linehouse fashions prohibition era tribeca gastro-pub in shanghai
linehouse fashions prohibition era tribeca gastro-pub in shanghai linehouse fashions prohibition era tribeca gastro-pub in shanghai
aug 24, 2015

linehouse fashions prohibition era tribeca gastro-pub in shanghai

linehouse fashions prohibition era tribeca gastro-pub in shanghai
all images courtesy of dirk weiblen




located on a tree lined street in shanghai’s jing’an district is ‘tribeca’, a new york style gastro-pub designed by local studio linehouse. the space is both playful and gritty, with plentiful references and elements drawing from prohibition era NYC.

shadowless bulbs enclose the interior




linehouse wanted to create a strong aesthetic for the restaurant. the interior was gutted upon commission, and repacked with elements including a perimeter of shadowless bulbs and various mirror and bronze insertions that evoke a sense of voyeurism and festivity.

view of ‘tribeca’ from terrace




concrete walls are clad with a series of graphical drawings like dancing feet, drunk hats, copious amounts of cigarette smoke, and of course, a couple of bare knuckle brawlers. the interior and exterior collide at the front entrance, where a small amount of outdoor tables await guests.

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playful illustrations adorn raw concrete walls

the bar is composed of stacked wood logs

white paint creates a clear distinction between the old (above lights) and the new (below)

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bar and table leaners

bronze and mirrored panels reflect festive lighting and scenes

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a black metal and bronze shelving unit is suspended above the bar

illustration were done by kevin lunsong, sui yao, and sam chong

linehouse tribeca gastro-pub shanghai china designboom
‘tribeca’ in jing’an district, shanghai, china



project info:


year of completion: 2015
architect: linehouse design
area: 125m2 (excluding terrace)
address: 966 wuding road, jing’an, shanghai
photographer: dirk weiblen
logo: tu nga nguyên
wall graphics: kevin lunsong, sui yao, sam chong



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