kengo kuma adorns yakitori bar with an assortment of colored cables kengo kuma adorns yakitori bar with an assortment of colored cables
apr 19, 2015

kengo kuma adorns yakitori bar with an assortment of colored cables

kengo kuma adorns yakitori bar with an assortment of colored cables
image © erieta attali

 

 

 

in kichijoji, a suburban town outside of tokyo, kengo kuma and associates have completed a restaurant and bar adorned with a variety of colored cables. the small venue is located on harmonica yokochi, a by-street that still retains the atmosphere of black-market stalls popular during the post-world war II period.

 

the project predominantly uses recycled materials, including ethernet cables, to give the restaurant its distinctive textured appearance. meanwhile, left-over melted acrylic byproducts have been used to furnish the bar, allowing the form of the space to become invisible with stools and tables appearing to float independently. opposite the bar, a large wall painting by teruhiko yumura complements the scheme with his punk manga motifs serving as the backdrop.

kengo kuma tetchan restaurant interior tokyo japan designboom
the restaurant is adorned with a variety of colored cables
image © erieta attali

kengo kuma tetchan restaurant interior tokyo japan designboom
ethernet cables give the restaurant a distinctive textured appearance
image © erieta attali

kengo kuma tetchan restaurant interior tokyo japan designboom
the project predominantly uses recycled materials
image © erieta attali

kengo kuma tetchan restaurant interior tokyo japan designboom
left-over melted acrylic byproducts have been used to furnish the bar
image © erieta attali

kengo kuma tetchan restaurant interior tokyo japan designboom
stools and tables appearing to float independently
image © erieta attali

kengo kuma tetchan restaurant interior tokyo japan designboom
a large wall painting by teruhiko yumura is placed opposite the bar
image © erieta attali

kengo kuma tetchan restaurant interior tokyo japan designboom
punk manga motifs serve as the bar’s backdrop
image © erieta attali

 

 

project info:

 

name: tetchan yakitori bar
location: kichijoji-honmachi musashino city tokyo japan
completed: october, 2014
use: restaurant and bar
photography: erieta attali

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