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8 Jun ’11

Elektra Bakery in Greece | Interiors

Filed under: blog,Interiors — Tags: , , , , , — Sahar @ 10:00 am

I’m not sure if I actually love this bakery or giving into my Carb cravings! I actually think its both. The combination of wood and crisp clean Carrara  marble finish is just amazing. It opens the entire space yet allows the cozy feel of a bakery. Stylish Tom Dixon lights and the industrial Tolix chairs add a hip element to this 35 square meter space located on a very strategic corner in Edessa Greece.

Studioprototype worked on this pilot project for the bakery chain.The floor plan is  narrow and linear, the designers suggested having the long marble food counter as the focal point of the entire space.

A sense of craftsmanship is imbued with the exterior of the shop being entirely clad in cedar like a well tailored suit. Punctuating the cedar cladding on the long facade, a black powder coated steel window box projects outwards beyond the ‘crust’ of the shop to serve as a seating area and bar for customers inside and outside the shop.





About Studioprototype

Studioprototype is an architectural design practice based in Greece. It is run by partners Sofia Limpari and Neal Shah.

Studioprototype carefully evolve their designs closely with their clients to produce intelligent architectural design solutions of high quality in a bespoke, adventurous and responsive manner. We specialise in one off private residences, private residential housing, commercial and retail environments and the renovation and conservation of historic and traditional buildings throughout Greece.

Sofia Limpari was born in Greece. She graduated with a BA Hons. in Architecture in 1999 at the University of Greenwich before going on to successfully complete a Graduate Diploma in Architecture at the Bartlett (UCL) in 2002. Sofia gained invaluable commercial experience working for award winning practices; Fashion Architecture and Taste (F.A.T.) and Barr Gazetas Architects both based in London. She moved back to Greece in 2006 setting up practice with her partner Neal Shah in 2007. Sofia is a registered architect in the UK and in Greece and is a member of Architects Registration Board of UK (ARB) and Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE).

Neal Shah was born in London. He graduated from the University of Greenwich in 1999 with a BA Hons. in Architecture. Neal continued his studies at University of Westminster where he obtained his Graduate Diploma in Architecture in 2002. Neal gained invaluable professional experience working at award winning practices; Surface Architects and Universal Design Studio both based in London during which he obtained his RIBA Part III Certificate of Professional Practice in Architecture from the Bartlett (UCL) in 2006. Neal moved to Greece in 2006 and set up Studioprototype with his partner Sofia Limbari in 2007. Neal is a registered architect in the UK and in Greece and is a member of Architects Registration Board of UK (ARB) and Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE).


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582 00 Edessa

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