Bofia Restaurant / AZAZ Architects
Textual content description offered by the architects. Bofia_The Tiled Cloud is an up to date design to the usually unapologetic, blunt, and simple type of the widespread “Bofia”, a time period coined in Saudi Arabia for the native canteens well-known for serving fast, native, and fairly priced road meals. The Tiled cloud is Azaz Architect’s tackle discovering architectural options and materials identities for modern-day upscale Bofia.
Bofias are a well-integrated road meals typology in Saudi Arabia. So well-known, this cafeteria-style restaurant may be virtually all the time close by anyplace within the nation. This has made Bofias an integral a part of the native meals id. Nonetheless, Bofias have been overlooked of the flourishment of the business in Saudi Arabia. For Azaz Architects, Bofia_The Tiled Cloud is an architectural fantasy became actuality.
Bofia_The Tiled Cloud is positioned in Riyadh inside its personal constructing with the abnormal structure of kinds, made of easy geometry and straight strains. In distinction, the challenge was developed across the thought of constructing a floating mass that creates a easy transition between the areas contained in the house and the outside with its sharp angles. The inside mass is imagined as a cloud that floats inside the house to seamlessly separate and carry the busy again of the home from the entrance of home areas.
The general public areas are allotted outdoors of the cloud and inside a distance to permit guests to understand the architectural geometry created. White tiles are creating the primary canvas of the house contrasted with silver metallic aluminum foam. Complemented with a strike of sunshine flying by the house so as to add a pop of shade to the white-tiled Bofia. By means of sensible gentle programming, the design affords totally different story-telling to the house throughout daytime and nighttime. The usage of white and lightweight colours offers a way of airiness and excessive pure gentle reflectivity. The identical white tiles have a visible Curiously, customer and observer opinions have been evenly cut up on whether or not the design is taken into account minimalist or maximalist.