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Code Black Coffee: Two Melbourne Warehouses Merge to Create Industrial Chic Cafe and Roastery

by , 03/20/13



industrial chic, daylighting, OSB, Zwei interior design, architecture, mixed-use, Cafenatics operations, Code Black Coffee, green design, urban design, sustainable design, sustainable renovation

Dark and moody, Code Black Coffee is an open space defined by rough steel framing, polished concrete floors, natural Oriented Strand Board walls, and black-painted brick. The original warehouse windows were left intact to bring in a smidgeon of natural light, while the rest of the mixed-use space is illuminated with funky yellow light bulbs.

Instead of building anew in an already saturated urban landscape, Cafenatics Operations opted for a sustainable renovation that preserves two previously abandoned warehouses. Both an office and a cafe for the public, Code Black Coffee maintains an open aesthetic, though the administrative programs are mostly hidden from view, and a unique ambience that is completely complimentary of coffee-drinking culture.

+ Zwei

Via Frameweb

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  1. Hong Park March 23, 2013 at 6:25 am

    all of good i love …

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