Saboc Restaurant / Ventura Studio + Adam Bresnick

Saboc Restaurant / Ventura Studio + Adam Bresnick

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Barcelona, Spain
  • Construction:Litecon
  • Design Team:Antonio Romeo Donlo, Miguel Peña
  • Architects In Charge:Juan Carlos Fernandez, Reyes Castellano y Adam Bresnick
  • City:Barcelona
  • Country:Spain
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Text description provided by the architects. The restaurant is on a prominent corner facing the recently restored Born Cultural Center, the old Mercat del Born.

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The food is based on four types of cooking and is the protagonist, while the architectural intervention is a discreet and a fitting backdrop.

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The space has been stripped and the original brick and ashlar stone exposed. The former is painted a warm grey to create a more uniform container.

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The floor uses an encaustic tile typical of the 19th century, with a play of grey hexagons that recall the paving of the Passeig de Gracia. It gives character to the space.

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The fixed elements are birch plywood, stained a light white to soften the whole. Indirect lighting and the warm grey upholstery creates a cozy ambience.

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The furniture is of Nordic influence, with soft lines and noble materials that stand out; an ochre fabric adds a contrast to the restaurant.

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Address:El Born, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

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Cite: "Saboc Restaurant / Ventura Studio + Adam Bresnick" [Saboc / Ventura Estudio + Adam Bresnick] 23 Jun 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/919525/saboc-ventura-studio-plus-adam-bresnick> ISSN 0719-8884

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