QAHWA (quality coffee blends)

(quality coffee blends) Egaleo / Greece / 2012

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The architectural firm bafis undertook the construction of a café different philosophy than usual. The qahwa is in Egaleo Markou Botsari Street 1 in a way that offers morning and afternoon excursions. Purpose of qahwa is to “renew” the area of Egaleo while offering a different world flavors. The customer can enjoy the different varieties and learn things that will travel to different countries, such as Colombia, Kenya and Guatemala. The venue has changed radically since replaced the glass windows with wooden frames designed by the office bafis, while the construction of the wooden facade took the company panto '>http://www.panto.gr'> Inside built a complex piece that combines a living room, planting a small staircase that leads to the highest level and toilets. The decor was approached with sensitivity to the issue of recycling materials using old pallets. Using pallets manufacturing costs halved and spaces “tied” sweets to the cement, creating a warm effect. In a small space, created 2 different functions. The area is one piece in coffee and other coffee grinder in which the customer can buy the variety of choice. The floor upstairs and wc maintained and serviced, being old and offers a different image in space. On the right side of the store, the palette and worked up bar that operates in space as bulk production while the workbench “dressed” with planks. The same dress with asymmetric panels was in the living room that defines and separates this space with the wc. On the left side of the store, located a wall of pallets which serve as a selling point. The manufacturing organization took over the company customade '>http://www.customade.gr'> name coffee is derived from the Arabic word QAHWA (Kaffa), which is a corruption of the original section of the Coffee Arabic name, qahwat al-būnn, wine, grain, referred to the fact that coffee is used as a substitute for wine, as the Koran prohibits alcohol. When coffee first came to Europe was known as “Arabian wine”. Another version attributes the name of coffee in the Kingdom of Kaffa, region of Ethiopia where she began used coffee. The name of the store comes from the compound caffeine and blends with the overall philosophy.
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    The architectural firm bafis undertook the construction of a café different philosophy than usual. The qahwa is in Egaleo Markou Botsari Street 1 in a way that offers morning and afternoon excursions. Purpose of qahwa is to “renew” the area of Egaleo while offering a different world flavors. The customer can enjoy the different varieties and learn things that will travel to different countries, such as Colombia, Kenya and Guatemala. The venue has changed radically since replaced the glass...

    Project details
    • Year 2012
    • Work started in 2012
    • Work finished in 2012
    • Main structure Wood
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Bars/Cafés / Interior Design / Custom Furniture
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