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Hotel Mapp / JYCArchitect + DCDAssociates

This 21-room hotel was designed mainly for backpackers. The unusually wide street frontage of this small site allows for a broad, welcoming facade.

© TCJ SPACE PHOTO

Architects: JYCArchitect, DCDAssociates

Location: Xitun Dist., Taichung City, Taiwan

Client: Xiti Development

Area: 1260.0 m2

Project Year: 2016

Photographs: TCJ SPACE PHOTO

© TCJ SPACE PHOTO

This 21-room hotel was designed mainly for backpackers. The unusually wide street frontage of this small site allows for a broad, welcoming facade.

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Main lobby where a grand stairway leads to the restaurant on the second floor and to the upper guest room floors via an elevator.
© TCJ SPACE PHOTO

The mapping of a traveler?s journey through a city is the main theme of the hotel. City maps are transformed into mosaic wall and ceiling murals to represent the main theme, while the other areas are kept simple. The effect is to offer travelers a bright and relaxing stopping point.

© TCJ SPACE PHOTO

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Arcade under cantilevered floor above

An outdoor stairway also reaches the restaurant directly for non-guest customers. Typical guest room floors are from third to fifth levels and the sixth and seventh levels are stepped up to create terraces for bigger units. In the basement is a multi-functi...
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