Chinese Cuisine Community

INDS 752-Grad Interior Design Studio IV 
Fall 2020 
Prof. Challie Schafer 
Ge Bai

Project Statement:
This project aims to provide a culture-oriented cuisine experience for the local community. Worldwide tourists can experience the Chinese diet and get involved in producing stunning Chinese dishes here. Teenagers will earn a sense of national pride by taking part in the activities. This project will extract spirits from Chinese cuisine philosophies, following three principles: balance, reunion, and regional. Hoping this program can invite clients to come and stay, motivating the Chinese cuisine culture's inheritance and propagation.

Site Address

 531 W College St, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

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Concept Statement

This concept aims to provide a homelike, peaceful, and vigorous space for clients. They can calm down but also feel passionate and enthusiastic in this cuisine community. This project will extract spirits from Chinese cuisine philosophies, following three principles: balance, reunion, and regional. Hoping this program can invite clients to come and stay, motivating the Chinese cuisine culture's inheritance and propagation.

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Keywords: Balance, Reunion, Regional.

Concept Statement

This concept aims to provide a homelike, peaceful, and vigorous space for clients. They can calm down but also feel passionate and enthusiastic in this cuisine community. This project will extract spirits from Chinese cuisine philosophies, following three principles: balance, reunion, and regional. Hoping this program can invite clients to come and stay, motivating the Chinese cuisine culture's inheritance and propagation.

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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.

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Floor 2 - Lounge Rendering

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FF&E - Option 2

Floor 2 - Focal Kitchen Rendering

FF&E - Option 1

Rendering Plans

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

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Floor 1 - Rendering Floor Plan

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Floor 1 - Rendering Ceiling Plan

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Floor 2 - Rendering Floor Plan

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Large Event

Floor 2 - Rendering Ceiling Plan

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

Lecture

Small Event

Rendering Elevation Plan

According to WELL and Fitwell certification, setting up an appealing staircase can benefit customers on a large scale. This project applies WELL certification, which means the staircase design plays a vital role here.

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Rendering Section Plan

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Floor 1 - Staircase View

Floor 2 - Staircase View

Floor 1 - Staircase View

Life Safety Plan

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

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