YI+MU's extensive renovation project at the Blue Lake-Lakeside Teahouse endured the challenging period of the pandemic, spanning from 2021 to 2023. Today, it stands proudly revealed to the public and has earned its reputation as one of the top-ranked teahouses on social media platforms
This project is for a place to celebrate life with family. To build a space of leisure, a flexible one that
can host grand family events but also informal gatherings. We had a big challenge: sort out these
different stages on a single architectural plant.
The task that faced Andrew Wallace Architects, a studio situated in Manchester, was to infuse renewed vitality into this fragmented building, converting it into a contemporary residence all the while conserving its historical essence.