Not long ago, Starbucks, the world’s first container built by Japanese architect Gengyan Wu, was just unveiled in Hualien. Nowadays, the creative building giant is also endlessly working with Starbucks to create the fifth in the world in Tokyo. Starbucks top store, and the world’s largest flagship store, Reserve Roastery (Starbucks selected coffee Tokyo baking workshop)!
Looking back at the opportunity between Kengo Kuma and Starbucks, he will build it from the Tianman Palace in Dazaifu, Fukuoka in 2011. The Omotesando store, built by 2,000 wooden blocks, said that this is the most beautiful store in the world. Injecting fashionable charm into the old streets and historic sites, it is also the beginning of Starbucks’ active creation of local specialty stores. Now, for many years, Japan has once again welcomed the new Starbucks store, which is dominated by the masters, compared to the Omotesando Omotesando store. Exquisite and exquisite, the Nakameguro flagship store, which is expected to be unveiled in Tokyo, is expected to show the spark ambition of re-engagement between the master and the brand.
The new Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Tokyo’s Nakameguro is the fifth Starbucks store in Seattle, New York, Shanghai and Milan, and the store is next to Meguro, which has the highest name in Kanto. The geographical location matches the natural beauty that changes with the seasons, and it is bound to set off the wave of tides.
Immersive space like a “coffee theater” 如「咖啡劇場」般沉浸式空間
In the design of the Reserve Roastery in Tokyo Starbucks, as the new Zhongmu Black Star Buck is adjacent to the Meguro River, as the premier cherry blossom viewing in Japan, Kengo Kuma also incorporates this image into the design, using floor-to-ceiling windows to break indoor and outdoor space as much as possible. Create the best view of cherry blossoms. 隈研吾 combines art and the use of natural and natural materials to create a warm and harmonious space. The interior space also compares with other top-level stores, and will plan an interactive space workshop to allow coffee lovers to communicate with Starbucks coffee experts and baking masters at close range. Enjoy a delicious coffee drink.
It is worth mentioning that the store has the world’s largest 17-meter Starbucks Roastery coffee barrel, copper coffee barrels running through four floors, and a closer look, will also find up to 2100 red copper material The copper cherry blossoms are scattered in it. It is like a romantic indoor cherry blossom rain. With the natural light of day and night, the copper cherry trees that can be seen in this season will also be different in color and shade.
In addition to the copper cherry trees, the interior uses a large amount of wood and a warm atmosphere. The wood is purchased from the local area and treated with traditional techniques to delay the aging of the material and ensure bright colors in the next few years. The wooden ceiling is inspired by the traditional Japanese origami art, and the second floor design is also designed with Japanese and paper, which perfectly reflects Kengo Kuma’s “negative architecture” concept.
On the second floor space, there is the world’s largest, also the first in Japan, the Teavana Teavana Bar, which will change drinks with the seasons. Of course, as the cherry blossom season is approaching, the special special drinks will naturally be indispensable. The first to see Milan’s Arriviamo craft cocktail bar, this time in Asia’s first debut to enter the third floor, in addition to the introduction of authentic Italian pre-dinner wine culture, combined with Starbucks coffee, tea to develop a variety of creative bartender, like in the middle Minoki espresso martini is paired with the local chocolate brand “green bean to bar CHOCOLATE” to make Western-style wines encounter oriental flavors.
在二樓空間，有全世界最大、也是日本首見的的茶瓦納Teavana Bar，將隨季節更換飲品，當然隨著櫻花季即將到來，相關特調飲品自然少不了。而首見於米蘭的Arriviamo精釀雞尾酒吧，這回則以亞洲初登場姿態進駐三樓，除了導入正宗義式餐前酒文化，也結合星巴克咖啡、茶飲開發多款創意調酒，像是中目黑濃縮咖啡馬丁尼則搭配在地巧克力品牌「green bean to bar CHOCOLATE」，讓西式酒品遇上東方風味。
First workshop space 首個工作坊空間
In addition to the imaginative space like the “Coffee Theatre”, the AMU Inspiration Lounge on the 4th floor means that weaving, in addition to being the world’s first training facility certified by the Fine Coffee Association, will host different cultural events in the future. The TOKYO wall-shaped wall stitched by different colorful coffee bags is also the focus of attention.
Of course, when you come to see the famous cherry blossoms, Starbucks also plans an outdoor space. In the outdoor seating area on the third floor, in addition to the Tokyo architectural features, you can also enjoy the beauty of the Kurokawa cherry blossoms from a VIP angle.
There is a shortage of Nakameguro in the metropolitan areas such as Shibuya and Shinjuku. It is more convenient to experience the daily life of the Tokyo people, and the recent emerging food shopping business district, “Nakamuro Black Elevated”, is in a leisurely atmosphere. A variety of style shops are offered in one go, and now the first Starbucks store in Tokyo is determined to enter this area, adding another fascinating landscape to this area that is like the city’s secrets!
除了有如「咖啡劇場」般充滿想像的空間外，位於四樓的AMU Inspiration Lounge，AMU日文意思為編織，除了成為全球首個獲精品咖啡協會認證的培訓設施，未來也將定期舉辦不同文化活動，而由不同繽紛咖啡袋拼接的TOKYO字樣牆面，自然也是吸睛焦點。