Miracleland Hotel in Zhejiang, China by RIZARCH

A beautiful heritage

Project Specs

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非常感谢 瑞实·国际建筑设计有限公司 将项目授权gooood发行。
Appreciation towards RIZARCH for providing the following description:


KEY WORDS: The whole process of design and operation, localization innovation, oriental aesthetics, heritage
This project is an localization realization which was initiated, designed, invested, constructed, and operated by an architects’ team. The content of the design includes architecture, landscape, interior, and even customized furniture and lighting.



在MIRACLE LAND 迈岚精品酒店中,有一栋60多年历史的老木房子,虽然不是什么著名保护建筑,但是对于快速发展的浙北山村,这些老屋就是正在消失中的遗产,如果能够选择性的修护利用,就是留下了具有代表性的文化和历史印记。建筑师希望这个建筑改造后,既能看见过去,也能感受创新,并能够融入周边的环境。

In MIRACLE LAND boutique hotel, there is an old wooden house with a history of more than 60 years. Although it is not a famous conservation building, these old houses are disappearing heritage for the rapidly developing northern Zhejiang village. If they can be selectively renovated and utilized, they will leave a representative cultural and historical mark. Architect hope that after the renovation of this building, people can see the past, feel the innovation and integrate into the surrounding environment.

▼酒店夜景外观,night view of the hotel


江南雪屋 | Southern Snow House


Project is located in the Zhejiang mountains, more than 700 meters above sea level, with thick snow in winter, the natural environment is more like the alpine village. Therefore, when the roof was repaired, a 1:1 steep slope was adopted to adapt to the climate here. At the same time, they cut off the top of the roof ridge and lowered the height again to reduce the impact on the peripheral vision. In addition, it obtained a roof ridge maintenance channel, which can even be used for climbing to watch birds. At the end of the roof ridge is the fireplace chimney, in winter, people will light the fire, ready to meet the heaviest snow in south.

▼酒店雪景,屋面采用1:1的陡坡以适应气候,snow view of the hotel, a 1:1 steep slope is applied to the roof to adapt to the climate

▼屋面局部,斜屋面上开有天窗采光,partial view of the sloped roof with the skylight for natural light


老屋的尊严 | The Dignity of The Old House 


Architects take the old wooden house as a living life to transform, let him have dignity, so they try to make its structure become the real meaning of the structure and not just decoration. In the project, the entire wooden structure was elevated and the foundation was strengthened. The above-ground part is strengthened with new steel cage column, which supports the position of the coaxial line of the log structure, rather than building another one off the original axis, giving full play to the complementary structural and aesthetic advantages of steel and wood. In the interior, the secondary old wooden structure is retained as the fixed function of the partition wall as far as possible. The old house is like an old man who has gone through wind and rain. He has acquired a new pair of young bones and can take on a new mission.

▼酒店外观局部,partial exterior view of the hotel


The use of old wood, on the one hand to reduce the transport and waste of wood, on the other hand to reduce the use of adhesives and other chemicals. In addition to the replacement from repairing houses, all kinds of old wood were also added in the near the old timber market, due to the material use, such as: solid cedar wood railing, nice texture old cassia for lounge, red maple and white maple for table plate, moderate strains wood for making cabinet, old fir wood door for transformed to be new door, resistance to deformation resisting old elm for heat preservation of steel column, and so on. Although old wood has a lot of blemish and the difficulty on processing, but those natural chromatic aberration, the crack of time, function carve… Let a person feel the truth and story of wood.

▼室外泳池和泡池,享有景观视野,outdoor swimming pool and message pool with a good scenery view


天荒地老的爱,海枯石烂的墙 | Mark The Everlasting Love With The Sea Stone


Due to transportation difficulties, construction must be “low-carbon construction” from the beginning — local materials. Designers and workers digger out the stone s and classified them: large for landscape, medium for foundation, small for cushion, square shape for wall, circle shape for decoration. The circular stone excavated proves that the orogenic movement turned this place from river and sea into a big mountain. Architects choose fruity stone material, mixed them in the wall and masonry them to be window frame. By showing these everlasting stone when thousands years have passed to commemorate and bless the love.

▼酒店局部鸟瞰,掩映在周围环境的树林中,partial aerial view of the hotel that is shaded in the surrounding trees


The old wall had been cemented together with local stones and mud. After dozens of experiments with local workers, the designer finally strengthened the stone walls with a reliable cement mortar formula, and retained the original stone mechanism to the maximum. The stone feels like being buried in snow, making people feel warm.

▼酒店局部鸟瞰,用水泥砂浆配方加固老房子的石头墙,partial aerial view of the hotel, strengthening the stone walls with a cement mortar formula


灯具和家具 | Lighting And Furniture 


It is the ancient ginkgo trees with flying golden leaves that lead us to find this beautiful place. Therefore, in the design, the theme of ginkgo is integrated into lamps and furniture. I hope this luck can be transferred to every space. These hand-made copper lamps and furniture, with some unique curves, show the elegance and unrestrained art of the Oriental aesthetic.

▼酒店室内空间局部,partial interior view of the space in the hotel

▼下沉吧,the sunken bar

▼酒店室内局部,木制斜屋面与半透明玻璃外墙相结合,partial interior view, the wooden sloped roof combines with semi-transparent glass walls

▼客房局部,从一层通向二层卧室,partial interior view of the guest room, from the first floor to the second floor

▼客房卧室,bedroom of the guest room

▼总平面图,site plan

▼客房平面布置图,layout plan of the guest room

▼大堂剖面图,section of the lobby

项目设计 & 完成年份:2017年底
项目地址:安吉县天荒坪镇大溪村曹家坞45号 ,古银杏树下

Design year & Completion Year: the end of 2017
Leader Designer : Ian
Design Team: Jane Wang、Goole、Autumn 、Drem
Project location: Caojiawu, Tianliaoping Town, Anji County, 45, under the ancient ginkgo tree
Gross Built Area (square meters): 1000㎡
Photo credits: Ian
Brands / Products used in the projrct: Hotel designer’s original furniture and lamps


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