Study: 2019
Construction: 2019
Store area: 342.00 s.q.m



ek magazine 01-02/2020 Issue.244


PROJECT CREDITS                                                            Architects: Nikos Lykoudis, Ismene Papaspiliopoulou, Eirini Tricha, Sofia Perpinia                                                              Photos: Panagiotis Voumvakis






Zimari stores combine the sale of coffee-food snacks-sweets-juices and salads with a preparation area inside them.The store is organized in an area of 227.00sq.m. on the ground floor, with showcases, preparation and sitting area, and 115.00sq.m. on the loft, with auxiliary space, storage space, locker rooms, W.C. for the customers, office and sitting area.The natural materials, wood and brick combine with the black-yellow colors, the white mosaic, the mirrors, and the colorful tiles on the floor, to generate a warm and cozy environment, and a pleasant stay to the guests.A wooden perforated vaulted surface, covers the 2 storey height entrance space, and it is visible from the street and the loft, with posted metal elements, grids, plants and lighting outfits for the main sitting area.An illuminated translucent construction, made by metal and glass separates the preparation and the store areas creating intensity and depth in the space.The protective glass of the loft, allows a stasis on all the ground floor and increases the visuals of the ground floor.The «problem» of the many columns in the space was solved with a mirror coating.On the sitting area, that is separated from the other spaces with the use of wooden floor, the big red sofa on the brick wall dominates the space.