Sarah Carpenter & Studio

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Female owned

Brooklyn, NY



Elevated planting, earthy tones and natural materials are all found inside this restaurant, which transitions from day to night with ease.

Sereneco means “serenity” in Esperanto, a language developed for international communication in the late 19th century.  The auxiliary language has associations with the Usonian architecture movement heralded by Frank Lloyd Wright – Usono is the name for the United States in Esperanto – which also informed design decisions for the restaurant.  

The interiors were designed to create a connection to nature with the focus always being “experience over image.”  The bar serves as the aesthetic center of the space; with a sculptural centerpiece meant to invoke a hearth. 

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Status: Built
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Firm Role: Architect, Interior Design