First Place, Iran
Espriss Cafe is located in Tehran with a total area of 300 square feet. Considering the small size of the project
and its location which is famous for Iranian handicrafts shops the main idea inspired by the urban context to
transform the traditional elements into an architectural interior space. In designing the spatial diagram the
materiality concept is based on an integrated geometry continues from outside to inside that introduce a
morphology of brick and light. The geometry introduces a visual variation so the situation of visitors in relation
to the project is significant in order to understand the design. The lightening is formed by the lamps provided
in between the joints of bricks inspired by Iranian traditional architecture.