mut architecture: ‘restaurant 51’ at cinematheque francaise, paris
international firm mut architecture recently completed ‘restaurant 51’ which is
part of cinematheque francaise, paris (designed by frank gehry). located near
parc de bercy, the restaurant allows museum goers views of nature.
with half the table outdoors, facing the parc and the other half twisting its path
through the interior of the restaurant, people can sit comfortably close to one
another and enjoy a meal or a glass of wine before visiting the museum, or after
leaving it. the table can be taken apart, fashioned into a number of different
variations depending on the needs of the restaurant or changes in the weather.
‘restaurant 51’ table which connects indoors with outdoors