Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
FESTO cafe in Córdoba, Argentina by Abdenur arquitectos
April 27th, 2017 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Abdenur arquitectos
Agil restaurants, with modern designs and healthy food are trend in the business world. In this context, lunch times are scares but the expactatios of confort and flavours are actually extreme.
FESTO Yrigoyen is located in one of the most vital avenues of Córdoba, and it´s enclave goes together with the growing gastronomic and financial developement of the industry.
The deli shop design is conceived in order to let the client appreciate the “FESTO experience” during its stay and along its way, where the materials and products expression become one. In FESTO either a lunch or a coffee are transformed in a pleasant break.
The place is organized around a central island, in which is concentrated the attention service, cashiers, coffee makers, and the different options of the self-service menu. Parallelly can be found the “great avenue”, an inner street where the costumer can create its own purchase experience, choosing among the products that are offered.
There are not only communal or individual tables but also two “wooden crosses” with a unique design, in the glass facade, where the client can sit and perceive two universes, the interior of the place and the vibrant dynamism that offered Yrigoyen Avenue.
Wood is the predominant material, and is the one that fills the place with warmth. It remains the typical yesteryears markets. The Carrara marble is used as symbol of purity as well as the cementitious floors, which also provides a variety of tones and reflections.
Every space and each element that compouse FESTO have an original and simple design, to avoid excesses, and to create a sober, elegant and contemporary design.
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