Galvanizing Delight | Galvanizers Association
Studio East Dining

Galvanizing Delight

GD-studio-east-slider-1

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.

GD studio slider 2

GD-Studio-East-slider-3

Architect: Carmody Groarke

Image: Luke Hayes

Posted on June 16, 2012 by untitled

Read next…

Lea Valley Cable Tunnels

At first sight, a project that involves rerouting power lines may seem insignificant or even described as a bit boring. However, the complex and challenging project to move two sets of existing power lines from pylons into tunnels was fundamental…

Read more

London Olympics 2012

When, in July 2005, the IOC president Jacques Rogge made the dramatic announcement that London had won the campaign to host the 2012 Olympics, it set off a dramatic programme of planning, building and organising that may well go on…

Read more

London Velodrome

Bikes ridden at speed around a banked arena seem to draw upon some primeval instinct that engenders a competitive edge for the riders and an almost uncontrollable zeal amongst the watching crowd. Maybe there is an intrinsic link within the…

Read more

Olympic Park

Situated to the east of London, encompassing four of the most deprived boroughs of London, the site that has become the Olympic Park started from very humble beginnings. The full legacy of centuries of industrial activity on the site became…

Read more