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Greater Goods Coffee / Michael Hsu Office of Architecture

  • 12:00 - 14 October, 2018
Greater Goods Coffee / Michael Hsu Office of Architecture
Greater Goods Coffee / Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, © Chase Daniel
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    Franklin Alan
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    Drophouse Design
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Text description provided by the architects. Greater Goods is an adaptive reuse project, converting an existing automotive warehouse into a modern café, roastery, and training facility located in East Austin. We sought to preserve the existing steel structure and use the gabled profile of the trusses to vault the roof.

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 Translucent polycarbonate panels along the north wall and skylight allow for natural light to fill the coffee shop. The design behind the space revolved around a central bar which allows patrons to experience any side of the café. By elevating and breaking up the bar into smaller volumes, it encourages interaction between the guests and baristas.

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Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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A gabled seating niche in the back is framed with a steel window for visibility into the roaster. The rich material palette contrasted with the character of the original building create a truly unique experience.

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Cite: "Greater Goods Coffee / Michael Hsu Office of Architecture" 14 Oct 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/903745/greater-goods-coffee-michael-hsu-office-of-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Greater Goods 咖啡馆 / Michael Hsu Office of Architecture

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