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Market


Bekah Ruhe interior+design bekahruhe@gmail.com www.bekahruhe.com


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Corporate

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Hospitality

Retail

Market

URBAN LOW RISE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

RESEARCH & LEARNING OFFICE CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

CALTRAIN RAIL SYSTEM, OAKLAND, CA

RESTAURANT LOCATED IN RITZ-CARLTON, CHICAGO, IL

LEGGING BOUTIQUE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA

COMMUNITY PUBLIC MARKET, CONCORD, CA


Project Scope

DISTRICT 1280 M A R K E T P L AC E Client:

Steve Carlin, CEO of Carlin Company Market developer

Location:

1280 Willow Pass Road Concord, California

End Users:

Concord & surrounding communities Shoppers Students Families Local farmers & vendors Market employees Market vendors, cafe, & restaurant employees

The Market includes a variety of Retail, Hospitality, & Educational spaces. Each vendor was carefully selected and was required to have organic or sustainable products as well as to be located within the Bay Area or California to promote and support our local farmers and retail merchants.


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SITE PLAN LEGEND

KEY NOTES

PROPERTY LINE

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NOTE: SEE 16/G0.2 FOR ADA PARKING DETAIL

9' x 18' ADA PARKING SPACE

9' x 18' PARKING SPACE

10' x 10' SKYLIGHT

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SHEET NOTES AND KEY NOTES ARE APPLICABLE TO THIS SHEET ONLY.

SITE PLAN SHEET NOTES

Market Location:

Approx. 36,000 sq. ft. On site parking 1 main entrance for market 1 side entrance for restaurant 2 adjacent tenants: Guitar Center & Rasputen Music

Restaurant Entrance

Market Entrance

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Project Site


Circulation Studies Individuals must go walk to either end of the market to get to the opposite side. Needs a middle opening for more efficient circulation.

Gives a more organic flow to the boxed shaped floor plan, but circulation is still blocked by community area.

Provides limited access to vendors because of layout of the building

Allows for an open circulation for individuals to choose freely what area they want to go to. By placing a path through the community area shoppers can easily access all the vendors without traveling on a forced circulation path.


Puts the community at the core of the space by placing focus on community and allows vendors to engage with individuals using the space.

Bubble Diagram Study

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Com. Kitchen

Cafe

Restaurant

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Large Vendor

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Victory Patio Garden

Adjacency Blocking Studies

Schematic Studies


Merchant Vendor Stores

Interior Plants

Exterior Sketch

Living Wall for Kitchen Entrance


Process Sketches

Way-finding Kiosks

Interior Restaurant Doors

Outdoor Garden


Victory Garden

Victory Garden: The Victory Garden concept originated during World War I & II to encourage communities and towns to grow their own produce. By re-inventing this idea the Market’s Victory Garden will be a learning tool for schools to teach children how to grow their own food. The Market’s cafe and restaurant will also utilize the produce grown for their seasonal menus.


Project Concept

Tell your friends!

Visit the Market

What did you learn?

Change your eating habits & grow your own garden.

Concept: Learn & Live + Community The concept for this project is the idea of learning valuable ideas while at the market from vendors, the community, and each other, then, going out and living a healthier life based on the knowledge and experience one gains while at the market.


Floor Plan

SHIPPING & RECEIVING

ELECTRICAL

About Market Merchant Vendors: Each merchant vendor was carefully selected and are all local to the Bay Area and California. Flowergirl: Over 75% of their fresh flowers are from California and used to make simple elegant arrangements. Living Apothecary: The make organic and natural juices, cleanses, and spreads using fresh produce from local farmers. Cheeseboard Collective: Native to Berkeley, they use organic ingredients for their breads and pastries and are well known for using leftover produce for their seasonal pizzas.

OFFICES

Straus Creamery: A family owned business, they provide the Market with fresh organic dairy products. Butcher: Five Dot Ranch and Kanaloa Seafood will supply fresh, organic, and sustainable meats, poultry, and seafood for people to enjoy. Baby Bites: This specialty shop makes organic baby food using seasonal produce. 3 Babes Bakeshop: Using seasonal fruits and organic ingredients, this bakeshop makes specialty cakes and pies, including gluten-free options. Produce: A combination of local farmers will contribute to providing fresh fruits, vegetables, jams, and other products based on what is available during the seasons. Etta + Billie: Using sustainable business practices, they make hand-crafted bath and body products. Actual Cafe: An Oakland favorite, they support the community by promoting the arts and use of local ingredients to create a delightful menu. Plum Restaurant + Bar: A Bay Area favorite, this restaurant will provide the market with a fine dining experience by using organic and local ingredients to create savory California cuisine dishes.

BREAK ROOM


COMMUNITY CLASSROOM & KITCHEN PLUM RESTAURANT + BAR

ACTUAL CAFE

BUTCHER

Restaurant Entrance

STAGE ETTA+BILLIE

STRAUS CREAMERY

PRODUCE

COMMUNITY PLAZA

3 BABES BAKESHOP

CHEESEBOARD COLLECTIVE FLOWERGIRL

LIVING APOTHECARY

BABY BITES

Rendered Floor Plan

Entrance

Design Problem: How can a public market enhance sustainable living and enable community interaction?


