Casual yet sophisticated and luxurious, the Sala Phuket Restaurant in Thailand designed by Department of ARCHITECTURE Co., Ltd. takes advantage of a perfect beach-side location. The retreat has a total of 50 indoor and 70 outdoor seats and an atmosphere that is meant to accompany a memorable holiday escape.
Various water ponds contribute to the overall feeling of relaxation inspired by Sala Phuket. According to the architects, “the volume of the restaurant and bar has been stretched horizontally to maximize overlooking beach-front view to all patrons. Contrary to the grid system which usually demarcates a clear boundary line, structural columns are re-positioned at an unconstrained rhythm, thus creating an ambiguous edge– a sense of border-less“. The roof terrace looks particularly inviting, with its romantic dim lighting, plenty of cushions and. The designers aimed at creating the illusion of floating above the sea and from we’re standing, it seems they succeeded in their task.