Blue Bottle Coffee Kyoto


Blue Bottle Coffee Kyoto aims to blend the Blue Bottle Coffee brand and America’s west coast culture with the Machiya, a traditional-style townhouse in Japan. The design team stripped all unnecessary elements from the structure, thus exposing the original roof structure and clay walls of the Machiya, while introducing new, modernized elements into the space.


architects: jo nagasaka / schemata architects
project team: yui matsushita
address 64 kusakawacho nanzenji sakyo-ku kyoto japan
construction: tank, atelier loöwe inc.
site area: 452.98 sqm
open: March 2018


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