Reed Watts completes largest V&A project

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Garden cafe was built in two weeks

Reed Watts Architects has completed its third and largest project at the V&A: a new café in the central courtyard.

The black steel structure in the John Madejski Garden consists of a 33sq m café and a 125sq m pavilion. It is designed to be viewed in the round, from inside the museum as well as from the garden.

The building was designed in three months and built in two weeks. Most of the elements were fabricated offsite, carried through the museum without the need for cranes and installed at night.

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