Usual Studio

Usual Studio



Usual Studio|Rope Wave Office/Lin Jingrui

1. Basic Project Information: 

Project Name: Rope Wave Office

Location:  Shanghai,China

Site Area: 170 m2

Completion Date:  February 2016

Architect: Lin Jing-rui

Photographer: Tim Wu

Client: Ten-arch

2. Description:

The office area is only 170 square meters and it’s located at QSW Culture Center in Shanghai. Owner wants to create a working space at low budgets but innovative and attractive. In this office small-scale design team and startups can work together and share resources.

1.Sharing, Communicating, Creativity

The floor plan of two circle shapes streamlined in the open space shows the function and make the room usage more efficient. The original space below public staircases is too small to be used. According to the space conditions, now this space turn to be a reading and corporate culture display area.


2.Rope, Steel, Wood

Most materials in this office are natural materials, such as rope, steel and wood, which are lowprice and eco-friendly. In order to highlight the rope material possibility and natural material beauty, we use waving rope as the main design concept.


3.Waving rope cover beam-column system

Dynamic waving rope interface, like a new clothes for the space, cover the original beam-column system to make office more energetic. Rope weaving as a spatial partition, define the function of each space and produce small into large space experience. This office decorated with warm colors and elaborate lighting and furniture, trying to create a comfortable and friendly space.

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Status: Built
Location: Shanghai, CN
My Role: LIN Jingrui,WEN Hsin,CHEN Jia, WANG Kunhui