London Architects become chefs for one evening

A massive congratulations to architects Pollard Thomas Edwards for winning the 3rd edition of the ArchichefNight London 2017 with their dessert called “Urban Zest”.

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Pollard Thomas Edwards – the winning practice

Winning dish called URBAN ZEST

Winning dish: URBAN ZEST

After the success of the past edition, this year’s event was once again held at Osteria Restaurant, situated on level 2 of the Barbican Centre, a modern Italian restaurant, with spectacular views of the wonderful Barbican.

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The winning practice with the head chef and his staff

London-based architectural practices showed their cooking skills in the kitchen, coordinated and supervised by the Head Chef Christian Farrelly and his staff.

Each practice was asked to develop their own recipe or the one which can best describe the salient features of their works. The architects chose the individual ingredients and designed the final plates, then revealed to the guests the concept behind the chosen dish and its preparation.

The archichefs

The Archichefs

The other architectural practices wearing the Chef uniform for ArchichefNight evening were, B3 Designers, Hyphen (formerly Househam Henderson), Claudio Pironi & Partners, PENSON, Stride Treglown and Spacelab.

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Design partners of the event included:  Ceramica Sant’Agostino, Essequattro,  Nero3Foglizzo, Gufram, Kaldewei, Panzeri, Stone Italiana and Architonic.

ArchichefNight is a concept created by TOWANT, an event agency specializing in architecture and design, working in Italy and abroad. TOWANT works with some of the main Italian and International design brands. Events organised during the last years include EuropeanDesignFootball, the table football tournament dedicated to the European design; DJArch, parties held at design showrooms with the architects as DJs; ArchitectsParty, the parties hosted at the architects’ offices all around Europe.


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