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An Ink Painting-like Project of Lingnan by Zheng Xiang Decoration Design


“The scenery is as beautiful as a painting; mountains far away are mirrored on the water as if they are very close .” Surrounded by the beautiful natural landscape in the historical town of Huanyao, the project features the characteristic local gables facing the street, where plain colors like black and white are harmoniously integrated in the architectural context. The shape of the gable draws the outline of the skyline of the town, becoming a cultural and poetic landscape.

Designed by: Dongguan Zheng Xiang Decoration Design Consulting Co. Ltd.

Chief designer: Wei Yihui

Photographer: Ouyang Yun

The design is inspired by the natural landscape formed from the local karst landform. Zheng Xiang Design makes the reflection of mountains in the green and clear water as the central axis of the interior design. In the meantime, the design elements in ancient Lingnan architecture are used in the entire space, making visitors feel like being in a Lingnan wonderland that appears in ink paintings.

At the entrance, the main materials are local common wood and stone, which are interspersed with each other. The rectangular wood are well arranged in a row, acting as a partition without blocking out the extensive view, and forming a contrast between toughness and softness by its match with the geometrical rough stone surface. The central winding spiral staircases, together with the wooden struc