Beijing – Born from a popular Chinese company that sells healthy meals via mobile, Green Option Food Court is the newest addition to a multifunctional building that also houses a spa and yoga centre, clubhouse and office in Beijing. The dining space speaks to wellness-savvy diners on two levels: First, it equates the term ‘food court’ with salads and healthy foods instead of fried-everything and burgers. Second, its design provides an attentive user experience often forsaken in the communal dining areas for convenience and speed.
Ramoprimo, a Beijing-based architectural design practice founded by Italian architects, was briefed to express the client’s sophisticated yet informal ethos through an enticing dining space. The company sought a gathering post that would help young Chinese customers detach from the hustle and bustle of urban life while eating. The resulting restaurant is like a spatial shot of green juice, marrying the promise of healthy food and meditative spatial hypnosis in one go.