The new important intervention by Citic Group is a residential complex of 1000 apartments and villas on the route connecting Shenzen to Dongguan. Area-17 designed the interiors of the showroom-villa and apartments, as well as the sale center.
Area-17 designed the Ellai stand for Kitchen & Bath China 2016, which opened at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre on July 1st, 2016. Fully in line with the brand’s motto – Live life –, Ellai Booth is inspired by the idea of the visit as a discovery.
Following the success of the Naknor project, Hebei Good Hope Cape Logistics Co. LTD Group from Xingtai, south of Beijing, asked Area-17 to design its international logistic center, which serves the whole region.
On April 2016, the first Dispensa Emilia restaurant designed by Area-17 opened in an exceptional location: Il Centro, a brand new shopping mall built on the area of the former Alfa Romeo factory and one of the biggest malls in Europe.
Officine Panerai opened a new boutique in the trendiest and most dynamic Asian fashion capital, Seul. Area-17 oversaw the construction works for the boutique acting as the project manager for the famous luxury Italian brand.
On April 2016, the 12th edition of LPS - Luxury Property Showcase took place in Beijing. The leading show in the luxury real estate business made clients browse among prestigious properties in the most exclusive international destinations. Area-17 participated in the event with a talk on the role of design in enhancing the quality of life in luxury residential architecture.
Area-17 was invited to submit a proposal for the image of a new boardwalk connecting two buildings of the Ferrari factory in Maranello. The proposal aims to aesthetically qualify a space of high visibility through a design that evokes the brand’s values, hinting to innovation, technology, and Italian character.
Villa Rita is a charming three story house in the historic downtown area of Cuenca, completely renovated by Area-17. The allure of the building remains intact thanks to a design in which the new and the old coexist in a harmonious and placid way.