Design of café and fish RESTAURANT STORK an old factory in Amsterdam North.Restaurant Stork is situated in an old industrial building on a canal in Amsterdam. Its area is 1.100 sq.m. Warehouse has become the largest seafood restaurant in Europe thanks to the efforts of architects companies CUBE architecten and SOLUZ Architecten . Above the interior design studio working professionals Interior Shock .
An old industrial warehouse of 1100 m2, one of the most beautiful spots along the IJ-banks, by CUBE and SOLUZ architects transformed into a lovely cafe and the largest seafood restaurant in Europe.
RESTAURANT STORK is one of the pioneers in the project across the street. This project involves the redevelopment of the former Stork Factory in Amsterdam North. The aim is to realize a high quality location with a high industrial character, in which various creative users, events, culture and hospitality, the next 15 years to find their place in an inspiring environment.
In time, this area has the potential to, retaining different elements to grow into a highly unique, commuting and recreation.
CUBE and SOLUZ architects were commissioned by Eigen Haard responsible for the redevelopment of this 30,000 m2 office space for the next 15 years. In addition, they also made the final design for the restaurant. The design and styling is done by Interior Shock.
To the old factory suitable for his new position in the first place, large openings in the facade is made by means of folding doors to the open position. In addition, the high initial factory windows downwardly extended. Through these interventions is sufficient light into the room, there is an impressive view of the IJ created and there is a summer direct access to the terrace on the water rise.
All facilities are placed behind a long continuous wall. The wall is in both length and height kept separate from the existing structure. The large open industrial space is thus left intact, but the procedure is simple as adding new autonomous strong. Through various openings in the wall is literally a “peek into the kitchen ‘was given.
The huge bar is central to the area on the border between the cafe and seafood restaurant. From here, on the one hand, and has a central list of organization as possible and on the other hand offers the ability to offer different atmospheres on either side of the bar to create.
Project name: RESTAURANT STORK
Location: Gedempt Hamerkanaal t/o 96, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Type: Restaurant, Lounge/Bar/Restaurant/Night Clubs
Project Area: 1100 m2
Design Year: 2011
Completion Year: 2011
Visit Restaurant Stork’s Website: here
Client / Owner / Developer: Restaurant Stork
Architects: CUBE + SOLUZ architects
Project Architects: Pieter van der Pot, Marloes van Heteren
Intrrior Designer: Interior Shock – Erik Dijkstra
Text Description: © Courtesy of SOLUZ architects
Images: © SOLUZ architects