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Location London, SW9
Status Completed 2017
Downstairs is a lower ground floor event space which forms part of the practice’s development of The Department Store.
An original cast iron staircase, repurposed from a former stable block within the development, leads off the ground floor reception to a 3,000sqft flexible space with a stripped back industrial aesthetic.Original Crittall sliding metal doors have been refurbished, and are used to conceal storage areas and back of house facilities.
A built in IT system combines with folding timber benches and tables to accommodate a variety of event types such as talks, screenings, photo shoots, workshops and exhibitions as well as weekly in-house yoga. The space is open to the creative and business community in Brixton and beyond.