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Fernandes Food Court,

Status: Concept Design

Design Team: Jenifer Smith, Sharen Bidaisee, Robert Thompson

Description: The Food Court at Fernandes Centre is an oasis for refreshment, relaxation and encounter in the midst of the bustle of activities surrounding it.
Here various characters converge from the myriad businesses that populate the Fernandes Industrial Centre, creating a potential for creative exchanges through the informal chance meeting, the casual conversations that occur over a cup of coffee, a meal, or simply a wait in the queue.
The Food Court embraces and engages its physical context in a dialogue, through form, materials, visual connections, and circulation.
It integrates and upgrades the existing cafe building and
bus shelter, and celebrates the historic presence of the old