The M.Y.Lab Wood Workshop is located on the first floor of a warehouse, which used to be the Dongfeng Sofa Factory in Changning District, Shanghai. Adjacent to the warehouse, it is stood a new-built 150? attached room, forming a triangle lacunain-between. The task is to refurbish the 300? one-storey warehouse into a two-storey commercial space, which is to be operated as a wood crafting learning centre.
What left the most impression in the site on the first visit was, instead of the space itself, the overground separated from the old warehouse by just the warehouse’s…