AD architecture's office in guangzhou province is a playful combination of sculptures

AD architecture's office in guangzhou province is a playful combination of sculptures

seeking to create a sculptural space, crossing the boundary of reality and ideal, breaking inertial thinking and precipitating the power of the subconsciousness, chinese practice AD architecture explored undiscovered boundaries in the recently-designed office. with the contrast of square and round elements, the ingenious use of materials, colors, and formations, as well as the application of an abstract concept, the designers created a space full of art pieces.

all images by ouyang yun



a square box constitutes the main framework of the workspace — in the conversation area, AD architecture integrated semicircular structures and a ball hung from the ceiling into the single spatial block, resulting in an intersection of different boundaries. not restricted to a certain rule, all the elements in the space can form various combinations — when these interesting and diversified elements collide with each other, the originally ordinary space becomes unique.



materials of different textures break the consistency in the space and endow it with various features. the steel structure of the ceiling was retained, which becomes a highlight of the spatial design. the coordinated combination of rough and delicate textures generates contrast in the space, and creates a free atmosphere in it.



the designers adopted a restraint color scheme, with white and light gray as major hues, full of tension. in the conference area, the red sofa and pink panel form contrast with the spatial overtone set by white color.





meeting room






project info:


name: xzone office

design company: AD architecture

chief designer: xie peihe

design team: AD architecture

construction team: AD architecture

location: shantou city, guangzhou province, china

project area: 280 sqm

main materials: floor paint, gray latex paint (nipponpaint), concrete slabs

design period: may 2018

completion time: july 2018

photographer: ouyang yun

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