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Coffeetown Salvador / TRPC Arquitetos

The project is the renovation of an old building, located at Avenida Sete de Setembro in Salvador, 2km away from the Historic Center, to become a coffee shop, establishing a dialogue between existing elements and those added to the space.

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Architects: TRPC Arquitetos

Location: Av. Sete de Setembro, Salvador - BA, Brazil

Authors: Adalberto Vilela, Tiago Schultz, Vanessa Sampaio

Area: 270.0 m2

Project Year: 2018

Photographs: Manuel Sá

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Text description provided by the architects. The project is the renovation of an old building, located at Avenida Sete de Setembro in Salvador, 2km away from the Historic Center, to become a coffee shop, establishing a dialogue between existing elements and those added to the space.
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The clients expressed a desire to have a tree as the focal point of the coffee shop hall. In order to do so, part of the floor slab of the first floor was demolished, creating a space with a double height ceiling capable of sheltering the canopy of a medium-sized tree (Chloroleucon tortum), also new skylights were installed in the roof to complement the natural lighting. This space was integrated into the coffee shop hall, with a collective table below the tree canopy, a large leather sofa leaning against the wall and smaller tables for two and four people. To give access to the mezzanine, a metal staircase was installed with wooden s...
Source: Archdaily
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