Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

OAK bar by dePaor Architects

Irish studio dePaor Architects have inserted this oak grid-shell structure into the café area of Dublin Airport's Terminal 2, which opened late last year.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

The undulating structure sits in the centre of the OAK bar and provides a canopy over the space.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

It's made from strips of veneered plywood that slot into one another.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

Perforated wooden vaults frame the entrance into the café-bar.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

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Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

Photographs are by Alice Clancy.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

Here's a tiny bit of text from the architects:


Dublin Airport Landside bar.OAK

The landside bar and cafe in the new terminal at Dublin airport is a n 84mm oak veneered plywood deformed grid shell as a baldacchino over bar and server.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

It stands on three stainless steel shoes on the limestone terrace and suspend a murano glass at the limestone stone bar.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

The snug is excavated as a series of parallel vaults with service strips between.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

These oak veneered vaults are slot perforated to achieve a smoke reservoir.

Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects
Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects
Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects
Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects
Landslide Bar .OAK by dePaor Architects

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