atelier FCJZ: king's joy restaurant, beijing
atelier FCJZ: king's joy restaurant, beijing atelier FCJZ: king's joy restaurant, beijing
oct 31, 2012

atelier FCJZ: king's joy restaurant, beijing

‘king’s joy’ by atelier FCJZ, beijing, china all images courtesy of atelier FCJZ + king’s joy



chinese firm atelier FCJZ has recently completed ‘king’s joy’, a vegetarian restaurant within a courtyard building in beijing, china. emphasizing a pleasant environment, architect yung ho chang continues his explorations with the defining element of courtyard houses. each of the two courtyards become focal areas, one remaining outdoors and the other becoming an indoor dining area with a roof. a transparent overheard enclosure minimizes the presence of the structure, creating a well-illuminated and ventilated space. an octahedral screen is suspended to produce strategic atmospheres of intimacy and airiness.



aerial view of courtyard



path to bamboo landscape



dining in bamboo landscape



octahedral screens are used to add intimate or open atmospheres






private dining room






graphic detail






stacked wooden blocks are offset to create dividing walls which offer privacy while at the same time views into neighboring spaces



openings created from the staggered wall components allow light to filter through from other spaces



partitions made from repeated building elements offer visual interest and geometric patterning



architectural elements are repeated to form textured partitions



dining within a courtyard covered by a roof at dusk






courtyard entry



floor plan / level 0



floor plan / level 1



detail drawing



project info:



project name: interior design of king’s joy vegetarian restaurant location: yonghe lama temple street, beijing client: beijing king’s joy food culture co., ltd. designer: atelier feichang jianzhu principal architect: yung ho chang project architect: wang yue project team: guo zhaowei, xing dawei, chen cheng ta, wu xia building area: 1298.5 sq. meters design scope: 1st floor dinning area design period: 2011-2012 construction period: 2012

  • Refined and restrained design. Love the garden with the mist. Thanks for this posting.

    Airborne says:
  • The HVAC design co-ordination and detailing is a little disappointing.

    idle_crane says:
  • lots to like about this site.

    jTr says:
  • very good, impressive!

    CT says:

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