Modern Chinese Tea House Is an Elegant Oasis That Merges Past and Present

contemporary chinese tea house shanghaiThe architects of Atelier Deshaus have transformed a small, unusable space between office buildings in Shanghai into a tranquil oasis. Their modern Chinese tea house is tiny, at just 130 square feet, but feels spacious due to clever design choices.

Located in a small garden with a paulownia tree as the focal point, the tea house spruces up a dead space between the stairwells of adjoining offices. By placing the structure strategically, it gives purpose to the space without invading it.

Large open windows grant a vista onto the garden and the impressive paulownia, which stands sculpturally in a central location. The clean lines and minimal design are a modern twist on classic tea house architecture.

Through their ingenuity, the firm has created a tranquil oasis, rendering the shabby garden into an area perfect for a tea break.

contemporary chinese tea house shanghai
contemporary chinese tea house shanghai
modern chinese tea house architecture atelier deshaus
contemporary chinese tea house shanghai
modern chinese tea house architecture atelier deshaus
modern chinese tea house architecture atelier deshaus
modern chinese tea house architecture atelier deshaus
modern chinese tea house architecture atelier deshaus

Atelier Deshaus: Website 
h/t: [Archdaily]

All images via Tian Fangfang.

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