Coming from Paris, France, the client approached Hayashida Architects to help them realize their vision of starting a European style eatery in San Francisco. We communicated digitally with the client across different time zones to develop their prototype concept in terms of the 3D visual [...]
The owner of Chaya Brasserie is a pioneer of Franco-Japanese cuisine, and comes from a restaurant dynasty who opened its first teahouse in Japan 390 years ago. After starting the project with a previous architect, the client contacted Hayashida Architects to finish the design and bring his [...]
The client was a young company looking to expand on its concept of a quick service café with in-house baked goods. Hayashida Architects was hired to fit a bakery operation and café into a first floor space of a 4 story office building which was not previously used for food services. We [...]
Located on Post Street in the heart of San Francisco’s Japantown, Bushitei’s French California Fusion cuisine has won many acclaims including a coveted 1-star rating in the 2007 Michelin Guide. Hayashida Architects worked with the owner, Tak Matsuba, to bring to reality a design that [...]
Hayashida Architects transformed the existing cavernous restaurant space into a multi-use dining room. Through the use of cherry wood partition doors, the space can be opened up to accommodate a banquet or divided to create an intimate, private dining room.
We built a curving wall [...]
The Red Tractor Café’s idea was based on the founder’s memories of his grandmother’s farm in the Midwest. Using natural colors and finished woods (pine and Douglas fir), Hayashida Architects recreated the image of Sunday dinners at the farm house. The farm image is emphasized by having the [...]
AquaKnox, as the name suggests, is known for its seafood. Hayashida Architects worked on the conceptual design for this premiere restaurant bar in the Venetian Resort Casino.
The wide-open entrance and the bar at the front exemplify the elegant and hip ambiance of the [...]
As part of a two acre mixed use development, Hayashida Architects was hired to relocate this Berkeley Institution into the former Southern Pacific Depot, a designated Historic landmark with it’s own share of Berkeley history.
Our team worked closely with the developer, the contractor, [...]
Hayashida Architects was asked to create an East-West aesthetic for an Asian Fusion restaurant concept. This former train station had a main room with high coffered ceilings and beautiful wood paneling, surrounded by a loggia of arched openings. Hayashida Architects used these features to [...]
Ghirardelli Chocolate wanted to create the ambiance of an old fashioned soda fountain. Using period colors and materials such as mosaic tile flooring, mahogany casework, and stainless steel counter, Hayashida Architects created an old fashioned ice cream parlor that fits the buildings [...]