[detail of magazine]
name : SPA-DE Vol.16
publisher : Rikuyosha
date of issue： 10/11/2011
size : 29 x 23 x 2 cm
[published contents in English]
SALON DU FROMAGE
Restaurant / Cheese Shop
kotaro horiuchi architecture
article : Yasuhiko TAGUCHI
photography : Koichi HIROSE / Hiroki TAGMA
Some 350 different cheeses are on sale on the first floor. The curved wall follows the staircase to the second floor.
Façade. Located near the Louvre Museum, many tourists drop by.
The second floor restaurant contains tables that look like cheese.
In the very narrow space of the ground floor, refrigerated display units with different diameter and heights cylindrical, according to each 350 cheese, are placed like customers can walk around to appreciate cheese in this space. Customers select and taste anxious cheese and they can find and savor them in the space.
Pass through a wall with curved surfaces and go up the stairs, there is a restaurant on 1st floor. Freely create open kitchen area to suit various application by various cube kitchen table. The space is furnished with tables and chairs and customers can select wines while enjoying a raclette or a cheese fondue. The restaurant with an open kitchen has been design to host various events such as cheese seminars, wine classes or cooking classes.
design firm : kotaro horiuchi architecture
designer : Kotaro HORIUCHI
dtructure enginnering : Bollinger+Grohmann
total area : 73m2
completion : Dec.2010
client : Salon du Fromage HISADA
contractor : iDESIGN
main materials : Corian
site : 47 rue de Richelieu 75001 Paris, France