Located on the banks of the Huangpu River in the Historic Dockyard area and near the site of World Expo 2010 Waterhouse South Bund is rooted in the reversal of internal and external space. Based in Shanghai, Hu Neri + Design and Research Office (NHDRO) has transformed a building of non-Riverside in 1930 describing in an expression of modern Chinese aesthetic.These actions reinforce the presence of industrial architecture, while the interior equipment with the ammenities of a luxury hotel.
This project consists of two buildings: a hotel and warehouse. For hotels, Neri and Hu made 19 rooms, with roof bars and restaurants. Interestingly, the private and public spaces turned – “Eat visitors through the buildings and public spaces provided views into the private area, while customers relax in what will be isolated conventional space capable of observing public space by doing so” feel.
The architects of this concept will be translated into the hotel experience more interesting and offers a strong brand identity of the hotel.
As the name suggests, the show is a former warehouse space. This keeps the skin rennovation warehouses, industrial buildings and in the roots, but remained faithful to the past history neighbors. 8000 square feet (743 m) multi-function warehouse has a double-story ceilings and a flexible, easy to change the organization, making it ideal for various events, including product launches, fashion shows, cexhibitions, and marriage.
Working within the framework, the former Neri and Hu has created a contemporary vision that is always associated with the context.
source : archdaily