Gundry + Ducker creates concertina facade for London brewery

A folded facade of galvanised metal and glass fronts the railway arches that home this beer corridor in London by native studio Gundry + Ducker.

Positioned in Kentish City in North London, the brewery was designed for beer firm Camden City Brewery inside railway arches in a cobbled mews.

Gundry + Ducker has created the Camden City Brewery 

Its concertinaed frontage was designed by Gundry + Ducker to rejoice the arches whereas framing the brand new taproom and store inside.

“There was a possibility to consider how we may join the mews to town, encourage public and group use and categorical the model,” studio founder Christian Ducker advised Dezeen.

Facade at Camden Town Brewery
It’s situated in Kentish City

Retaining the spirit of being in a busy working brewery while making a welcoming atmosphere for visitors was key to the venture transient.

“We reimagined the mews as an industrial park the place the large stainless-steel tanks and brewing paraphernalia turned blended with timber, lighting and seating to type an area used for a variety of actions,” Ducker defined.

Concertinaed facade by Gundry + Ducker
The brewery has a concertinaed facade

The 2 renovated railway arches act as an extension of the location. The arches are related by the facade the place they entrance onto the mews.

Fashioned of galvanised metal and glass, the folded frontage is meant to mirror the commercial nature of the location.

“We noticed the present 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 slim mews into the inside.

Interior of Camden Town Brewery
Camden City Brewery occupies railway arches

Inside Camden City Brewery, the renovated arches home a taproom, tour assembly level, store and assembly house. They’re related at their rear by a double-height hall which providers 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.

Taproom interior by Gundry + Ducker
A bar stretches the size of the inside

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 under a contrasting graphic of Camden City Brewery’s emblem.

“[It is] supposed to mirror the easy 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 Seventies dwelling that includes inexperienced hues and chequerboard terrazzo, and a vibrant bubble tea cafe in Soho.

The images is by Hufton + Crow.