Toto Ipanema / Tadu Arquitetura
Textual content description offered by the architects. Toto is a restaurant with creative, domestically sourced, and seasonal delicacies, led by Chef Thomas Troisgros in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro. With a recent method, the venture goals to supply an inviting ambiance with a common id that displays the aesthetic and cultural influences introduced by the shoppers. Total, the inspiration comes from a motion often called “bistronomie,” which seeks to mix excessive gastronomy with the intimate and casual ambiance attribute of conventional bistros.
The institution occupies the bottom ground of a three-story constructing. The facade has been renovated with awnings over the openings and new steel and glass frames. Inside, a central bar close to the doorway wall permits simultaneous service for the eating space and the sidewalk. On the aspect partitions, linear sofas with tables and chairs focus many of the seating in direction of the ends, making certain open area within the heart for higher buyer and workers circulation. On the again, the semi-open kitchen offers patrons a glimpse of the operational actions.
The selection of supplies is related to the appreciation of the kitchen’s actions. On this regard, the eating space options simplified options, reminiscent of the usage of marble for counter tops and counters, alongside the presence of unique brick partitions left uncovered. Supplies with sound-absorbing properties, reminiscent of acoustic plaster, wooden, and sandblasted cellulose, have additionally been used to attenuate sound reverberation and supply larger acoustic consolation within the atmosphere.