Wutopia Lab was commissioned by the digital fashion brand ifanr to create the "Popped Orange — Uhub HOUSE" in Guangzhou T.I.T Creative Park, which was completed and opened in August 2022. It is an open design experiment, a vertical micro social complex with a light tower as the hub, including coffee, bar, theater, exhibition, sightseeing and party,...
Popped Orange / Uhub HOUSE
Wutopia Lab (Architecture, Interior, Landscape)
T.I.T Creative Park, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China
Wu Siming, ifanr
Yu Ting (Shanghailander)
Architecture Team: Zhu Yumei, Yang Jia; Design Team: Li Hao (Project Architect), Wang Zhizheng, Jiang Xinping (Internship)
Yu Bing, Shen Rui, Shao Bin
Landscape Design: Wang Chon, Guo Yuqi; Landscape Construction Team: Zhuhai Yuyuan Landscape Group Co., Ltd.
Environmental & MEP
Design Development: Shanghai Sunyat Architectural Design Co., Ltd.; Mechanical & Electronics Team: Shi Jiaying, Mao Robert, Mao Yaqian, Zou Yuheng
Zhang Chloe, Yu Shiyu, Du Yuxuan
Material Consultant: Wang Yu (polycarbonate sheet)
Construction: ifanr; Construction Team: Heyuan Yuchenju Decoration Co., Ltd.
Hospitality, Café, Gallery, Bar
The woven texture of the exterior ribbons is inspired by the traditional wicker hats and baskets that are still being used by farmers and fishermen in the region. The parametric tessellation of stone tiles adds a layer of sophistication to the vernacular pattern, a metaphor to the technological transformation of the once primitive village.
The Vortices - Shenzhen Opera House
Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
Autodesk Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Rhinoceros 3D
Munyee Ng, Edoardo Nieri, Andrei Smolik, Dong Wu, Weifeng Yu, Yicheng Zhang
Infinite Vision Technology Co. Ltd
Culture, Radio, Television, Tourism and Sports Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality
Cultural › Opera House