Restaurant The Jane in Belgium’s Antwerp has gone from old chapel to fine dining venue. Piet Boon Studio carried out the conversion for Michelin-starred chef Sergio Herman’s latest venture. Chef Nick Brill from Oud Sluis restaurant in the Netherlands heads up cuisine at the new Antwerp venue. The main restaurant hosts 65 guests while an upper room bar accommodates 40.
Photography by Richard Powers and Rahi Rezvani
via The Jane: divine fine dining in converted chapel – Alto Magazine.
This post was originally from dezeen and their photos are spectacular – go see it there!
The aestehtic of this construction essentially represents piety and humility, considering the designers used recycled wood. “The choice of such recycled wood is consistent with the poor and primitive sensibility of the chapel” says architect David Herjeczki. The interesting contrast of the wood with white space is visually appealing.
via Undulating Ceiling Chapels – The Prayer Chapel by Gensler Modernizes the Havens (GALLERY).