Floating Cafeteria

Floating Cafeteria


 

One of the attractions of Gdansk is the Motlawa River boulevard in the city center.

Floating cafeteria and new site plan close to it extends waterfront with another section of boulevard.

COMFORTABLE PASSAGE
New ramp arrangement provides a comfortable passage along the Motława Riverside.

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SITTING PLACES
Audience like riverside provides plenty of places to rest and spend time.

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GREEN AREA
Site adaptation retains existing green nature of the place. Additionally it creates  a space for urban gardens arrangement in front of the tenement houses.

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OUTGOOD GALLERY
To enrich the cultural values of the place, Wall facing towards land is an outdoor temporary art gallery.

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CAFETERIA
Cafeteria's deck raised 4m above ground level provides its users a view of the monuments of Gdańsk and the river itself.

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INDOOR GALLERY
the inner side of the Wall functions as an art gallery complementing the Cafe interior. 

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ACOUSTIC ISOLATION
Additionally, The Wall provides acoustic comfort for residents of nearby apartment buildings.

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THERMAL ISOLATION
Additional glass panels surrounding coffeshop body protects it from wind and provides additional thermal insulation of the interior.

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Raising the cafeteria allows to create a view on the river over bridges.


 

Gdańsk, Poland
2016


 

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Filip Kaszewski - portfolio 2016