A cocoon-shaped 3-D-printed cafe named Cucuyo is opening this Thursday at Perez Art Museum Miami.
Comprised of stainless steel, the structure weighs 700 pounds.
"We wanted to create a one-of-a-kind piece that served the community and provided another option to museum patrons and locals while complementing the architecture and design of the museum," says Adelee Cabrera of Starr Catering Group, which manages Cucuyo and spoke with the Miami New Times.
A “fusion of art and culinary expertise,” as PAMM’s website describes it, the fascinating art piece utilizes innovative 3D printing technology and was designed by Berenblum Busch Architects (BBA). Manufactured by Amsterdam-based MX3D, it was named after summer childhood memories of catching glowing click beetles in the backyard.
Cucuyo will serve coffee, sandwiches, and bites by Executive Chef Kaytlin Dangaran.