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T · CAFE / Cafe

T · CAFE
T · CAFE

Discipline: Interior Architecture

T · CAFE

Discipline: Interior Architecture

T · CAFE is a light refreshment space in Hong Kong that cultivates awareness for environmental sustainability and historical preservation. The designers used fender wood salvaged from the demolished Wan Chai Pier in Hong Kong to produce different types of furniture – dining and coffee tables, long and short benches, stools, and “ocean cubes.” Hong Kong is a highly urbanized city with a heavy focus on economic development; here, things are easily considered as "waste." We hope to use innovative design to preserve the city’s collective memory, and to show how “waste” can be transformed into something beautiful and useful.

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Public Sector / Government

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 25 - 36 months

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2016

Client / Manufacturer

Environmental Protection Department

Environmental Protection Department
Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China

Design

LAAB Architects

LAAB Architects
Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China

Jesse Hau, Roy Ng, Tat Lau, Kenneth Cheung, Zion Chan, Carolyn Tam, Happy Yam, Yip Chun Hang, Otto Ng, Ricci Wong

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