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Aoba-Tei // 2004
Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

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Aoba-Tei
// 2004
Project Title: Aoba-Tei
Architect of Record: Atelier Hitoshi Abe
Location: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Status: Completed 2004
Size: 220 sq. m.
Awards: 1st Prize in Catering Facilities Category
Use: Restaurant

TEIBy inserting an inner wall made of thin perforated steel plates within a French restaurant that faces Jozenji street in Sendai city, a soft boundary is created that mediates between the first and second floors of the existing building, and links the inner space of the restaurant with the space defined by the famous roadside zelkova trees that symbolize Sendai.