Flowergirl: In order to integrate the “Learn & Live� concept inside the market, Flowergirl was placed directly at the entrance to surround customers with vibrant colors and a variety of local flowers and living plants.


Merchant Vendors


Cheeseboard Collective: This vendor provides the community with fresh breads, pastries, & pizzas that are made with local and organic ingredients.


Merchant Vendors

Cheeseboard Collective Storefront Elevation

Etta + Billie: Etta + Billie is a Bay Area company that produces handmade sustainable bath and body products. They strive to make their customers as well as the environment their number one priority.

Etta + Billie and Fresh Produce Storefront Elevation

Fresh Produce: The produce vender will be a collection of various local farmers contributing to a variety of fresh vegetables, fruits, jams, etc. depending on the season and what is locally available.


Community Plaza: The Community Plaza is a space that enables the community to hold events with the built in stage. It also provides a space that individuals can use to enjoy the busy market atmosphere, with soft moveable seating as well as areas to dine, or hook up laptops to work or study.


Community Plaza


Living Columns & Interaction Tables: The Community Plaza features living columns that have native California succulents growing in between reclaimed wood panels. A high table branches out allowing people to sit, study, or start a conversation with the person sitting next to them.


Community Plaza Design Solution: The design successfully provides spaces that enables people to shop, study, relax, and learn by incorporating the community space and local vendors into the market to promote healthy living and community interaction. Skylight Diagram Sketch

Community Plaza Elevation

Seating Options Sketch


Information Desk & Herb Wall: The Information desk is where people can go to learn more about the vendors and sign up for classes that the market is offering. The herb wall decorates the entrance into the Community Classroom and Kitchen.


Community Classroom & Kitchen The Herb Wall allows for the community, cafe, and restaurant to cook with fresh herbs.

Community Classroom Elevation

Community Activity Classroom & Kitchen:

This space enables the community to learn from each other, take cooking classes, hold events or conferences, have knitting club, etc. Both rooms can be utilized to teach the community how to prepare healthy meals for their families.

Community Kitchen Elevation


Actual Cafe Community Art Wall: Since Actual Cafe supports community events and embraces local artists, we designed an art wall that will display artworks from local schools, community, and artists for the people visiting the market and Actual Cafe to enjoy.


Actual Cafe


Actual Cafe Menu Includes: Breakfast sandwiches, oatmeal, & bagels Sandwiches, soups & salads Vegan & vegetarian options Snack appetizers Coffee & Teas Beer & wine Homemade lemonades & sodas

Cafe Requirements: Order counter Condiment bar Community dining room - Large table Dining area - 2-top and 4-top tables Reading area Bar seating To-Go order pick-up area Kitchen Interaction Wall: Actual Cafe encourages its patrons to participate in “No-Laptop� days to promote interaction with the people around them in order to build new friendships and make the community stronger. The interaction wall allows people to write or post flyers for community events creating a conversation piece for people sitting at the bar sipping a cup of coffee or enjoying a freshly made sandwich.


Plum Restaurant + Bar: Plum is a full service restaurant and bar that specializes in savory California cuisine by using fresh local foods and ingredients. They believe in teaching the community about food in whatever way they can. They strive to provide educational cooking classes to teach individuals, students, families, and the community on how to prepare heathy and flavorful meals.


Plum Restaurant + Bar

Concrete Banquette Seating Feature: To give guests a intimate dining experience, a focal concrete suspended wall was designed to not only highlight the restaurant’s entry but creates a separation from the main dining area and the waiting area. Decorative chandeliers hang on the inside to create a soft ambiance for guest to enjoy.


This project was completed using the following programs: Revit Architecture: Plans, elevations, 3D modeling Photoshop: Rendered plans & elevations, image editing, sketches Illustrator: Diagrams, location map InDesign: Layout Hand work: Perspective rendered overlays, sketches, diagrams

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Plum Restaurant + Bar

Menu Includes: Lunch, Dinner, & Appetizers Garlic fries Organic seasonal salads Fresh organic vegetables Local fried oysters & cod Gnocchi Pork Loin Burgers Dessert Beer, wine, & house cocktails Coffee & Teas

Restaurant Requirements: Seating for a minimum of 100 people Host/reception Area - Market and side entrance Waiting area Dining room - booth, banquette, and table seating Cocktail lounge Full service Bar Service station Kitchen Office Restrooms


Bar: By placing the bar in the rear of the restaurant it allows the Market shoppers to have easy access to the cocktail lounge and bar. It features custom casework for storage as well as handmade with a metallic finish to enhance a more sultry and fine dining experience. The kitchen is located directly behind the bar giving servers easy access to both spaces.

Market Design  

Senior Project. Please note this project was used for educational purposes only.

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