NYC Design Awards gives more insight into the creation of Morimoto Asia

Sep 19, 2016 in "Morimoto Asia"

Morimoto Asia, Patina Group and its design group STUDIO V Architecture have been nominated for a Design 100 New York Design Award, and as part of the nomination, the designers have offered some interesting information on its creation.

Most notable was that the restaurant remodel cost $17 million to transform from the former nightclub Mannequins.

The undulating "ribbon bar" is made of Corian, and forms one of the longest bars in the world at 270 ft.

Designers used a creative range of green materials including certified bamboo, reclaimed lumber, recycled glass, and energy systems to cool and heat public rooms.

Read the full article at Design 100, and also check out our in-depth review of Morimoto Asia.

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Article Posted: Sep 19, 2016 / 2:00pm EDT