AD Round Up: Restaurants Part I

AD Round Up: Restaurants Part I

New week, new Round Up. And today, we bring you our first selection of previously featured restaurants on ArchDaily. Because everyone needs a nice place to have a nice dinner with your wife once in a while.

Nazca Restaurant / Giancarlo Mazzanti The project is located on the new T zone in Bogota, Colombia. The program is divided in two zone: snacks, bar and VIP on the 2nd floor, dining and kitchen on the first floor. The project looks to enhace the relation with street level, by overlooking pedestrians from a big stair on the entrance, to sit and watch. Through this stair you arrive to the second floor, and after passing through the terrace you enter the bar area. From there, you go down one level onto a more protected and intimate space, on which is the main dining area which opens to an inner patio (read more…)

Theodore – Cafe Bistro / SO Architecture The Theodore Café Bistro is a place of culture. It is a café restaurant that exudes a culinair atmosphere, while leaning on an Israeli cultural foundation that was created during the last 60 years, Exhibits in Literature, song, art and architecture on display are shown on the shelves, it allows one to dine while staying in very special atmosphere. The rich and special space of the place is created by an architectural inspection of the concept of the architectural section. The project offers an attempt at the thought of architectural section as a building stone to spatial formation (read more…)

Sheet Lightning Cafeteria / Die Baupiloten The Baupiloten have constructed a new cafeteria within the framework of a new master plan for the remodeling of the TU Berlin’s main building. The cafeteria connects two courtyards located within the listed 19th century building and provides them with a new function. The cafeteria’s distinctive luminous ceiling is already visible from the university’s foyer and through the windows of the inner courtyards. For the construction of the cafeteria, the building between the two courtyards had to be completely gutted and the circulation reorganized (read more…)

Rosso Restaurant / SO Architecture The Rosso restaurant is situated in Ramat Yishay, a town in the valley of Yezre-el in the Northern part if Israel. The brief seeks to enlarge the existing restaurant space (also designed by SO Architecture) into a back room with proportion of five to two that should allow the arrangement of intimate functions and parties, as well as being integrated as part of the restaurant. The green hill around the place influenced the design of the place. The planning seeks to explore – How to give to the restaurant space the feeling of its surrounding (read more…)

Donut Stop / Workr Inspired by mid-twentieth century American roadside architecture such as diners and coffee shops, the new Donut Stop, situated directly adjacent to a major freeway, emphasizes movement through its shape. Its soaring cantilevered roof and horizontal reveals lend the building a dynamic shape. On another level, and in a more sublime sense, the building was conceived as carved from the forces of nature such as wind, water and ice. The building rises up 25 feet to the East, facing the freeway and the East morning light, when a donut store is the busiest (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Restaurants Part I" 17 Mar 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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