Charred timber at DSDHA’s Parkside kiosk near London’s City Hall links the area’s past and present

Parkside Kiosk model showing the 9m cantilevered canopy and its stalactite-like timber column.

The charred wood cladding of DSDHA’s kiosk by the Thames in London stands out from the corporate developments around it and acts as a pointer to the area’s past. Will Jones finds out how it came about. Photos by Morley von Sternberg

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