Interesting ‘Salvaged Ring’ Coffee Shop Built from Recycled Wood by a21studio

Hochiminh-based a21studio designed this interesting coffee shop located alongside a highway in the Vietnamese countryside of Nha Trang. The project was entitled ‘Salvaged Ring’, which was derived from the large quantity of scrap wood used in the construction of the building. Its most distinctive feature would have to be its curved thatched roof that extends from the passing street before descending towards the riverbank at the rear of the scheme. [...]

 

In the Philippines, There's a Coffee Shop Where You Pay with Honesty

This store is too small for dishonest people, such is the mantra of this business called the Honesty Coffee Shop located in Batanes, in the Philippines. The unique concept of this cafe is in the name itself, honesty. Some people may find it odd that there aren’t any crew or staff inside this humble store. This is because everything is self-service in the shop – from making your own coffee, [...]