The weather conditions in the UK are ever changing and you can often see a wet evening right after a bright and sunny day. NEX Architecture wanted to build something that responds well to the ambient weather conditions and have come up with the design of the Cadogan Café for Chelsea, with which the architecture firm has won an international competition.
To be located near the Saatchi Gallery in the Duke of York Square, the 300sqm café features a unique coiled form and a rooftop terrace, giving visitors an opportunity to soak in the summer sun while enjoying their favorite meal. The eco friendly structure also boasts a retractable glass wall that too responds to the weather conditions.
The glazed wall not only allows visitors to move in and out a lot more freely but also ensures that the open places is naturally ventilated and lit thereby saving a considerable amount of energy. Being a dynamic and flexible place, the café is expected to attract a lot of visitors.