BEANHAUS COFFEE ROASTERS

Year: 2014 – 2015
Location: Paphos
Status: Completed
Client: E.P.A.P Coffee Craft l.t.d | Beanhaus Coffee Roasters
Activity :  Coffee Roasters
Type: Interior | Furniture Design
Collaborators: S.P.C. Metal l.t.d, Tsappas Woodworks, Renos + Christos Karamanis, K.S. Socratous l.t.d, KHS Thermocool l.t.d, Alutech Alluminium l.t.d, Stella Nicodemou – graphic design, Noma Advertising Studio, Nadia Psaltis – Droushioti.
Photography: XO, Creative Photo Room

Beanhaus is a small artisan micro coffee roaster but also a space dedicated to coffee education for both professional baristas and home brewers. It is a unique space based right in the center of Paphos and it focuses on the education of specialty coffee, serving as workshop, classroom, boutique store and event space.

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In addition to training professional baristas and passionate home brewers in the fundamentals of preparing and serving coffee, the space hosts professional coffee related seminars but also functions as a coffee boutique where not only you can buy freshly roasted coffee but also any coffee related equipment from Chemex Coffeemakers to moka pots.

The space was approached in a quite minimal and straight forward manner. It was arranged in such a way to separate but at the same time highlight the different functions that take place within it using natural materials and colors but at the same time a bit of little tension using contrasts such as the turquoise wall on the back.

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The welcome area features the main element, a long bar clad with metal sheets and topped with a solid pine wood counter. At the same time, you can take a gaze where all the products are exhibited on the beautifully symmetrical shelf or sit momentarily while reading a magazine on roasting!

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Separated from the welcome area and shop is the workshop, education and production area. There you can see the pride of the shop, the roasting machine! The U-shape table-counter enables instructors to lecture and demonstrate during seminars and tastings on both sides of the room. The two spaces, shop and workshop are intermediately linked allowing a continuous flow of movement, smell, vision and light throughout the space.

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All of the furniture were custom made and designed to fit the needs and particularity of the space.

A taste of Beanhaus Coffee Roasters – under process palette

Awarded 1st prize for the REFORMATION AND ENHANCEMENT OF THE MOUTTALOS DISTRICT in Paphos

Year: 2015-
Location: Paphos, Cyprus
Client: Pafos Municipality
Activity : Public Spaces
Type: Architectural Competition [Awarded 1st prize]
Status: Under Construction
Team
Competition: Chryso Onisiforou [XO Architects], Iliana Socratous [SIGMA & Co.] and Aris Stefani Vargas
Design Development & Construction: Chryso Onisiforou [XO Architects] & Iliana Socratous [SIGMA & Co.]
Consultants: Yiannikos_Associates / Georgios Yiannikos – Civil Engineer, Tereza Panayiotou – Electrical Engineer, Costas Tourvas -Mechanical Engineer, Nikolas Onisiforou – Quantity Surveyor.
Contractor: Miltiades Neophytou Civil Engineering Contractors & Developers Ltd

The architectural competition focused on the restoration and enhancement of the district of Mouttalos, Paphos-CY, with certain spacial meta-formations (morphological and functional) in-order to be integrated in the urban, social and economic fabric of the city.

Selected key points in the region of Mouttalos with a targeted urban architecture and high level intervention can change and revitalize the image of the region while creating the necessary synergies for the future.

The upscale neighborhood will provide the residents of  viable living conditions, employment, recreation and social life while on the other hand it will attract visitors to a historical walk-through and a vivid memory lesson.

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