Portal Cocktails

Portal Cocktails

Rob Paulus Architect
220 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705, USA | View Map
Project Year

Logan Havens
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Ductless SystemMidea
Outdoor Unit Single Zone Ductless System
Cassette Heat Pump Ductless System
Tosca K18255
UltraLiner Sound BlanketBonded Logic
PaintDunn Edwards
poplar wood stripsHood Distribution

Product Spec Sheet
Ductless System
Cassette Heat Pump Ductless System, Outdoor Unit Single Zone Ductless System by Midea
Tosca K18255 by Knoll
UltraLiner Sound Blanket
by Episode
poplar wood strips

Portal Cocktails

Rob Paulus Architect as Architects

The Portal creates a transformational and inspiring experience for patrons of a craft cocktail bar embedded inside of an existing restaurant in Downtown Tucson, Arizona. The concept establishes distinct contrasts of straight line angularity to curving anthropomorphic geometries to define a unique experience for guests. In between the linear and curving spaces is a low height, mirrored kaleidoscope entry that transitions visitors into the scale-less wooden womb that is comfortable and inviting with good acoustics for sharing secrets. Through its distinct zones of experience, refined complex geometries and detailing of honest materials, the project strives to create a seamless stage to celebrate life and love.


Materials used:

  1. Margacipta Wirasentosa: acrylic surfaces
  2. Dunn Edwards: paint
  3. Bonded Logic: UltraLiner Sound Blanket
  4. Midea: Cassette Heat Pump Ductless System
  5. Midea: Outdoor Unit Single Zone Ductless System
  6. Knoll: fabric, Tosca K18255
  7. USG: gypsum board
  8. Lightology: adjustable ceiling spot light
  9. Lightology: flush disc mount light
  10. Lightology: outdoor round mini LED can
  11. WAC: step light
  12. Integra: audio
  13. Episode: speakers
  14. Near: outdoor speakers
  15. Hood Distribution: poplar wood strips


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