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Where architectural and structural elements were uncovered, retained, and exposed from previous renovations, others served as inspiration for modern elements: new tiles take inspiration from 1800s colors and patterns used throughout the building while a remnant of Victorian wallpaper serves as the inspiration for proposed future ironwork.
The walls are painted a pale dove grey and the floors are covered in large neutral-toned tiles, creating a backdrop for an ever-changing decoration of tiles as the stock changes. The serving counter positioned under an arch in the centre of the space is clad in the same neutral tiles so as not to distract from the products.
A single module in each houses all of the necessary facilities including a bed, office, bathroom, kitchenette and storage space. In addition, a pair of double-height duplex units accommodate two of the modules, stacked one above the other, with the higher box resting on a structural beam that crosses the space.
All materials are solid to give a sense of permanence and consistency. Ageing element is actually kept in account as an added value in recognizing the beauty of the signs of times on a solid surface. Material board was made by looking at typical fisherman house where like a patchwork a variety of textures and materials are assembled together.