after accumulating a plethora of accolades for being one of china’s most sought after high-end hospitality designers, CCD/cheng chung design adds the diaoyutai hotel in hangzhou to its collection. at the beginning of its completion, the ‘dioyutai hotel hangzhou’, located alongside the qiantang river, was the main venue for the 2016 G20 summit, however quickly became a hotspot for visitors of the city. elements of the traditional chinese culture as well as contemporary western styles are implemented in the design.


all images © CCD

 

 

CCD/cheng chung design’s diaoyutai hotel is the chinese government’s highest standard service venue for hosting foreign heads of state visiting china. the layout is influenced by traditional chinese ‘siheyuans’, commonly known as ‘courtyard houses’. additionally, the hotel boasts an area of 15,600 sqm and features 162 guest rooms across 16 storeys, a spacious lounge, three delectable restaurants, a fitness center equipped with a swimming pool, a banquet hall and many other facilities. 


the hotel’s pinju hangzhou restaurant has an open kitchen where customers can watch the chefs cooking


the guest rooms are spacious and features chinese art 


a typical guest room hallway 


the lobby featuring a reception area


one of the three dining restaurants


the guests can enjoy an intercontinental breakfast at the hotel’s five star restaurants


the entrance to the banquet hall 


diaoyutai hotel’s welcoming entrance


the restaurant overlooks hangzhou’s greenery 


the hotel’s exterior garden


the hotel blends both traditional chinese architecture with contemporary western designs

 

 

project info:

 

designer: joe cheng
design company: ccd / cheng chung design (hk) (www.ccd.com.hk)
design time: 2014.12 – 2015.12
construction time: 2015.5 – 2016.8
opening time: 2016.11
project location: no.65, wuxing road, jianggan district, hangzhou
project area: 34,820㎡ for phase i; 19,767 ㎡ for phase ii
main materials: natural wood, stone, metal, leather, glass, cloth

 

 

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edited by: lynn chaya | designboom

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