Lunar Pop-up Store / ///byn

© Jiang Yong

Architects: ///byn
Location: ,
Construction: Bright Exhibition
Project year: 2011
Photographs: Jiang Yong

© Jiang Yong

Lunar pop-up store is a modular system design for a pop-up store that hosts products for daily life on the Moon it is commissioned by a private European art institution.

plan

Being Shanghai its first location, the store is expected to pop-up in Rotterdam, Barcelona, Tokyo & New York in the coming future.

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© Jiang Yong

This 114 cubic meter fractal ephemeral construction is the result of a 3dimensional aggregation of 20 modules of 5,7m3. Each module will contain a different product topic and the final aggregation system will be adjusted accordingly to each final location.

© Jiang Yong

The piece wants to put into a question the standard image of space constructions, the piece is now understood through its very sharp geometry and through the contrast of a shiny black exterior and a soft yellow interior.

© Jiang Yong

The lack of any Cartesian reference forces the visitor to move through its interior in a very specific manner, triggering human behaviors that better fit 0-gravity.

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* Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
Cite: "Lunar Pop-up Store / ///byn" 18 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 21 Dec 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=120174>
  • mohamed samir
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    amazing 3D structure…. nice for any exhibition…