Lunar Pop-up Store / ///byn

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  • Architects: ///byn
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2011
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Jiang Yong

Text description provided by the architects. 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.

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

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.

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© 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.

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© 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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Address:Shanghái, República Popular China

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Cite: "Lunar Pop-up Store / ///byn" 18 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

© Jiang Yong

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