The project is developed through the existing structure in the storic center of
Acireale. Are two commercial spaces. One works as a Coffee Bar. The other space
is now a warehouse. The client want’s to extend this coffee bar using the other
commercial space. One of the main objective is not only enlarge the consumption
area but also rehabilitate the existing space. The project is divided into two zones,
which are distinguished:
• House Number 213: existing commercial area, where does the bar / café
• House Number 211: existing commercial area, which serves as warehouse / store
the current coffee shop / café.
In the 213 we proceed to a rehabilitation of existing, keeping to the functional
organization exists. On the ground floor you keep the balcony, with all
equipment existing redoing the area where the windows are cold / hot. it is
expected also a maintenance / replacement of existing walls and floors. the plan
upper (Mezzanine) no change. All the equipment and plant are to maintain.
In the 211 the proposal wanted to increase the space of consumption creating a
balcony window, keeping the geometry created the new opening in the wall north.
Are expected replacement of floors, new coatings of existing walls, creating a
dressing room, adapting the existing bathroom.