- Architects: Alia Bengana architecte dplg, Atelier BEPG SASU d’Structure
- Location: 18 Rue Grégoire de Excursions, 75006 Paris, France
- Lead Architects: Alia Bengana, Bianca Patroni-Griffi
- Mission Group: Marta Martins, Siyu Shi
- House: 70.zero m2
- Mission Yr: 2017
- Images: David Cousin-Marcy
- Consumer: Yoshinori Morie and Angelique Benetti
Textual content description supplied via the architects. YOSHINORI is a gourmand eating place situated within the center of Saint-Germain-des-Prés only a stone’s throw clear of Odéon. The distance is composed of 2 flooring, a floor ground, and a basement. It’s feature of the community by which it’s situated and has a stone and picket construction, visual picket beams at the floor ground, and vaulted stone cellars within the basement. Yoshinori Morie is a Eastern chef who makes gourmand French delicacies whilst bringing to his dishes a stability of flavors, presentation, and methodology which are very feature of his background.
Our imaginative and prescient was once to interpret this cultural mixing within the conception of the eating place with out proposing a Eastern-inspired area. We researched a component explicit to the Eastern aesthetic tradition: the artwork of picket display screen panels. This conventional Eastern handiwork is in response to the repetition of a triangular trend by which motifs are every now and then inserted, which additionally keep in touch meanings and desires. We then made this trend the central theme of the eating place’s inside design: it sounds as if at the partitions of the bottom ground, it turns into clear within the stairway railing, and it adjustments scale and shape-transforming itself right into a diamond motif for the openwork displays and the glasswork of the semi-open kitchen.
The displays are given a contemporary replace due to virtual slicing on flippantly bleached MDF oak-plated panels. All the openwork displays, such because the railing and the glasswork within the kitchen and basement, had been inserted right into a metal construction that we opted to oxidize in an effort to spotlight the uncooked subject matter, which contrasts with the picket’s lacelike high quality, some other allusion to Yoshinori’s delicacies.
Main development was once performed to rework the prevailing area. There have been many calls for that needed to be met in an area that handiest measures 70 m², which was once a former pizzeria. We needed to in finding puts for the kitchen apparatus, garage, carts, refrigerated wine rack, and naturally the tables and seats. The openwork displays, the cornerstone of our venture, have been an important in permitting us to outline areas and offer protection to passageways and entrances, developing a sense of intimacy in each nook of the eating place.