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El Expendio de Maíz / Ludwig Godefroy Architecture

November 12, 2018 Pilar Caballero 0

The story of the expendio de maiz project started from a road trip between friends, those trips when we decide to leave Mexico city for a few days, to go the rural countryside, far from our trendy urban way of life in the capital, to those simple villages, non touristic ones, where we can enjoy simple food, simple moments of authentic mexican life, just watching the people living.

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An Interlude – NH 75 / Collage Architecture Studio

November 10, 2018 Pilar Caballero 0

Traditionally, in South India the word Darshini refers to a place that runs on the concept of ‘pay first, eat later’ Udupi style restaurants, which are similar to the fast food chains seen in the West. It was primarily intended to serve the rush hour crowd, and the dishes served were breakfast or snack items that require minimal fuss- both for the chef and the customer. A darshini set-up in Bangalore brings to mind steel tables jam-packed with customers standing around steaming plates of idli-vada, sipping a filter coffee and looking out onto the street which might just be inches away. Our clients approached us with a simple brief – “a darshini on the site along the highway in Hoskote”

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Bleecker Street / Junzi Kitchen

November 9, 2018 Martita Vial 0

The space is designed to embrace the all-time dynamic street life of Greenwich Village, which was once regarded as a paradigm of urban dwelling. Occupying a corner space with large windows stretching across the street-facing walls and an open panelized storefront folded on both sides, the dining room becomes an extension of the bustling street life outside. Flooded with natural light, the front dining room houses two communal tables at center, while birch banquette seating upholstered with light gray leather lines the back wall, accompanied by white marble tables atop mint green bases throughout the room. A bar counter at the back is tiled in mint green, with illuminated metal mesh hanging above, reflecting the street vibes of the neighborhood. The floor is primarily poured concrete that blurs the boundary between the street and the restaurant, accented by a silver-inlaid grey-and-white terrazzo tile rectangle, where the communal tables sit.

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AD Classics: Los Manantiales / Felix Candela

November 8, 2018 Michelle Miller 0

This article was originally published on April 14, 2014. To read the stories behind other celebrated architecture projects, visit our AD Classics section.

With the design for Los Manantiales, Felix Candela’s experimental form finding gave rise to an efficient, elegant, and enduring work of structural art. Comprised of four intersecting hypars, a strikingly thin roof surface creates a dramatic dining space. Built as Candela was establishing an international reputation as the foremost shell building, he demonstrated to the world his masterful combination of artistry and technical virtuoso.

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BAO MOCHI / Marat Mazur interior design

November 7, 2018 Rayen Sagredo 0

The name “BAO MOCHI” speaks for itself : at the restaurant you’ll be served with light steamed buns made of delicate wheat flour with various fillings inside as well as airy, chewy mochi cakes of unique Japanese rice flour.

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Kyrorty / PAUM design

October 31, 2018 Rayen Sagredo 0

The interior is based on several main ideas which end the refeccon and the embodiment in decoracve recepcons and the organizacon of space.

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Yu Fu Nan / Indoor Design

October 24, 2018 Collin Chen 0

Yufunan, rooted in Beijing Hutong, has seen its third chain store opened in Taikoo Li, Sanlitun, in the fourth year since its being established. Just like animals in migration, we’ve flooded into Taikoo Li, which is home to commerce. It is different from the Hutong-style way of life, so we’ve decided to evolve ourselves in a different designing thought.

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Baradari / Studio Lotus

October 23, 2018 Daniel Tapia 0

The Baradari at City Palace Jaipur in Rajasthan cites an insightful example of how design brings inherent value to a place where conventions on conservation and adaptive re-use are looked at through a fresh lens.

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United Place Botanic Gardens / Carr

October 22, 2018 Pilar Caballero 0

Architecture: United Places boutique hotel demonstrates an architectural response of intense refinement and precision having created 3 levels of hotel accommodation and two floors of restaurant working to a set of rigorous site constraints.

