Renovation of Japanese Restaurant
Space surrounded in Nature
Site is located in one of new district in Rome where are full of government offices and apartments. The atmosphere of area is quite calm and grey tone as usual urban context. The existence spaces for restaurant is composted in three halls and one room. Visually two halls communicate well each other but the other hall and room are quite isolated by wall.
The aim of proposal is giving different spatial character in each area under one design concept, instead of being generallized. The restaurant is destinated for japanese cusin, which is a paticular character in Italy. Restaurant contains nature with people; moon, cloud, stars, wind, tree. and people. Besides,using oriental colour scheme and patterns the proposal aims to take oriental atmosphere in western urban context.
It is composed with 620 wooden cubes. Each cubes have different distance from the wall to generate fluid wall system. Scripting technology allows us to generates this fluid form. Lights are installed behind cubes. It represents night sky: moon behind clouds.
Program: Interior, Retail
Yeol Park, Francesco Schiavello