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Published in Architecture on 19/07/2019

Design Contract Awarded for Rooftop Food & Beverage at Central Plaza Dublin


CNI Editor reports

Serendipity By Design, an Irish owned and operated design consultancy firm, with its HQ in Dubai, has recently been awarded a contract for the interior architecture and design for Central Plaza rooftop F&B.

The leading design firm, which is owned by UCD graduate, Rebecca Gernon, and locally managed by Paolo Cafolla first made its mark in the middle & far east by designing projects for prestigious clients including some of the largest residential developers in the middle east, internationally respected hotel operators, as well as well designing and creating some of the top food & beverage brands in the region.

The firm has been tasked with the design of multiple F&B experiences that will complement each other across the 9th and 10th floor of Central Plaza, along with areas such as the designated ground floor lift lobby/entrance and the 360-degree wrap-around terrace.

To successfully design these outlets for efficient operations alongside an outstanding end-user experience is an exciting challenge according to Rebecca Gernon, due to the buildings amazing original architecture by Sam Stephenson that was ahead of its time.  We want to ensure that the venue is active and attractive from early morning to late evening for passing footfall, tourists, local shoppers, office workers and corporates looking to utilise the venue for events.” 

The tenant/operator of the venue, Mr. Zafar Shah, who has extensive international business interests has built an impressive portfolio in the international hospitality sector.

Rebecca Gernon added “Having worked with the buildings original architect, Mr. Sam Stephenson, it is an absolute honour to be able to create an experience that he wanted to achieve all those years ago. Our client Mr. Zafar Shah is a proven hardcore F&B operator with a desire to create experiences that delight customers and keeps them coming back for more