Restaurant Development & Design

MAR-APR 2018.

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5 0 • r e s t a u r a n t d e v e l o p m e n t + d e s i g n • M A R C H / A P R I L 2 0 1 8 IIDA Global Excellence Awards Announced T he 8th annual International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Global Excellence Awards had two winners in the Restau- rants, Lounges and Bars category, both in China. Setsugekka Japanese Cuisine in Changchun was recognized in the Restaurants, Lounges and Bars category and the project's design firm, Shanghai Hip-Pop Architectural Decoration Design Co., Ltd., was awarded Best in Competi- tion for the design. "The collection of superlative international design projects submit- ted this year provided a great deal of competition for the Best in Competi- tion Global Excellence Award selection. However, Shanghai Hip-Pop Architec- tural Decoration Design Co., Ltd., stood out among the rest," says IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP. "The representa- tion of the various seasons and extensive layering throughout the space made this project simply unforgettable." Anti-Domino No. 02 – Wood Moun- tain, in Chongqing, China, designed by Daipu Architects of Beijing, was also named a winner in the Restaurant, Lounges and Bars category. Projects were reviewed by a panel of design professionals, including Malcolm Berg, IIDA, president and design direc- tor, EoA, Inc.; Stephanie Cardinal, president, humà design + architecture; Danielle Fox, principal designer, Rodrigo Vargas Design; Johannes Lampela, direc- tor of design, Designworks LA, a BMW Group Company; and Geno Yun, AIA, LEED AP, principal, ELS Architecture and Urban Design. At Setsugekka Japanese Cuisine, washes of blue, yellow and pink light respresnt winter, fall and spring. This approach represents "setsu getsu ka" or snow, moon, flowers," a long- standing theme in Japanese art. Images courtesy of the winning firms

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