China dominates World Interior of the Year shortlist

( CNN) The World Interior of the Year shortlist has been announced, bringing together 2017 ‘s best designed inns, diners, places and retail gaps.

More than a third of the 78 finalists is available in Greater China, including 19 from the two sides of the strait, five members of Hong Kong and four from Taiwan.

Among the nominees are a co-working cavity in Shanghai, a minimalist Beijing comic accumulate and a shiny Japanese diner in the southern metropoli of Shenzhen. At least one Chinese interior was shortlisted in each of the award program’s nine categories, which include residential, business and public spaces.