Mexico City’s Auditorio Nacional stadium has a new copper-hued drinking haunt designed by Esrawe Studio.
The postmodern-style stadium was built in 1952 by architects Fernando Peña Ingenieros Óscar de Buen and Guillermo Salazar Polanco as a 10,000 capacity sporting venue, but today is used to host concerts and major events.
Bar Auditorio takes over an arch beneath the venue’s grand staircase, and Esrawe Studio has covered its curved ceiling in glistening copper tiles to highlight the building’s ‘timeless character’.
The studio has also installed a dark concrete bar which acts as a plinth for brass counter-bars, while walls are dark and moody.
Esrawe also previously designed award-winning Taco joint El Califa – one of our top dining spots for design lovers in Mexico City.
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