Small wooden homes incorporate play regions and swinging furnishings at this Buenos Aires cafe for both adults and young children by architect Íris Cantante .
Split in excess of two ranges, the 240-square-metre Fiii Fun Home has a cafe and perform zone on the ground floor, and a space for personal events upstairs.
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Íris Cantante set up three “entertaining houses” inside the children’s spot of the cafe, which is situated in the Las Cañitas region of the Argentinian capital.
“The wood homes divide and management the open room, creating distinct zones with distinct moods,” Cantante told Dezeen.
The very first construction covers a big communal table for grownups, even though the 2nd was designed with a sound-absorbing cork floor as a play area for babies and toddlers.
In the third, wooden seats with triangular profile are hung from ropes on both side, creating swings for older youngsters close to a table.
“I felt that using swings alternatively of chairs would help and motivate them to feel much more relaxed and free so they can get loose in their imagination,” stated Cantante.
Thin gaps in the pitched roofs of these structures include to the sum of light that enters from the open gable-end walls.
In the identical region, fabric sacks suspended from the ceiling create cocoon-like seats for youngsters to hide inside.
This play zone, the place children are looked right after even though their carers consume, is fenced off from the dining region by tall wooden poles.
Topped with a row of potted plants, the semi-open partition permits the adults to maintain an eye on the children.
On the other side of the fence, larger swing seats can be used by grownups. Standard tables and chair fill the remainder of the dining location.
A service counter is positioned inside yet another property-shaped frame, which is made from metal tubing.
“The notion was to generate a worldwide concept,” Cantante told Dezeen. “A humorous, beautiful and fashionable spot, the place everyone felt cozy.”
South American guatambu wood was utilized to produce the majority of the structures and bespoke furnishings pieces.
Lightbulbs are hung from wires that are strung across the ceiling from a modest amount of connection points.
The cafe is fronted by a facade of double-height glazing so the gabled wooden structures can be viewed from the street.
Photography is by Diego Delpino.
Ground floor strategy Very first floor prepare Dezeen