The former iron foundry, a listed commercial property in Berlin Reinickendorf, has its industrial charm revived by conversion into an office and production space. Through the renovation, the striking old buildings with historic fronts will house new forms of production and co-working areas.
In one of the halls, The Mash-Pit founders want to create a kind of co-working space for home-brewers. With professional guidance, visitors can brew their own beer with high-quality equipment and ingredients. The Mash-Pit provides both space and expertise for this process. The site allows both beginners and advanced learners to dabble in brewing alchemy.
The interior design process emphasised the retention of elements from the building’s industrial past. Its rough aesthetics, typical of 19th-century commercial architecture, determine the design of its interior. Traces of a former era, such as its raw wall surfaces, forge its unique identity. Its low-ceilinged lobby areas, which in addition to the reception area, also include a bar and exhibition areas, lead to the main hall. Here you can brew your own beer at various mobile brewing stations. Later, bottling and corking also take place on site. In addition to the newly created cold store and the sanitary area, there is space for storage and technology. The gallery above the entrance contains an office area and is reached via a new staircase. In order to comply with production cleanliness standards, a hygiene lock exists between the vestibule and the hall. In addition to concrete, steel and glass, special surfaces are used that best serve the modern production process.