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  • Prize of the “Interior Design” section

KANE World Food Studio

București, România
Author: arch. Bogdan - Nicolae Ciocodeică / Bogdan Ciocodeică
Collaborators: David Maguet (concept restaurant), Kinga Tomos (identitate grafică), Christele Begoc (pictură perete), Atelier Ciprian Manda / 13x14 / OurDesign / Meșteshukar Butiq / Cristofaro Luce (mobilier și lumini personalizate)

Authors’ Comment

Located in an upcoming neighborhood of the city, the restaurant aims to be a landmark for the regeneration of the old distressed urban tissue. It’s approach is simple and clear, using natural materials and mixing them with the abundant greenery. Both architect and client agreed upon using design as a tool for reaching a particular atmosphere rather than aiming to enhance a certain type of image.
The space is designed as an urban oasis, a lush jungle enclosed in a concrete and steel frame. The green, vegetal component of the design comes to complete the concept of the restaurant, that serves a unique, exotic, round the world, fusion cuisine. The plants create a strong outdoor connection, at the same time defining a few private, secluded areas.
The materials used are raw, direct and uncomplicated. Concrete on the floor and the pillars, glazed ceramic tiles for the colored background layer, mirror on the walls and brass details all make up a perfect background for the marble and wooden furniture. The open plan space allowed for a layered and sequential perspective, that creates depth and consistence.

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