Studio East Dining

Galvanizing Delight


Studio East Dining was a temporary pavilion, designed by Carmody Groarke, built on top of an eight-storey car park adjacent to the Olympic site. The structure was made entirely out of standard galvanized scaffolding poles taken from the site and wrapped in an industrial-grade polythene membrane. The pavilion design took into account the very short life span of the restaurant and the need for it to return to a construction site. The individual and intimate dining spaces within the structure and angular form of the pavilion’s roof is generated by the various directions that each of the dining rooms point, framing breathtaking panoramic views and creating a spectacular silhouette against the backdrop of the London 2012 Olympic site.

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Architect: Carmody Groarke

Image: Luke Hayes

Posted on June 16, 2012 by untitled

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