The main timber truss for the retail shop at the front room introduces the idea of “Structure as furniture”, a free-standing individual component that is detached with the existing wall. The idea of moderate intervention with minimal attaches and less anchoring that will undermine the existing building is taking place in this project.
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The client’s brief aims to shift away from the traditional “bike-shop” model, but rather operates closer to a “Gallery / Event Space” which is more in-tuned with their marketing direction. They need a space which can be dressed up holistically every month in a different theme to showcase their products, messages and events.
A quaint storefront in Ginza, Japan has been transformed into ‘Aesop Ginza’, a beauty retail shop by japanese practice Schemata Architecture Office. The original masonry facade and stairway for the upper level tenants was retained and carried into the interior of the 38 square meter space, integrating the material into the product display shelves.
Les Ateliers Ruby Helmets, after numerous successful collaborations with designers around the world such as Karl Lagerfield, the online company has decided to open it’s first retail shop in Paris. The store is constructed of bolted steel, fluorescent lights, and strong black wood, all which makes up it’s retro industrial feel. In true cycle-couture form, a gold plated motorcycle acts as the bold centerpiece to the long awaited boutique.