On an area of app 400 meters including isles where 5 million people pass every year, 240 seats in the shape of eight waves give a natural, free and easy place to stop and take a breath. The new design of the area slows down the pace and make passengers at ease, to the joy of the surrounding stores and Food & Beverage.
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A new insertion conceptualizes the kitchen at a more vernacular scale, with custom joinery and lighting features filling the surrounding space; Techne designed elements include rope-strung benches that reflect traditional Mexican craft, pendant lights based around Acapulco chairs and a counter that uses patternation found in the original features of the heritage building.
A dark-tinted mirror mimicking the shape of the track was positioned directly above and brightly coloured garments were suspended around the perimeter like a row of spectators. Entitled The Track, this installation was the second of three zones designed by Studio-at-Large for the Nike Free launch event.
The orbs were blown to include randomly placed cavities large enough for small plants and lighting fixtures. Small white planters float amongst the orbs, as if they have escaped from the confines of glass. Underneath, benches and stools made from reclaimed wood with white steel legs are decorated with painted table markers and mason jars.