Professional chefs named gluten free as the eighth most popular trend of 2013, according to the recent National Restaurant Association survey. In the same survey, it was named the top trend by quick-service restaurant operators. Ask any celiac disease sufferer and they will tell you gluten free is not a trend but a necessary way of life, whether eating at home or dining out.
Davis Wince, Ltd. recently completed work on the Denver Beer Co., 1695 Platte Street, Denver, Colorado. The new design gets its inspiration from beer gardens in Bavaria and reflects the authentic, kicked back vibe where friends and strangers can share food and a pint.
Colleges and Universities have continued to play an important role in promoting energy conservation and the utilization of renewable energy sources. We look at some examples of how a handful of institutions have responded.
Davis Wince, Ltd. Architecture has had the pleasure of designing 3 Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers and is in the process of designing a 4th. Along the way we have also consumed a multitude of amazing pizzas.
Open-kitchen concepts have flooded the restaurant market as a way for chefs to showcase their talents, ingredients, cleanliness, and personality. As a designer asked to develop an open-kitchen space, we must understand how commercial kitchens work.
How can BIM help healthcare design specifically for architects, engineers, contractors, and most importantly the end user?
As the healthcare industry has changed, a new configuration called “On Stage/Off Stage” or “Pod” arrangement was developed. The Pod configuration was formed based on the Disney model in which the Patient-Centered Medical Home Care Concept could be implemented.
Capital constraints tied with broader economic and regulatory improbability continue to plague healthcare systems. How will systems’ real estate strategies evolve to help the continued challenge of providing high-quality, cost-effective care?
By creating a facility that combines living with social programming such as cafes, restaurants, and retail clients, universities can create a lifestyle community that many students desire.
Building openings in restaurants play an interesting role in the connection between inside dining, outside dining and the transition space in between. Utilizing large openings between dining rooms and patios can increase the dynamic of a complex dining room comprised of interior and exterior components.