CHANOYU BOUTIQUE HOTEL
TYPE BOUTIQUE HOTEL
PROJECT SCHOOL PROJECT
Chanoyu or Japanese Tea Ceremony was being used as a major concept on this hotel project. Chanoyu is a Japanese cultural activity of matcha presentation. The activity was performed in order to greeting and welcoming. In the activity every guests alway show their respect to a hosts. From the history of the activity, everybody who were participating the ceremony will show respect as they were equal, without thinking of social classes. In conclusion, the concept keywords that were chosen are respect, equality, and purity.
From the keyword "Equality", it was translated into grid system where every sides are equal. Firstly, The interior space was drawn with a grid table. Then take-in and take-out units into the grid system to create negative and positive spaces.
The hotel consisted with vary activities to serve customers who are Japanese culturative obessions, for example matcha spa and tea ceremony. The material and furniture selections are made of bamboo and low-rise furniture type to emphasize the characters of Japanese culture.