Hackney based designers Tom and Fiona have just launched Witlof a kitchen design and build service. Built around a solid Birch Ply structure, using a wide range of natural materials, digital fabrication and hand finishing techniques, Witlof’s kitchens are chic, durable and functional. They are also very lovely people who we have enjoyed working with over the past couple of years. For more information go to : www.witlof.co.uk Tel: +44 (0) 7841 591065 info@witlof.co.uk     Read More
RDLAC Garden Room – @Studio_Bark The Garden Room is community project for Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre in Newham, East London. This project is a charitable evolution of Studio Bark’s hugely successful Bark Live-Build 2015 project @ Warren Lodge, Norfolk. Studio Bark worked on this project because the whole team believes in the importance of community, diversity and education. Studio Bark have delivered a community garden space in RDLAC’s courtyard following a snappy two week live-build, in association with The University of East London. The structure itself is very simple, but incorporates a long pop-up hatch window (powered by reclaimed car-boot pistons), a modular (locally sourced) Douglas Fir skin and a modular green roof. Studio Bark Build Blog Studio Bark Twitter U-Build – @UBuild_UK Studio Bark have been developing their low-impact U-Build system for the past 16 months in association with engineering firm ‘Structure Workshop’ and CNC workshop ‘Cut and Construct’ (@cutandconstruct). U-Build has been designed to change the preconceptions of self-build and will be launched ‘officially’ in 2017 as part of a new Grand Designs series (watch this space). RDLAC Garden room presented the team with an opportunity to test the first full-scale prototype of the modular system. Studio […] Read More
Margin Collective’s charity pavilion is designed to raise awareness and resources for the Save the Children, Syrian child refugee crisis appeal, donations can be made to the appeal here. The parts were CNC cut from Spruce Plywood and then assembled onsite with wedges to secure the parts. Through the support of the RIBA, the winning proposal is on display at RIBA , 66 Portland Place part of the London Architecture Festival, from the 21st of June to the 6th of August 2016  Constructing Communities Exhibition. Read More
INKS. is a colourful take on pinball from BAFTA award winning State of Play Games creators of Lumino City. Download available here  The smart, custom made melamine faced birch ply arcade unit was designed by Taro Tsuruta, of Tsurata Architects, for the Now Play This show at Somerset House, London.   Read More
The sculptural acoustic diffuser for the atrium of the Lycee Francais School, Kensington, London was designed by Wayward Architects to reduce noise levels and add a sculptural feature. Cut and Construct worked with our old friends at EJ Ryder to cut, finish and install the 20 metre long structure, to the existing building. Credits : Designed by Wayward Architects, Plywood parts cut by Cut and Construct Ltd, Finishing and installation EJ Ryder Ltd. Read More
Studio Bark have been developing their low-impact U-Build system for the past 16 months in association with engineering firm ‘Structure Workshop’ and CNC workshop ‘Cut and Construct’ (@cutandconstruct). U-Build has been designed to change the preconceptions of self-build and will be launched ‘officially’ in 2017 as part of a new TV series. Please Click Here to see a little bit more about Bark Live-Build 2016. This year Studio Bark are working on a very special community project for Royal Docks Learning & Activity Centre (RDLAC) in Newham, East London. Over a snappy two week live-build, Studio Bark in association with The University of East London, will be getting their hands dirty to deliver RDLAC a Garden Room which will enhance their courtyard with a flexible space to be used for activities and events. Once built, RDLAC Garden Room will become a test-centre for UEL’s Architectural Technology course, who will be monitoring it over a full heating and cooling season to test the internal environment and ongoing energy usage. The building will be the first full-scale prototype of the U-Build self-build fabrication system. Studio Bark U-Build U-Build site Read More
Cut and Construct made CNC flat pack spruce ply stands for the 2015 London Design Festival. The Aram Gallery is hosting 2°C, exhibition shows works from a wide range of design disciplines to reimagine the public communication of climate change. 2°C was brought together by Disegno magazine and designed by award-winning creative agency Universal Design Studio, curated by The Aram Gallery’s Riya Patel.  The exhibition includes work by  Dominic Wilcox,Ilona Gaynor, Maria Blaisse, Marjan van Aubel, Neri&Hu, Parsons & Charlesworth, PearsonLloyd, Ross Lovegrove, Sam Baron and Universal Design Studio.   Read More
BBQ Lab is a smart new food concept at Dinerama ; a day-to-night street food market at Shoreditch Yard.  Studio Bark’s design reflects the BBQ Lab brand of technical experimentation, by referencing a laboratory aesthetic, incorporating copper piping, mood lighting and smoke. Head over to the Studio Bark portfolio for more photos and info. BBQ Lab at Dinerama, Shoreditch Yard, 19 Great Eastern Street, London EC2 Thu / Fri / Sat 12pm – midnight / Sun 12pm – 9pm / until 4th October 2015   Read More
We recently had the pleasure of CNC cutting the Birch Ply signage for Netil 360 rooftop bar in London Fields. The rooftop is a great secret spot, the entrance is at the beginning of Westgate street, near Broadway Market. See Netil 360 for the latest events Read More
Tokyo based architects Nonscale Co winners of the annual Triumph Pavilion competition, set up by competition organiser ArchTriumph have built a new center piece for the Museum Gardens of the V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green, East London. We provided CNC cut parts and materials for the Star Pavilion which is on display until 29th July.         Read More