Foreword

Coffeeshops have become an integral part of the modern urban landscape, with your next shot of espresso never more than a short walk away. Coffee culture witnessed a boom in popularity in the 90s; experiencing incredible growth that was further boosted by the emergence of the digital age. Nowadays you’d be hard-pressed to find a cafe not filled to the brim with an army of “freelancers” workers searching for a strong WiFi signal and an even stronger Arabica blend.

Despite what sitcoms like Friends might have you believe, Americans are not the biggest coffee-drinkers in the world. Scandinavian countries like Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, and Sweden are the ones that crave the most caffeine, with world number 1 Finland consuming an average of 12 kg of coffee per person per year.

Participants of this competition were tasked with expanding the premise of the modern coffee shop, creating a design that could be easily replicated in miniscule locations across northern Europe. They were asked to look past the traditional lounge motif that permeates today’s coffee shop culture, and create a new iconic look for the caffeine dispensary.

The jury’s primary focus when selecting winning projects was this iconic flair. The jury showed preference for those designs that were easily recognisable, and as such could be used to build a brand around their characteristics.

The high quality of the winning projects as well as the honorable mentions reflects the outstanding level of work submitted. Bee Breeders would like to thank all entrants for their participation.

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1st Prize Winner

Project name

Coffee Podium

Author Lau Wai Lap
Country Hong Kong

2nd Prize Winner

Project name

Tiny Coffee House

Authors Ali Parva, Reza Khosravi
Country United States
+92 points Buildner University Rankings

3rd Prize Winner

Project name

As Home

Company Studio 2HB srl
Authors Marco Di Pisa, Daphne Tarantino, Marianna Di Salvo, Silvia Albano
Country Italy

Honorable Mentions

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Project name

Coffee Bug

Authors Maria Law, Razvan Pop, Joe Harris, Stefan Munteanu
Country United Kingdom
Project name

Coffee House

Country Czech Republic
Project name

Kremm Coffee and Gelatin

Authors Juthamanee Sawatdeenarumon, Piyapon Yukuntornpanya, Nantarat Wattanakul, Thadcharin Suttapom
Country Thailand
+72 points Buildner University Rankings
Project name

Arthropod

Company Eric Wang & Associates
Author Eric Wang
Country Hong Kong
Project name

The Big Tiny Coffee House Challenge

Authors Vlad Dumitru, Lauren Martin
Country United Kingdom
Project name

Fika

Country Australia

Shortlisted projects

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The Big Tiny Coffee House Challenge

Vlad Dumitru

Lauren Martin

United Kingdom

Kremm de la Kremm

James Bartlett

Alexandra Blanchet

Canada

Krem Coffee House: retail as communal icon

Tim Keepers

Catherine Schultz

OrchestraONE_Studio

United States

Tiny Coffee House

Ali Parva

Reza Khosravi

United States

"PIPE" Coffee & Gelato Kiosk

Jack Law

Hong Kong

Coffee Podium

Lau Wai Lap

Hong Kong

Coffee House

Vit Forman

Katerina Kruskova

Czech Republic

KiosKremm

Rosanna Gaballo

Daniele Serangeli

Francesca maria Vinaccia

Italy

TransCafé

Tony Saghafi

Eric Gross

United States

VIRKINGR COFFEE ROOM

Rocio Romero

Spain

tiny cup

Axel Gerlero

Catalina Sonzini Astudillo

Paula de simone

Argentina

Born Traveler

Hines Fischer

Andrew Kline

United States

CAPSULE

Nayla Arida

Shirine Sbaiti

Lebanon

Arthropod

Eric Wang

Eric Wang & Associates

Hong Kong

KREMM BOX-The pure form transforms.

Camila Sousa

Brazil

The coffee cart

Muhammad Zahir Suhaimi

Muhammad Asyiq Suhaimi

Malaysia

coffee lighthouse

Federico Lerner

Mercedes Mena

Argentina

Woodie Coffee

Tze Yong Tay

Adrian Hong

Saiful Amry Morni

INTODESIGN Lab

Malaysia

As Home

Marco Di Pisa

Daphne Tarantino

Marianna Di Salvo

Silvia Albano

Studio 2HB srl

Italy

The Big Tiny Coffee House

Milda Pittman

Paula Cimionatto

United States

FILTER

Barrett Bertrand

Jared Sada

Nate Hart

United States

Icon

Hilla Havkin ofer

Hristiyana Vassileva

Peter Ausems

Israel

The Big Tiny Coffee House

David Roe

Ireland

Inside-out Coffee

Fabian Tocancipa

Nathalie Rengifo

Colombia

Kremm Coffee and Gelatin

Juthamanee Sawatdeenarumon

Piyapon Yukuntornpanya

Nantarat Wattanakul

Thadcharin Suttapom

King Mongkut'si institute of Technology Ladkrabang

+72 points Buildner University Rankings!
Thailand

Dan Bruce

United Kingdom

The Accordion

Paul (jnr) Mccreanor

Tony O'hare

Paul (snr) Mccreanor

United Kingdom

KAFEANDO

Luca Gebhard

Pantea Rezvanipour

Valeria Sapigni

Madina Akkubekova

Germany

KREMM COFFEE HOUSE

Mohini Patel

Raffaele Festa

Ilya Dunaev

Cubika Design

United Kingdom

Spout Coffee

Karen margarita Nuñez velez

David fernando Arévalo prato

Colombia

The Coffee House(s)

Jonathan Yeung

Renee wing. Yuen

United States

First Crack

Josephine Bull

Lukas Freitag

Germany

CITY LIGHTENER

Jadwiga anna Sobala

Katarzyna Kulpa

Anna Kowal

Poland

Juan Lima

Juan Arévalo

Raúl Hernández

Guatemala

The Lantern

Eloïse Rudolph

Estelle Brandon

Grégoire Hubert

France

Coffee Bug

Maria Law

Razvan Pop

Joe Harris

Stefan Munteanu

United Kingdom

Fika

Rachel Fay

Olivia Green

Australia

SSW COFFEE HOUSE

Karolina Kielb

Iman Mohd hadzhalie

United Kingdom

UNITY

Ada Kologlu

Turkey

Coffee TELTTA

Dimitrios Sifakis

Alexandra Comanita

Austria

Every coffee has its frame

Chiara Gollini

Italy

Yatra: The Journey

Mahesh Maharjan

Kusum Shrestha

Shreeju Shrestha

Karishma Manandhar

A for architecture

Nepal

boxwork07

Salvatore Sciuto

Italy

LOGGING INto THE CITY

Svetlin Petrov

Japan

Puff...

Toshiki Hirano

Japan

KREMM KAFE

Dariya Demydova

Yana IVANOVA

Luxembourg

Coffee Express

Tiziana Bellucci

Giacomo Busto

Michelangelo Chianese

Italy

BIG TINY COFFEE POT

Alessandro Martini

Marco Rizzi

Mattia Sonato

Italy

Bi_Ko

Luciana Bizzini

Università degli studi di Firenze - Scuola di Architettura

+22 points Buildner University Rankings!
Italy

SOPO

Hayriye Pınar

Hepe Design InteriorS

Turkey