A folded facade of galvanised metal and glass fronts the railway arches that home this beer corridor in London by native studio Gundry + Ducker.
Situated in Kentish City in North London, the brewery was designed for beer firm Camden Town Brewery inside railway arches in a cobbled mews.
Its concertinaed frontage was designed by Gundry + Ducker to have fun the arches whereas framing the brand new taproom and store inside.
“There was a possibility to consider how we may join the mews to the town, encourage public and neighborhood use and categorical the model,” studio founder Christian Ducker advised Dezeen.
Retaining the spirit of being in a busy working brewery while making a welcoming setting for visitors was key to the venture transient.
“We reimagined the mews as an industrial park the place the massive stainless-steel tanks and brewing paraphernalia turned blended with timber, lighting and seating to kind an area used for a spread of actions,” Ducker defined.
The 2 renovated railway arches act as an extension of the location. The arches are linked by the facade the place they entrance onto the mews.
Shaped of galvanised metal and glass, the folded frontage is meant to replicate the commercial nature of the location.
“We noticed the prevailing railway structure as together with not simply the arches, however all of the related pylons, platforms, [and] gantries,” Ducker advised Dezeen. “These supplied the materiality for our facade.”
The concertinaed type of the frontage creates indirect views out from the arches and defines circulation from the slender mews into the inside.
Inside Camden City Brewery, the renovated arches home a taproom, tour assembly level, store and assembly area. They’re linked at their rear by a double-height hall which companies the chilled cellar, kitchen and different ancillary areas.
Present supplies outline the interiors, with uncovered brick and closely patinaed concrete flooring of the arches retained and celebrated.
A bar stretching the size of the railway arch acts as a focus within the taproom.
The wall behind it’s clad in white vitreous-enamel panels, with beer faucets positioned beneath a contrasting graphic of Camden City Brewery’s emblem.
“[It is] supposed to replicate the straightforward graphic language of the Camden model and graphic materiality of the railway station above,” the studio mentioned.
Gundry + Ducker was based by Christian Ducker and Tyeth Gundry in 2007. Different London tasks by the studio embrace a 1970s home featuring green hues and chequerboard terrazzo, and a colourful bubble tea cafe in Soho.
The images is by Hufton + Crow.