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  7. Maximiliano Restaurant / FreelandBuck

Maximiliano Restaurant / FreelandBuck

  • 01:00 - 26 November, 2011
Maximiliano Restaurant / FreelandBuck
Maximiliano Restaurant / FreelandBuck, © Nils Timms
© Nils Timms

© Nils Timms © Nils Timms © Nils Timms © Nils Timms +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Architects

    FreelandBuck
  • Client

    Andre, Fred, and Max Guerrero
  • Area

    2200.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

From the architect. Maximiliano is an Italian restaurant and pizzeria for chef Andre Guerrero that opened in October 2011 in Los Angeles. The 2,200 sqf tenant improvement is atmospherically distinct; a unique triangular dining area infused with color and evocative of the rich and refined menu.

Floor plan
Floor plan

A large mural on the large south wall creates a strong graphic and spatial identity, evoking the rhythmic yet varied shapes of Guerrero’s handmade pastas. The rhythm of embossed white stripes shifts from evenly parallel at the ceiling to randomly wavy at the seats, giving a gravitational weight to the wall and infusing the space with vibrant color and pattern.

© Nils Timms
© Nils Timms

Descending over a door to the patio is a deep porous soffit that undulates over the bar, filtering natural and artificial light and housing the restaurants wine collection. The brightly painted slats animate the space with local and varied color intensities creating 3d optical effects as the viewer moves that recall the visual instability of 1970’s Op Art.

© Nils Timms
© Nils Timms

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Mohammad AlFaris · November 29, 2011

Maximiliano Restaurant / FreelandBuck http://t.co/ETOAmqFv #architecture

Matt Manner · November 29, 2011
Gosia Kung, AIA · November 29, 2011

Maximiliano is an Italian restaurant and pizzeria for chef Andre Guerrero that opened in October 2011 in Los Angeles. http://t.co/QINxcMln

FreelandBuck · November 28, 2011

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Studio EM · November 27, 2011

Anyone else put off this restaurant design by the green "glow", I really don&#39t like the effect it has. http://t.co/cLX1jL3K #interiordesign

Brigitte · November 27, 2011

RT @ArchDaily Maximiliano Restaurant / FreelandBuck http://t.co/mchIuNWe #architecture

lewis4D · November 27, 2011

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