PVCConstruct is a cultural project without any commercial interest. It was born to illustrate the many ways in which Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) can enhance our daily lives.
Located in Beijing, Lucky Bar was originally a ramen shop that has been adapted into a BBQ bar by the Chinese architects of Robot3. With a total area of only 52 square-metres, excluding the kitchen, the project features narrow spaces, a limited budget and a simple plan.
The selection of a few uncommon materials like galvanised iron plates, PVC curtains and paint results in a metallic hut that acts as a psychological switch and with a metaphorical meaning of “soft metal is the power to guard out nature.”
An informal dining position has been chosen, similar to the squatting one used in picnics. This generates a relaxing and intimate atmosphere that permits the diners to see the usually-neglected low dimension of the world.