Klaudia Kępińska and Charlie Redman


Charlie and Klaudia both met studying architecture at UCL. They both have a keen interest in creating playful yet utilitarian spaces, preferably in the form of a bar.

Klaudia has previously led bar, restaurant and residential projects for London based architects Michaelis Boyd. She has also run a number of summer schools for STORE projects, introducing young adults to the world of architecture. Klaudia is currently studying a masters in architecture at UCL.

Charlie has previously worked as a carpenter, last year helping build Blue House Yard, a series of two story work sheds in north London, three years ago, he also designed and built the Welcoming Shelter an award winning kinetic roof structure for the Kings Cross Skip Garden.

They are now bringing their combined skills and experience together to make the Dura Dura Cocktail Bar, a cocktail bar like no other, named after one of the most challenging climbs in the world this bar will have a climbing wall along the outside of it, allowing patrons to enjoy their favourite cocktail whilst watching people challenge themselves as they try and complete the traverse.

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