Kusunoki-sou Café

Architect
CHINDON
Location
Toshima, Tokyo, Japan | View Map
Project Year
2022
Category
Restaurants
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Steel plateNippon Steel
GALVALUME
SpotlightPanasonic
FurnitureIchiro design
Switch plateJimbo Electric Co., Ltd.
Polycarbonate Corrugated Plates Takiron

Product Spec Sheet
Steel plate
GALVALUME by Nippon Steel
Spotlight
Furniture
Switch plate
Polycarbonate Corrugated Plates
by Takiron

Kusunoki-sou Café

CHINDON as Architects

“Kusunoki-so" is a community space located in Tokyo that has been renovated from an old warehouse. This is a plan to build a new small cafe space on its first floor.

 Next to Kusunoki-so, there is a park, so we aimed to create a cafe that is open and easy for anyone to stop by like a "park shop".

photo_credit Kohei Yamamoto
Kohei Yamamoto

We replaced the existing wooden sliding door on the front wall of the building with a transparent hinged door with good visibility. In addition, a part of the door is designed to move greatly inside the building. It opens Kusunoki-so to the city, and at the same time, its door fits snugly in the newly built kitchen space, creating a small "park shop" inside Kusunoki-so.

photo_credit Kohei Yamamoto
Kohei Yamamoto

This movable door is opened and closed not only depending on the season and weather, but also depending on the mood of the shop owner and the needs of the user. We hope that such exchanges through the opening and closing of daily life will create further "neighborhood relationships".

Team:
Constructor: Houjyo-koumuten

photo_credit Kohei Yamamoto
Kohei Yamamoto
photo_credit Kohei Yamamoto
Kohei Yamamoto
photo_credit Kohei Yamamoto
Kohei Yamamoto
photo_credit Kohei Yamamoto
Kohei Yamamoto
photo_credit Kohei Yamamoto
Kohei Yamamoto
Caption

Material Used:
1. Facade cladding: Polycarbonate corrugated sheet
2. Flooring: mortar
3. Doors: Polycarbonate corrugated sheet
4. Windows: Polycarbonate corrugated sheet
5. Interior lighting: Line lighting, Spotlight

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