The Cineroleum was an an experiment for the wider re-use of the UK’s 4,000 empty petrol stations. It was an improvisation with use of recycling of cheap industrial, reclaimed or donated materials.


foto "Morley von Sternberg"

Project description

City London
Number of inhabitants  8,9 M
Location northern district
Title Cineroleum
Building petrol station
Address Albion Buildings, Clerkenwell 
Date of origin 1980s
Monument not mentioned
Original function transport
Owner private
Usable space building
Kind of contract  lease
Tenant Assemble
Date of launch 2010
Temporary function cinema
Pattern pioneer
Architecture typology of adaptation
Construction advanced metallised membrane from DuPont 
Urbanism activation
Future prototype