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Comunale Restaurant / Aleksandar D. Rodic

Comunale Restaurant / Aleksandar D. Rodic
© Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic
© Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic

Architect: Aleksandar D. Rodic Location: Belgrade, Serbia Area: 560 sqm Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Ana Kostic, Marko Todorovic

© Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic © Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic © Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic © Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic + 34

Once warehouse with six meters ceiling height and construction grid defined by concrete columns of 5.5 meters span, the place was converted into new gathering place of Italian cuisine’s lovers. As the name suggests, seating is organized with massive communal tables, made of steel, positioned both on ground floor and gallery, with wooden benches and bar stools. Focal point is bar counter, tile covered, where guests can observe the preparation of antipasto.

© Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic
© Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic

More natural light was gained by opening of the front with three huge collapsible windows.

© Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic
© Ana Kostic and Marko Todorovic

Simple palette of materials: concrete, steel and teak wood and colours in a range of anthracite, light grey and warm brown form a frame for casual eatery that transforms into disco lounge by weekend’s nights.

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "Comunale Restaurant / Aleksandar D. Rodic" 23 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/91171/comunale-restaurant-aleksandar-d-rodic/> ISSN 0719-8884
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