royal college of art student union cafe by weston surman & deane architecture
royal college of art student union cafe by weston surman & deane architecture royal college of art student union cafe by weston surman & deane architecture
dec 10, 2012
royal college of art student union cafe by weston surman & deane architecture


‘royal college of art student union cafe’ by weston surman & deane architecture

 

after graduating from the royal college or art and design in london, weston surman & deane architecture were asked to
redesign the school’s student union café. the primary architectural driver was to insert warmth into the existing stark
concrete and steel building. timber was used extensively, from the kitchen, shelving and tables which were fashioned
entirely from ripped and refined scaffolding boards, to the reclaimed parquet flooring.

 

 


open for business

 

 


closed cafe view

 

 


conceived table

 

 


scaffold shutters

 

 


accented plugs

 

 


festoon lighting

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.
see more project submissions from our readers
here.

comments policy
LOG IN VIA
login with designboom
designboom's comment policy guidelines
generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

- please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
- please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
- please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
- please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
- please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
(there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
the best 100-200 entries too.)

a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.