Later this year in Southern China, you will be able to sit down for a bite to eat and then work it all off using the bike track located on the roof of the cafe.
Housing Corp VANKE has approached NL architects, a design firm located in the epicentre of all things bikes, to create exactly that; a cafe that accommodates bike rentals. It will be housed in the huge resort currently being constructed in Hainan.
Titled Bicycle Club, the cafe/velodrome mash-up will be,
supported by a structural system anchored below the central staircase that provides access to the track above. A curtain wall of glass hangs down from the cantilevered edges of the velodrome itself, which shade the cafe and bike rental operation inside.
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Images sourced from the nl architects site