Disney’s Wandering Moon Restaurant

LC_2701 F&B

In China’s classical age there lived a beautiful poet traveler named Wandering Moon. From her travels she brought home with her stories, music and artwork which she lovingly placed in her home. In time she opened her home to travelers as a tea house. As it grew in popularity she added dining rooms, each based on a place she had …

Shanghai Renewal Center

LC_2701 community initiative

The Renewal Center is dedicated to supporting non-governmental organizations in Shanghai. In May 2015 HDC collaborated with Foster + Partners to develop ideas for how to transform the Center’s space. “…The results are fantastic. It not only expands the space for our vital drop-in services, it helps us use our space more efficiently. And as a wonderful bonus, it’s just …

Makkan Restaurant

LC_2701 Multi-Purpose

Inspired by the memory of travel and food, this restaurant’s design stems from fusion of middle eastern and Chinese patterns. Applying the transformation of abstracted shaped of primary geometries the interior partition screens are designed to provide privacy in the dining niches. The core of the restaurant inspired by the cave carvings of the deserts of Xinjiang serves as a …

Odyssey School

LC_2701 Education

The school’s teaching philosophy is to provide expeditionary learning. Hyperform’s design proposal reflects the Odyssey School’s core values and ideas, envisioning the campus as a venue and landscape for adventure, focused on students’ health, artistic expression and social needs. Open air classrooms, performance stage, group circles, rich natural elements in the playground, synthetic art, a challenge course, sensory habitat garden, active wetlands, …

Shanghai Genesis Early Childhood Education Center

LC_2701 Education

The aim of the design is the creative transformation of the existing domestic architecture of the villas to provide an environment that is child focused – in equal parts stimulating, playful and nurturing. The verandas, balconies and terraces are harnessed into the making of a learning environment where children experience a seamless transition from classrooms to interior and exterior learning …

Hefei Golf Villas

LC_2701 Mixed-Use, residential

The central government of China in 2007 created Special Economic Zones to spur development and promote higher standard of living for Chinese in the outer provinces. Working with architects at Werkhart International, we designed a landscape that evokes an affluent Mediterranean lifestyle.

Zephyr Street Accessory Dwelling Unit

LC_2701 residential

In 2010 the City of Arvada, Colorado passed an ordinance allowing “Accessory Dwelling Units” (ADU’s) on residential properties. Shelley Cook’s ADU takes advantage of the property’s location near Arvada’s historic Olde Town, and her neighborhood’s New Urbanist planning principles. The unit was designed for maximum efficiency, convenience and comfort, with advantageous solar orientation and external shading, super-insulating structural insulated panel …

Suining Riverfront

LC_2701 Mixed-Use

Spanning 1.5 km, this waterfront recreation district serves as the primary cultural district of Suining, at prefecture in central Sichuan province. Drawing from the rich history of Suining, and its local mythology, we created seven districts, each defined in spirit and function by principles of Guanyin philosophy: Gathering; Wellness; Discovery; Harmony; Mercy; Learning; and Conservation. The architectural assemblies and material …

Taiwan Le Mans Racing Community Masterplan

LC_2701 Multi-Purpose

As the first international-standard Le Mans speedway in Taiwan, this resort town will create economic growth and social development opportunities for the country. To maximize the economic benefits, this resort community will include a variety of car-themed entertainment, cultural venues, business and commerce opportunities, as well as accommodations for tourist living ranging from serviced apartments to car camping.