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Novaoptica Optic Store / Tsou Arquitectos

  • 01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Novaoptica Optic Store / Tsou Arquitectos
Novaoptica Optic Store / Tsou Arquitectos , © Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

© Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido + 11

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

Text description provided by the architects. The Novaóptica opticstore, is located in the historic city of Guimarães, Portugal. 

© Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

The intervention aims to create a unified space, inviting and warm, balancing the narrow storefront and longitudinal space constraints.

© Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

The curvilinear lines allow to embed the program of the store into a single element that transforms itself according to the functional needs.

© Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

The overall architectural concept merges the programatic and esthetical parameters into a single object.


Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Novaoptica Optic Store / Tsou Arquitectos " 15 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/466918/novaoptica-optic-store-tsou-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884