官也街 Rua do Cunha Macau Hotpot（国贸店）
央视大楼下的 官也街 (Rua da Cunha)
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初识官也街大概是十年以前, 在我们北京工作室附近，依稀记得大概是一个不大的门面，材质已经记不清楚了。当时豆捞火锅盛行的年代，一家名不见经传的澳门火锅小店，并不惹眼。 餐厅味道很好但价格却不贵，慢慢的我们就成为了餐厅的老主顾，几年后从门口经过突然发现它吃掉了隔壁的门面，当然我们并不了解在这几年里他们做了哪些努力。直到一天店老板Frankie找到我们，并委托我们帮他设计一家新的分店，位于北京央视大楼正对面的CBD位置。
The first time I met Rue de Cunda was about ten years ago, which was near our Beijng Studio. I vaguely remembered that it was a small door whose material was not quite clear to me. During that time, Macau hotpot was extremely popular. However, Rue de Cunda with little fame was not conspicuous. The taste was delicious but the price was not expensive, and slowly we became the regular customers. A few years later, when we walked through the restaurant and found that it had merged the store beside it. Of course, we do not know what they have done in the last few years. Until one day, Frankie, the owner of Rue de Cunda, found us and commissioned us to help him design a new branch store, which was located in Beijing CBD.
Our roles changed from the restaurant's customers to the designers of Rue de Cunda. From then, we had acquired a deep understanding of the Rue de Cunda Street. Our congenital advantages are the experiences and cultures of restaurants' development. The name of this brand was derived from a Macau Street “Rua da Cunha”, where Frankie grew up. This name represents the solicitude for hometown of Macao. No matter how far he walked, the taste of hometown will be very familiar and stubborn in his mind. Like a kite flying in the sky, one side combines the place thousand miles away and the other side always connects the home of deep memory.
也许我能够想到十年前Frankie创业时候的艰辛，无论是当年名不见经传的小店，还是今天名声远播的国贸餐厅, 官也街都一直追求着食物本身的味道。” 澳门食者民之本也“吃本身一直都是人最重要的事情，现代人对于温饱来说吃确实简单，但是要想吃出质量并非易事。
Maybe I can imagine the hardships that Frankie encountered when he started his business ten years ago. Rua da Cunha is keeping pursuing the original tastes of food whether in the past or at present. “Eating is the basis of Macau people.” Eating has been the most important thing of people. In nowadays, it is easy to have enough food, but it is hard to eat with high quality.
Rua da Cunda has achieved the best. Fresh seafood by air transportation, brilliant Australian beef and fresh vegetables from organic farms ensured the original taste of foods. The soup which has been boiled for more than eight hours makes it more perfect. When you drink the soup at the beginning, you will never regret this voyage. The Rua da Cunda restaurant seats the most prosperous place in Beijing CBD with the best landscape of East Third Ring. The french windows make you have a beautiful panoramic view of CCTV.
At the initial stage of our design, we determined to use glass curtain landscape area as the breakthrough point. By using the original subsidence space to create a Miniature Theater, from the lowest point (french windows) to highest point (interior space), which forms three levels, at the same time, each one could appreciate fine scenery. The rest space of this restaurant is more private, which are suitably used as compartments. Meanwhile, it can improve the efficiency of the whole space. We mainly used the logs, other natural materials and the most primitive methods to create a rich spatial effect.
It is worth mentioning that the facade. The original red line is half curve, which will be bound to be planarization and cannot be combined with interior space. Since we changed the curve into a broken line, which makes plain facade variable and full of the sense of rhythm. At the same time, with the utilization of time and space conversion relationship, it virtually increases the restaurant display surface through extending the length of the facade. Of course, there were many difficulties in the process of construction, such as the difference between ground water grindstone and copper plate density, which made the ground black and insufficient flatness. Also, the size of the log was not consistent with the site size. And then there were the smallpox models that covered the fire sprinklers and so on. Sometimes, the problem is difficult to foresee, but it is also the charm of design. The emergencies can help us to gain the abilities on solving the problems and increasing our enthusiasm on design. Each project is a fresh task and each case is unique. We keep on learning and designing on the way forever.