Albert Angel
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KONOBA

Mahé, Seychelles

 

Inspired by the client’s love for boats and our fascination for the underwater life of the Seychelles, Konoba is an extension of the marina where it is located. This versatile lounge, bar and restaurant interior is sculpted by hull-like shapes and geometric wooden patterns, evoking maritime signal shapes and celebrating the art of boat-building. A sculptural shoal of 8,000 stainless steel pieces leads from the entrance to the main space where it culminates in a massive swirling element hanging from the coral-inspired decorative beams above the bar. Anchored in the casual local island lifestyle, the space flows easily from indoors to outdoors, while detailed lighting designs and elements take on dramatically different characteristics from day to night.

 

Type: Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Completion date: September 2010
Scope: Architecture, Interiors and Lighting, Furniture Design
Program: Restaurant, Bar, Cigar Lounge, Dance floor, Wine Cellar, Outdoor dining
Floor area: 550 m2 / 5,920 SF
Site area: 1,200 m2 / 12,900 SF
Status: Complete