Pascal Arquitectos : Nisha Bar-Lounge

Interior Design: Pascal Arquitectos, Carlos Pascal & Gerard Pascal
Construction: Pascal Arquitectos
Furniture: Pascal Arquitectos
Project date: 2005-2006
Area: 885 m2
Location: Av. de las Palmas y Periférico, México City

Photographer: Jaime Navarro

[entry hallway]
The project comes up from the intention of creating an entertainment space for adults of 30 years old and over. The place houses a lounge and a restaurant-bar area connected by a lobby. The lobby, predominantly in dark tones since it is covered with black metal plates and “terrazzo” floor, is illuminated by psychedelic images displayed by eight plasma screens.


[both images : lounge]
The lounge walls are completely covered in wood and surrounded by large windows overlooking to a forest; within this space there are several small sets of living rooms, each one with a plasma screen which recreates images simulating a fireplace, a fish tank or a landscape, etc. The furniture is comfortable and deep, all of them distributed around an exotic palm.

[restaurant bar]
The restaurant-bar is surrounded by crystal walls that changes colors in combination with the music and the videos. This section also displays a 15 meter long bar and further up, at the back, a same size by 3 meters height hi-res video screen submerges us into a virtual world: for a moment we can be watching the Earth from outer space, and in other flying through the clouds, exploring a tropical forest or swimming surrounded by sharks; all this liven up by a hi-fi sound equipment.

[women’s bar]
[men’s bar]
The restrooms were designed as if they were part of the recreational spaces decorating them with a service bar and a cozy sofa. The use and the color mix in every single space of the premises generates visual delight complemented by the music, the videos and the social atmosphere.

[ed. note: thanks to Pascal Arquitectos for the recent comment on MNP, and for submitting this project for publication – we look forward to more work from this talented firm]

Posted: April 11th, 2007
at 7:30am by Amanda Balconi

Categories: architecture,interiors,featured ninjas

Comments: 6 comments


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  3. Hello I am a pupil from King Ecgbert School Sheffield and I am e-mailing to ask you if I can use your images for my school project, please could you e-mail me as soon as possible on this e-mail address

    From, Matthew Balmforth

    Matthew Balmforth

    30 Jan 08 at 5:42 am


  4. Well hello im a mexican student of interior design, and im very impressed by the work of the Pascal brothers theyr projects just leave me breathless!

    So keep on the good work!!

    Chantal Ornelas Gaytán

    24 Feb 08 at 10:55 pm


  5. Dear Mr/Ms:

    Good Day!

    hello I’m a Filipino student from De La Salle-college of saint benilde, and I’m very spectacular by the work of the Pascal Brothers.

    I would like to ask a permission if i can use your photos as my example business proposal for my business restaurant, actually this business proposal just a project only, and my prof in De La Salle- College of Saint Benilde needs a realistic proposal restaurant, so i found out that this will be a good example for my business proposal.

    i’ll be looking forward to your reply, thank you.

    sincerely yours,

    Jonathan Viray Jr
    Bachelor of Science in Hotel Restaurant and Institution Management


  6. I think I may visit this next time I’m in Mexico City just to see if for myself!



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