Ivan Cheng-Hilton Hangzhou Qiandao Lake Resort Hotel

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(Excerpt) Interview with Ivan Cheng : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Ivan Cheng : According to investigations of local industries, culture and tourism destination characteristics, there is no international business hotel in this area, while there is the visible distinction between high and low seasons. Therefore we offer our suggestions: in terms of the function, the hotel design should incorporate both resort and business functions to meet the needs of different residents; in terms of the style, the design should adopt diversified approaches integrating both of client's corporate culture and local culture. Such design achieves consensus between the client and hotel management company. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Ivan Cheng : The design should reflect both of client's corporate culture and local human culture to build the international hotel with local characteristics. The design should meet the business residents' needs. The design should highlight the resort theme and incorporate the Chinese element. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Ivan Cheng : Design more and more good works. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Ivan Cheng : About 5 months. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Ivan Cheng : This design was commissioned .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Ivan Cheng : Yes, my design is being produced by our client. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Ivan Cheng : For the Qiandao lake water and local culture. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Ivan Cheng : In terms of function. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Ivan Cheng : Tourist. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Ivan Cheng : The hotel design features diversified styles and functions which coincide with local characteristics and meet the needs of different people to create the sustainable natural space. To achieve harmony of the entire hotel design, it particularly adds the interior decoration of Arts Corridor integrated with the lake view, combining both Chinese and western cultures to reveal the poetic cultural aura. It now becomes one symbolic hotel on Qiandao Lakeside. The special designs reveal themselves throughout the hotel: the magnificent lobby contrasts strongly with the ordinary resort hotel appearance, rendering the dramatic shock meanwhile integrating views outside the glass to create an amazing effect. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Ivan Cheng : Hilton Hangzhou Qiandao Lake Resort is named by our client. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Ivan Cheng : Investigate and analysis. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your desi.[ End of Excerpt: Read complete interview with Ivan Cheng on Hilton Hangzhou Qiandao Lake Resort Hotel at design-interviews.com ]

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