studiogreenblue: hanafarm kitchen studiogreenblue: hanafarm kitchen
nov 10, 2012

studiogreenblue: hanafarm kitchen

‘hanafarm kitchen’ by studiogreenblue, onjyou, saitama, japanall images courtesy of studiogreenblue



japanese practice studiogreenblue have completed the ‘hanafarm kitchen’, a restaurant in onjyou, saitama, japan. the owners prioritize the taste of vegetables with cooking methods that fully utilize ingredients. grown in a nearby field, the crops are the result of careful consideration of cultivation methods, breed and taste. hand selected with care, the yields are brought to the table for a delectable experience.


the dining areas match the quality of food, generating a warm space that encompasses diners. five box-like structures made with vertical slats of wood produce separate zones. louvered partitions allow views through to neighboring spaces for an overlapping of movement.dining takes place within sheltered spaces, under canopies. pendant bulbs added a soft glow to illuminate the interior.



one of the dining zones



hanging lightbulb pendants add a soft glow



views to adjacent spaces



wooden slats versus a solid enclosure



movement between zones



dark dining area



elevated view of different zones





conceptual image



floor plan / level 0 



project info:



architects: studiogreenblueteam: mitsuharu kojima × wataru kobayashilocation: honjyou, saitama, japanstructure: woodphotographer: studiogreenblue

  • In light of a clear concept (photograph of interlaced fingers), supported by a rich historical Japanese Temple construction model of the same idea, somehow the designers decided half-lap joints were more interesting; a quality of decision-making continued through their choice of furniture and lighting.
    That said, the concept for space making is wonderful, and the initial intuitions lovely. I suggest they search out a more qualified interior designer…and photographer.

    Chaszr says:

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