History on Tap: Jean Nouvel Updates a Barcelona Brewery

In Barcelona, Spain, at the Cervezas Moritz brewery renovated by Ateliers Jean Nouvel, steel-framed light boxes pivot to reconfigure the layout of the restaurant. Photography by Roland Halbe.

Copper tanks are original to the 19th-century building. Photography by Roland Halbe.

A plant wall grows in the rear courtyard. Photography by Roland Halbe.

Doors and windows are also steel-framed. Photography by Roland Halbe.

Epoxy flooring flows through the lounge. Photography by Roland Halbe.

Custom tin-topped tables and stainless-steel chairs fill the brasserie. Photography by Roland Halbe.

Structural columns in the brasserie are brick. Photography by Roland Halbe.

A newspaper kiosk and a bakery share a space reinforced by steel I beams. Photography by Roland Halbe.

The plant wall comprises several species. Photography by Roland Halbe.

Concrete fermentation tanks were sawed open to create a passageway to the courtyard. Photography by Roland Halbe.

The events space features a custom height-adjustable stainless-steel table. Photography by Roland Halbe.

A custom stainless trough sink and fittings appoint the men’s restroom. Photography by Roland Halbe.

Adaptations of vintage Moritz advertisements appear on light boxes in the microbrewery. Photography by Roland Halbe.

Custom ottomans gather in a lounge. Photography by Roland Halbe.

This alcove is part of the brasserie. Photography by Roland Halbe.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Roland Halbe .

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Roland Halbe .

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Roland Halbe .

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Roland Halbe .

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Roland Halbe .

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Roland Halbe .

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE. Photography by Roland Halbe .

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