suppose design office: cafe la miell suppose design office: cafe la miell
sep 21, 2009

suppose design office: cafe la miell

cafe la miell by suppose design office image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell by suppose design office is located in the heart of niihama city in ehime. the old cafe la miell was unable to accommodate large numbers of customers with its seating capacity,  so plans were made to open up a new cafe  across the street that would be able to seat eighty. 

the client wanted a two story building and to have more parking but more than that they wanted the building to be a landmark in the area.

for the design they proposed to make use of the fact that the site was – one meter lower than street level and rather than a two story cafe, make a split level with floors at the building’s own base level and street level,

beams are placed in a rhythmic way which follows the two levels, and are held up with steel and concrete posts spread out, creating a kind of dialogue between space and structure. outside, pebbles are spread out on the beam slabs to match the landscape and the distinctive shape.

cafe la miell entrance image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell roof structure image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell roof structure image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell – interior image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell – interior image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell – view with parking lot image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell – section image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell – section perspective image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell – facade perspective image courtesy suppose design office

cafe la miell – facade perspective image courtesy suppose design office

  • fun for skateboarders

    anon says:
  • yo,

    so like what is it like when I’m driving by in my fancy automobile, I predict I would be like “huh, where did that thing come from? Mars, what is that thing? oh yea its cafe la and some shit? should I go, na, i’m not really feelin the hole futur vision thing right now, I just came from neoclassical world, too much of a time shock.”

    good thinkin …………?????????

    J Ray and some Cheese says:
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