lucas y hernandez-gil architects gives andalusian courtyard a contemporary touch lucas y hernandez-gil architects gives andalusian courtyard a contemporary touch
oct 19, 2015

lucas y hernandez-gil architects gives andalusian courtyard a contemporary touch

lucas y hernandez-gil architects gives andalusian courtyard a contemporary touch
all images courtesy of lucas y hernández-gil architects




located in sevilla, spain, ‘el pintón’ is a restaurant designed by lucas y hernández-gil architects where the aim was to create a link between the strong presence of the traditional architecture with a fresh and contemporary approach to the typical andalusian courtyard. all the previous interventions made to the location like mouldings and clasts were removed in order to appreciate the original raw textures, which were finished with lime mortar. 

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the typical andalusian feeling remains in the restaurant, mixed with contemporary touches




the 250 square meter space was distributed into different areas that surround the main central courtyard. the patio’s ambiguous character that mingles between interior and exterior makes the quadrangle stand out. to intensify this trait, it was enhanced with vegetation, garden furniture, and a camouflaged fabric for shading. as for the furniture selection, many of the pieces were designed by the studio using metal and wood, while others were bought from well-known brands. the lighting had the same treatment, mixing own handcrafted designs with others found in the market. 

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different dining areas surround the main courtyard 




lucas y hernández-gil architects developed the interior, furniture and graphic design of this restaurant, giving it a wholesome approach that resulted in an inviting atmosphere that recalls the traditional spain while showcasing its contemporary side.

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the central patio has a mixed interior and exterior character
lucas hernandez gil el piton
to enhance the exterior feeling, vegetation and garden furniture were added
lucas hernandez gil el piton
a big part of the furniture was designed by the studio and used materials like metal and wood
lucas hernandez gil el piton
previous interventions to the space were removed, revealing the original features, and reaffirming its historical traits
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the original raw textures can be now appreciated 
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the restaurant is known by its cocktail menu, all prepared in this bar
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inside seating is also available
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the wall made of spanish tiles honors the location
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the graphic design was also developed by the studio



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