Seth Powers Photography

Seth Powers Photography

Shanghai, CN


InterContinental Hotel Guangzhou

A landmark port for traders to sail through the Pearl River Delta, trading commodities sets the design inspiration for InterContinental Guangzhou.

Anchoring the lobby space, several semi-private timber framed pods sit randomly yet purposefully on a raised platform in front of a 3-story feature wall made entirely from undulating wooden slats that form familiar vessel shapes.

The specialty steak restaurant Char, is a reinterpretation of a rustic southern steakhouse with interiors of classic cowboy elements and feature walls made from a mosaic of cowhide panels.

The melding of Guangzhou's rich tapestry, heritage and business culture formed the basis for the nautical interior concept of InterCon Pazhou.

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Status: Built
Location: Guangzhou, CN
Firm Role: Photography
Additional Credits: Interior Design: LTW Designworks