AD Round Up: Retail Part VIII

AD Round Up: Retail Part VIII

For our 8th selection of previously featured retail projects we have five great buildings from Europe, all published in 2009. Check them all after the break.

Esseker Center / Produkcija 004 In 2002 we won an urban architectural competition for one of the rare not built plots in the historical center of Osijek. Urban part has to give a solution that will connect the main city square and the promenade along Drava River. The building has to put together: public garage, shopping center, offices and the housing on one side and to fit into the existing urban tissue on the other side (read more…)

Office, Store & shop concrete container / OFIS Arhitekti The site plot is in the industrial area of Skofja Loka, Slovenia. Client bought the site in industrial zone together with constructional permit plans. The building dimensions are 35 x 22.5m and 11,50m in height. Furthermore contract included executive Construction Company for entire industrial zone with their system of prefabricated concrete system with ready made openings on each elevation (read more…)

Mainz Markthäuser 11-13 / Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas Its existing “historical” facade shown to the Cathedral in Mainz and its new facade to the Rebstockplatz compose the entrances to a halfclosed inner courtyard, a weather-protected “Piazzetta”. This was designed as a half-open, spatially graduated free space, which extends from the underground level over the ground level and the third level, including terraces and access level for the offices and residences, up to the glass roof (read more…)

Blaas General Partnership / monovolume The company Blaas in Bolzano is specialized in electro-mechanics. In the new head office the company presents its new product range and offers repair service. On the ground floor of the building there is the sales division, on the first floor the exposition area and the repair shop. All administration offices are located on the second floor (read more…)

La Rinascente / Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands La Rinascente is a historic department store on Milan’s Piazza Duomo which was remodelled in 2007 by a series of architects under the stewardship of Vittorio Radice, who made his name with landmark buildings for British department store Selfridges.Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands remodelled La Rinascente’s top floor, creating an open space which houses a grocery market, stand-alone food concessions and a restaurant, guiding users around the space with a trapezium floor plan and maximising views to the Duomo (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Retail Part VIII" 20 Oct 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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