architectural selection below:

China Architecture Design – chronological list

Chinese Architecture Offices – Design Practice Listings

Shanghai Architecture Tours by e-architect

Chinese Buildings – Selection:

Chengdu Museum building


Benoy Architects

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