Studio Gascoigne Limited

19 Apr 2011

Auckland-based architects Gascoigne Associates have designed the Cocoro Japanese restaurant, the 'little sister' of well-known Japanese hotspot Soto. Cocoro means 'the heart and soul' in Japanese and is located halfway down Ponsonby's Brown Street in Auckland, New Zealand in an old industrial warehouse. Gascoigne's associate Clark Pritchard worked with the owners on the interior of the

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06 Apr 2011

Located in Beauchamp Place, Knightsbridge, Galoupet will open in late Spring 2011 as part of Chateau de Galoupet. The new London restaurant will house both public and private dining areas as well as a retail fine wine store, offering a range of wines from the owners' vineyard. The store will also house London's first enomatic champagne machine, which dispenses four types of champagne by the

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04 Apr 2011

The design seeks to emphasize the proportions of the shell by juxtaposing two distinct volumes. The space is divided longitudinally into a compressed mezzanine, which contains the service areas, and a double-height volume which is defined by a wall of metal coffee cans. This strategy generates additional leasable square footage, while engaging the party wall condition through the use of

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Symbolics architecture

03 Mar 2011

Symbolics architecture and design were commissioned to renovate the interior and exterior of this landmark restaurant in Toronto. Situated within an existing shopping plaza at the intersection of the Queensway and Kipling Avenue and north of the Gardner Expressway. The surrounding area is composed mainly of typical and mixed commercial building types along the Queensway and a residential

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02 Mar 2011

Moreplatz's cultural café The Bavarian National Forest is Germany's first National Park attractingmore than 700,000 visitors a year.To celebrate the park's 40th anniversary morePlatz were commissioned to refurbish and extend the visitors' centre in Neuschönau. The renovation includes a permanent exhibition space, and a new ‘tree top walk'  with splendid views

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