Great Wall Tea / Marianne Amodio Architecture Studio

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Architects: Marianne Amodio Architecture Studio
Location: River Market at Westminster Quay, BC,
Client: Great Wall Tea Co.
General contractor: Woodworks Custom Developments
Project area: 155 sqm
Project year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Marianne Amodio Architecture Studio

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A bartender and an actress/singer/tea enthusiast get together to open up a tea shop. They have one long skinny space and one big tall wall. A staggered array of 568 standard tea containers are magnetized to create tea storage, signage and an ever changing display of imagery.

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It also lends the tea shop their name: Great Wall Tea Company. The long linear walnut counter is designed as a nod to the bar, where patrons lounge, sip and socialize.

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Cite: "Great Wall Tea / Marianne Amodio Architecture Studio" 26 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 18 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=114057>

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