OWIU Studio unveils “Rappu”, Singapore’s largest Omakase Bar located in the Tanjong Pagar district

The project features the preservation of two shophouses and centers around a signature continuous 20-meter-long quartz bar.  OWIU Studio, the architecture and design studio founded by Amanda Gunawan and Joel Wong in 2017, officially unveils its latest restaurant project, RAPPU, in Singapore’s vibrant Tanjong Pagar district. The 36-seat RAPPU is a new omakase sushi bar concept by The Feather Blade group and offers a striking design worthy of the largest venue of its kind in Singapore. Housed in a heritage-preserved shophouse on Duxton Road, in the commonly referred to as the neighborhood with a bustling dining and bar scene, OWIU Studio’s design for RAPPU is based around the preservation of two shophouses and transformation into one structure. With the intention to preserve the charm of the heritage shophouse, OWIU Studio maintained the exposed timber ceiling beams and raw concrete flooring to still showcase the industrial-chic aesthetic of the original space while reimagining it as a chic restaurant. RAPPU’s sushi bar counter boasts 36 seats that make it the largest sushi omakase bar in Singapore. For RAPPU’s industrial-chic aesthetic and ambitious design, OWIU Studio developed various creative solutions to accommodate the existing architectural constraints and showcase the restaurant’s signature 36-seat omakase bar. The studio’s approach required creating a […]