Aito-denkimochiten Japanese Sweets Store / SPEC
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Daifuku is a conventional Japanese confectionery. At Aito-Denkimochiten, their particular Daifuku is produced from mochi rice desserts utilizing the identical methodology used 100 years in the past, with none components or preservatives, and so they have been promoting it on the similar location. They’re thought of contemporary for less than 5 hours, and the amazingly delicate mochi is full of a fragile, feather-light crimson bean paste.
To be able to emphasize the delicacy and great thing about Daifuku, the gross sales area is devoid of pointless decorations and accommodates solely the minimal vital capabilities. Daifuku are individually wrapped by hand, not by machine. Subsequently, every Daifuku has a barely totally different look, and the heat of human fingers might be felt.
The counter the place Daifuku is displayed was not designed to be chilly and orderly however reasonably to be linked to the heat of Daifuku.
The counter has an natural spherical form, and the highest panel has uncovered steel fittings which might be often hidden on the bottom. The traces of human handiwork, mixed with the delicate white grain of the wooden, synchronize with the Daifuku and improve its attractiveness.
Subsequent to the gross sales area is a workshop for wrapping Daifuku, going through the road. Lace cloth with spherical holes is layered throughout the glass, framed like an image body, and the middle circle subtly visualizes the motion of individuals within the room, making the presence of the craftsmen felt by passersby. Every minimize floor of the minimize cloth is wavy in its personal means, forming a novel expression that transcends calculation.
By giving traces of handiwork and human heat to the minimalist white canvas, the spatial composition was acceptable for the location of Daifuku, which has been meticulously chosen.