i was reminded of the work of office da and a restaurant they did in boston's south end when I stumbled on this post at (blog) casa haus earlier today. monica ponce de leon's (of office da) interpretation is maybe a bit more dramatic. i attended a lecture she had given where she described the sweeping forms as stalactites and i guess it does kind of appear cavernous. an incredibly innovative way of creating space and drama while hiding all of the systems running along the ceiling. here are a couple more images of offic da's restaurant:

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