Nook

Nook

Architecte
Koyori
Lieu
Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan | View Map
Année du projet
2022
Catégorie
Restaurants
Junichi Usui

Nook

Koyori en tant que Architectes.

This was a project to design a restaurant installed next to a complete medical checkup clinic exclusively for women. The popular Kyoto restaurants Yōshoku Ogata and Ristorante Noro supervise the cuisine and carefully select ingredients to delight the eyes and tongue.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

The basic concept for this space is an aim to make a place to generate synergy with the latest healthcare and to relax the body and mind, as it is for the clinic itself.
Partly because this facility is a restaurant that is also available to the general public including men, not to mention the women who visit the clinic for checkups, we were asked to incorporate elements as a vessel that actively invites people from outside.
Unlike the clinic, which exudes a magnanimous air with feminine, Japanese tastes, we have planned this to have more familiar, modern tastes, while using similar, near-natural materials.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

In addition, by deliberately opening the large-scale kitchen towards the customer tables, we have given the restaurant a sense of presence and entertainment elements, and outside the large window opening towards the exterior, we have established a planting with tastes shared with the artworks and internal displays and have connected viewers’ awareness with nature to expand the space.
This will be a place where all visitors, not just women who have finished their tests, can spend time away from the everyday for a casual lunch or dinner.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

Team:

Architects: Koyori

Photographer: Junichi Usui

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui

Materials Used:

Main Structure: RC structure
Mortex: BEAL
Shikigawara: Daiei Ceramics Co. Ltd.
Original display: Maestro
Original Table: Arc co. ltd.
Down light: Modulex inc.

photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
photo_credit Junichi Usui
Junichi Usui
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CoatingBEAL International
Down lightModuleX Inc.
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Down light
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