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Bar Nestlé by Fulguro at Montreux Jazz Festival

Swiss designers Fulguro presented Bar Nestlé - a temporary cafe and lakeside terrace - at this summer's Montreux Jazz Festival.

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The prefabricated, demountable structure was commissioned for last year's festival but was used again this year.

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Photos are by Geoffrey Cottenceau and Fulguro. Details from Fulguro follow:

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BAR NESTLÉ

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Montreux Jazz Festival 2006

For the 40th Montreux Jazz Festival, Nestlé had the opportunity to have a bar on the lake side serving food and beverages.

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We designed a platform that would go from the edge of the lake onto the lake itself.

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It was shaped like steps allowing a maximum number of people to enjoy the view on the landscape.

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The bar was a kind of a beach house that landed on the platform.
 One side of the roof opened to let people order at the bar.

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At the same time it provided a shelter when the weather would be rainy.

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The project was inspired by paper boxes like chocolate packaging.

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The whole construction is conceived so it can be rebuilt for the next two festival's editions.

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See also: Nestlé Chocolate Museum by Rojkind Arquitectos

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