Chinese Cuisine Community

Chinese Cuisine Culture Propagation

Fall 2020

Project Statement:

This project aims to provide a culture-oriented cuisine experience for the local community. Tourists can experience the Chinese diet and get involved in producing stunning Chinese dishes here. Teenagers will earn a sense of national pride by participating in the activities. Hoping this program can invite customers to come and stay, motivating the Chinese cuisine culture's inheritance and propagation.

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Site Address

 531 W College St, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

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Concept Statement

This project will extract spirits from Chinese cuisine philosophies, following three principles: balance, reunion, and regional.

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Parti Diagram

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3D Views Renderings

This project is the first time I tried to use photoshop rendered all 3D Views. Comparing with V-ray, Enscape, Lumion, etc., Photoshop can create more refreshing, eye-catching, and stylized images.

Floor 2 - Lounge Rendering

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Floor 2 - Focal Kitchen Rendering

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FF&E - Option 2

FF&E - Option 1

Rendering Plans

The commercial kitchen design must meet the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The focal kitchen and cooking station design is a basic conceptual design, not following the regulations yet.

Floor 1 - Rendering Ceiling Plan

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Floor 1 - Rendering Floor Plan

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Floor 2 - Rendering Floor Plan

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Floor 2 - Rendering Ceiling Plan

The cooking stations and the focal kitchen can switch to different configurations, meeting different purposes.

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Lecture

Small Event

Large Event

Rendering Elevation Plan

According to WELL and Fitwell certification, setting up an appealing staircase can benefit customers on a large scale. 

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Section View

Floor 1 - Staircase

Floor 2 - Staircase

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Life Safety Plan

According to the International Building Code (IBC), the occupancy type for this project is primary A-3.

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