Bamboo’s Eatery

Company Minggu Design Studio
Lead DesignerJaco Pan
Project LinkView
Prize(s)3rd Place in Interior Design / Commercial
Entry Description

Bamboo’s Eatery, having three decks totally, faces the local street and it was constructed mainly by plain bamboos.Establishment is proximately civil engineering in folk, which is not subject to serious architecture yet. The emerged experience generating from the built space just placed such dissipation into the re-arranged spatial order.

In the main entrance,linear extension spreads alongside the facade, broken into lateral distributary and leads the way to the Tea Break Area. Tea seats were set alongside the bamboo fence to develop a continuous two-party space relation, thus composing the core function zone of Floor One - Garden Fence.

Tea Break on Floor Two approaches windows strategically. Side to the South was segmented into Tea Seats and Elevator Lobby by applying interweaving bamboo arrays horizontally and perpendicularly.

All rooms of Floor Three were free-running Teahouse. There stands a ‘thatched cottage’ architecture and its eaves hang down and bamboo windows are raised up from the inside


Minggu Design was founded by the pioneer architect and interior designer Jaco. Pan in 2007.

Jaco. Pan, Nanjing based architect, focuses on the motivation that design innovation creates for the present social progress and how the pioneering design provides protection and leading trends to human lifestyle, also concentrating on the practice using of what kind of role that the Chinese traditional architecture culture heritage plays in contemporary society. Meanwhile, he assumes that Chinese architects shall practice design primarily on the cognition of knowing their territory and culture, and design is aesthetic science turning to research human and nature. In decades of design journey from architecture to interior, he’s been struggling to explore the essence in nature throughout with his notable philosophy that the combination of Chinese style nature and its people is spiritual code existing anywhere. For the common viewpoint rooted in most of architects’ mind that design from external world excels ourselves certainly, however, he always highlights ‘no design without appropriate research.’

Awards and Prize

American Architecture Prize-Firm of the Year Award,2017
FX International Interior Design Award,2017
Red Dot Award,2017
IF Design Award,2017
Shortlisted in World Architecture Festival and Awards, WAF 2017
Shortlisted in INSIDE World Festival of Interiors 2017
2017 Taiwan Interior Design Award
11th Perspective 40 Under 40 Forum & Awards
2017 Andrew Martin Design Awards
London Design Award-Gold Prize,2017
A’ Design Award & Competition 2016-2017 Three Gold Prizes in Architecture & Interior
10th Annual IDA Awards in Architecture and Interior Design Category: Silver, Bronze and Honourable Mention
2016 JCD Design Award World Top100 and Silver