The Basic intention of interior design was to create a space, free from “sports fans” stereotypes, a space open for all kind of sports enthusiasts. The space-identity is highlighted with elements such as Wardrobe Lockers which refer to locker rooms, and also with wall decorations composed of quotes and figure sketches of major athletes, illustrated with the stencil technique.
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Using the significant ceiling height to its advantage, spatial depth and use of light was carefully planned. The open kitchen and bakery enticed customers with the smell of fresh baked goods and lively atmosphere. The floor plan went through numerous layouts to maintain visual interest, maximize seating count, and support operational function.
Similarly to the Company’s five previous outposts across Tokyo, the interior design is by local practice Schemata Architects, and is marked by an understated palette. Tuff stone is paired with timber, creating a oasis of serenity within an exceptionally busy environment. A hollow-square shaped service station is placed at the very centre, opposite an elongated bar with stools.
The dynamic “skin”, all of 25,992 black cylindrical conduits grafted into CNC’d aluminum composite box panels with acupuncture-like precision shares a peaceful co-existence with its neighbors, its presence gradually unveiled as one meanders through the narrow by-lanes of the historical urban fabric.
The translucent exterior – made from a combination of aluminum and polycarbonate – was developed to reference a greenhouse. The temporary structure employs straightforward techniques for set up and taking down, this element combined with its lightweight material allows for it to be reinstalled at a diverse range of locations.