Authors’ CommentDeschis Gastrobar is a unique rooftop bar in the city of Bucharest. It is placed on top of an old industrial building that has been converted into a center for creative industries. It works as a a panoramic rooftop bar and a public events area that caters to the neighborhood’s leisure needs but also to the needs of the various creative businesses hosted in the same building. The rooftop’s design concept is built upon three distinctive features: (1) unique urban context with panoramic views over the surounding neighborhood and Dâmbovița river, (2) the industrial heritage of the former cotton factory, (3) synergies and integration between the local and creative communities. Some of the design’s highlights are: the social movie layout, the industrial silhouette of the roofing and the Dudeney Table, a multifunctional social table based on a Henry Dudeney mathematician’s geometric puzzle.
Jury CommentThe project managed to revitalize an old industrial building and get the public to use the open terrace in a very open way.