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Aku Tiki, Acapulco, Mexico (restaurant)
bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-07-23 05:29 am   Permalink

Very interesting concept details, Sabu, thanks.
-The sign: A lava rock grotto with its interior back-lit in red, and real bamboo letters sticking up in the foreground. Very Cool.
-The entrance: Looks like it's not an A-frame, but a modernist arch. It could be a combination of these two architectural concepts I documented on my expeditions:

The mid-century modern arch:



...and the asymmetrical A-frame:



...but all built from bamboo and tropical materials

And the waterfall spouting from the lava rock outrigger reminds me of the pool I found at the Shelter Isle apartments in 1994:








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