Taikoo Li, different inside and outside, do not have a hole in the sky. Lively and hustle and bustle, surrounded by order, clear steps, countless people here to find approval or win the focus, and more business combinations are scattered, only a wall, both in a wide range, and away from the rules, unique and cozy.
▼咖啡厅室内一览，overview of the cafe ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
The two seem to be conflicting magic, but in fact they complement each other. As time blends, they gradually become one and the same. In this state, it seems that they have realized the slogan that was set at the beginning of the opening of Taikoo Licheng in Chengdu. Like Pause coffee, the new store in Taikooli, between freedom and order and coziness, wants to take a cup of coffee to bring some different possibilities and experiences to this inclusive field of Taikoo.
▼立面细部（左）和外卖取货口（右），fecade details (left) and outdoor seating (right) ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
Restraint, style and distance
If you really want to set a new tone for the new store, then it is like the skateboarding teenagers in the youth community of Daci Temple, with a sense of negligence and coolness, and jump out of the impression of the neighboring community temperament, a step It is incomparably natural and casual to walk into the realm of Taikoo, and become restrained.
The black and gray colors enclose the space “shell”, and the internal silver and white high frequency appear, all of which reveals that Pause coffee has begun to try new styles – not a slap in the face, but a more textured look. It is a perfect blend with Taikoo Li.
▼黑色外壳包裹下的银色空间（左）和吧台窗口（右），silver space encased in a black shell (left) and the bar window(right) ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
▼咖啡厅内部空间，inside the cafe ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
Seeing and not seeing
▼咖啡厅结构拆分图，the explosive view ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
How to present relatively independent content in a limited space, and at the same time reflect the unique beauty of the design based on the equipment and the guests arriving at the store? – We hope to use the rich details presented in the space as the answer to this question. If you have a careful count, you will find that in the four-seat coffee shop in this space, the materials used are far more than four categories.
The 3-meter-long matte stainless steel folding window, while giving the space a unique degree of recognition, also becomes a window connecting the inside and the outside, so that the outer pendulum area is integrated with the inside. When the first time enters the interior of the space, the silver-plated steel elements in the room will wrap the ground and the work area, and the unique coolness of the metal material will spread through the space visually. In this big tone, the terrazzo joins. It makes this cool a bit more refined, making it a whole level.
▼室内一览，overview of the cafe ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
▼吧台后墙，the back wall ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
In addition, the use of brass shelves, wooden table boards, leather cushions and glass bricks under the bar, all reveals the careful consideration of different functional requirements in the design of materials.
▼木制桌板、皮质坐垫，the wooden table boards and leather cushions ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
Less is more
Some people may say: “pause coffee has changed.” It can be replaced with different dresses on different occasions. When pause arrives in Taikoo, it will also be dressed up for this field, but it is still pause, its softness is hidden in the cold bones. Underneath, only people who know it will find out. For example, under the simple and neat lines inside the space, the guest leaves a gentle arc curve; just as there is no strange glass brick under the bar, as the sky darkens, the soft light returns from the transparent brick. Silk overflows; as in the space that seems to be “ruled” by cool colors, orange is still the finishing touch, appearing in the door, outside and inside walls.
▼橙色元素，the orange elements ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
The pause is changed, it becomes more diverse and not limited. Pause takes root in Taikoo with its own unrestricted attitude, and also offers another lifestyle possibility for this high-end and exquisite social scene – a time of a cup of coffee, a false holiday.
▼平面图，plan ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
▼剖面图，sections ©形在建筑空间摄影 贺川
设计方：ATMOSPHERE 氣象建築 联系
项目设计 & 完成年份 2019年6月 & 2019年8月
主创: Tommy Yu
设计团队: Deniel Hwang ，Norma Lee ，Vivi Lee
面积: 12 sqm
Project name： PAUSE COFFEE
Project Complete: August 2019
Leader designer & Team：ATMOSPHERE ARCHITECTS
Design in charge: Tommy Yu
Space Design: Deniel Hwang, Norma Lee, Vivi Lee
Project location： Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li, Chengdu, China
Photo credits： Here Space Photography Chuan He