152 Wanchai Visual Archive 灣仔視集

2010-2011 | Wanchai, Hong Kong 香港灣仔
Team Lee Shu-fan, Hung Chi-tai, Li Jason, Ying MatthewClient ACTS GroupContractor HogoAREA 520smEnvironmental Graphics TrilinguaPhotography Steve Kwok Photographywww.visualarchive.hk
設計 李樹勳, 熊子泰, 李祟山, 應明達客戶 使徒集團施工 Hogo實用面積 520平米環境平面設計 叁語攝影 Steve Kwok Photographywww.visualarchive.hk
In stark contrast to rural living, dwelling in the heart of a city involves constant encounters of a city’s intricate layers. How does one convert a spent building, standing in the midst of some of the most interesting monuments in the historic Wanchai, into a modern comfort home for many while asserting itself a respectful member of the evolving neighborhood?
The remaking of the tenement building into The Archive not only promises a comfort home with modern amenities, but also attempts to transcend the mere physical into a space sprinkled with vibrant happenings that is the essence of urban living. Tenants and visitors alike, can contemplate the local history in the Wanchai Visual Archive while sipping a coffee, or discuss the local aesthetics re-interpreted into the building while admiring an artwork in the Gallery.
This co-existence of the old and the new once again reinforces the Hong Kong spirit of constant reinventions. The ubiquitous tenement building, once a collection of separate living quarters, has been given a new life as a collective hub of rigorous sharing of ideas, lifestyles, and culture.
相比起鄉村生活環境,城中的居所牽涉到很多錯綜複雜層面。怎樣才能將位於具有歷史價值、古蹟處處的灣仔的唐樓,轉化成一個現代化家居,而又能夠融入其成熟的鄰里環境當中?
把唐樓重塑成灣仔視集不只是為了提供一個現代化的舒適家居,更是要超越只是一般物理性的改變,所以應該在空間中注入一些有意義的事件,才是城市生活的精髓。租戶及訪客可以在裡面小呷咖啡的同時,能回想一下在灣仔的歷史,或當在展覽中欣賞作品,討論如何將本土美學重新演繹。
這個新舊交融的共存理念再度鞏固了在不斷重塑的香港精神。這隨處可見的唐樓被賦予了新生命,提供了一個平台讓人能認真地討論和分享彼此的理念、價值觀以及不同文化。
The Archive graphic system by trilingua