Yuyuan Road 541, Shanghai
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Shanghai - shortlisted
Barraco / Q&A Architecture Design Research Shanghai, China 2017 Project description and credit Design : Q&A Architecture Design Research Design team : Gianmaria Quarta, Michele Armando, Gu Tao Client : Barraco Location (complete address) : 559 Fuxing Zhong Lu, Shanghai, China Built area : 85㎡ Completion (date) : September 2017 Photographer : Dirk Weiblen (http://dirkweiblen.com/) Project description: Designed by architecture office Q&A, Brazilian bar Barraco uses reclaimed materials, doors and windows from demolished buildings in Shanghai and as-found objects to stage the informal, messy and colorful atmosphere of tropical cities. The neutral tones of bare concrete, wood and white gravel on the floor and walls serve as a background for the controlled chaos of plants, lights and hanging swings on the ceiling, which projects itself from inside to outside and towards the street.