The Kiosk

Galvanizing Delight

This innovative design for The Kiosk came about as part of a change of use application for the neighbouring retail unit, which had previously been used as a florist. The concept for the rippling CNC-cut timber layers of the facade resulted from an ambition to reinvent the conventional idea of a floral motif. The timber layers of the facade are supported on a galvanized steel structure; both were fabricated off-site and then installed on-site as a pre-assembled object. The lozenge shape of the kiosk rotates to be open during the day, creating preparation space. The flowers are displayed on shelves that are placed on the surrounding pavement, and are stored and locked in the kiosk at night.


Architect: Buchanan Partnership

Image: Charles Hosea Photography

Posted on April 15, 2015 by untitled

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