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Sunrise Garden Restaurant / M9 Design Studio

October 21, 2018 Pilar Caballero 0

Sunrise is located in the industrial suburb of Bangalore. This project was conceived using affordable materials and parts of an existing building to keep project costs down. We wanted to create a cozy environment for this family-owned business. To achieve this, we chose to use simple, muted materials such as wood and concrete, and added plenty of vegetation.

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Sierra Madre Taco House / Erbalunga estudio

October 12, 2018 Pilar Caballero 0

Sierra Madre is a Mexican Taco House located in the centre of Vigo. The scope for the project of the Mexican owners for the Restaurant was to bring the flavors and colours of Mexico to the design so customers could have a global and gastronomic experience.

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The Renovation of Dondon / FATTSTUDIO

October 9, 2018 Pilar Caballero 0

In the last decade, the Ari district used to be the hipster area in Bangkok which contains with good quality of coffee shops including with varieties cafés and restaurants in the old days. When the city has expanded, many firms and condominiums outgrew from the city center to relocate around the district. The companies came with numbers of working people that affected to demand around the area. From alternative cafés area transformed to the battlefield of restaurants which are competing for officers and the new high ground neighborhood.

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A Look Inside ‘Farmer J’, A New Restaurant And Cocktail Bar In London

September 27, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Focal Interior Photography   Australian based design studio Biasol, have recently completed Farmer J, a new restaurant in London. Biasol drew from the owner’s Israeli background and the food and architecture of Tel Aviv for inspiration. They used materials, colours and textures evocative of Israeli food and architecture to create a casual, unpretentious, and […]

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Sella Concept Have Designed The Piraña Bar And Restaurant In London

September 6, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Nicholas Worley   Sella Concept has recently completed the design and visual identity of Piraña, a South American-inspired bar and restaurant located in London, England.   Photography by Nicholas Worley Inside the restaurant and bar is a chef’s table, a curved bar, a banquette-lined platform, and a ‘secret’ snug with a private bar hatch. […]

Black String Was Used To Create A Suspended Ceiling In This Bistro

May 25, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by BoysPlayNice   mars.s architects have designed the interior of Lasagneria, an Italian lasagne bistro in Prague, that was once a grocery store.   One of the main design elements in the interior is a ceiling that’s been partially covered using black string. Photography by BoysPlayNice The semi-transparent suspended ceiling which forms an irregular web, […]

16 Photos Of An Amazingly Sculptural Wood Staircase Inside A Restaurant

May 2, 2018 Erin 0

  Left photo by Alex Haw, top right photo by Phil Watson, bottom right photo by Duncan Smith   London-based art, architecture, and design practice Atmos, have recently completed a sculptural wood spiral staircase that’s the centerpiece for the 3-storey HIDE restaurant in London.   Photography by Alex Haw The centrepiece staircase, created by Polish design […]

This New Restaurant And Cafe Is Located Inside An Old School Building In Shanghai

April 20, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Coordination Asia   Coordination Asia have recently completed their latest collaboration with Gaga restaurants and cafés, that’s housed inside a historic villa in the heart of Shanghai, China. Built in the late 19th century, the villa was once a Christian girls’ school, however it is now a bright and welcoming cafe and restaurant, spread […]

The CAMPO Modern Grill Was Designed With Hand-Laid Black Pebble Accent Walls

March 5, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by PION Basia Kuligowska, Przemyslaw Nieciecki   BUCK.STUDIO have designed CAMPO Modern Grill, a restaurant in Wroclaw, Poland, with South American accents.   The restaurant features an open plan dining room, with dark colors and natural materials, like wood, leather and stone. Photography by PION Basia Kuligowska, Przemyslaw Nieciecki On one side of the dining room […]

Tortillas Are The Main Design Inspiration For The El Califa Taqueria In Mexico City

February 27, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by Camila Cossio   Esrawe Studio have recently completed the interior design and branding for El Califa Taqueria, a modern restaurant in Mexico City.   Photography by Camila Cossio Inspired by the shape of a tortilla and its geometric translation to the circle, as well as in its repetition, partition and variants, the designers created an interior […]