Kengo Kuma and Associates  have completed a restaurant and bar in Kichijoji, a suburban town outside Tokyo that still retains the atmosphere of black-market, popular during the post-World War II period.

They uses recycled materials, including ethernet cables, to give the restaurant its distinctive textured appearance. The furniture is made of left-over melted acrylic byproducts, that allow the space to become invisible with stools and tables appearing to float independently. Opposite the bar there is a large wall painting by Teruhiko Yumura, his punk manga motifs serving as the backdrop.

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