Isaac Wilhelm

Isaac Wilhelm

Los Angeles, CA, US


Mangrove Resort Hangzhou_Resort & Façade Design

Hangzhou is known for its rich cultural history and traditional teaism ideology.  Translating the key features of the region into architectural design, two schemes for the resort’s hotel towers façade were simultaneously conceptualized.  Various architectural styles, from common village homes to Imperial palaces, were analyzed in depth for the development of resort facilities.  Traditional order and components were reinterpreted into a Chinese-contemporary design, allowing guests to feel as though their modern world has been transported back into the Song Dynasty.


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Status: Unbuilt
Location: Hangzhou, CN
My Role: Design Director