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MOLE CHHA / INFINITY MIND

October 17, 2018 Collin Chen 0

Talking about the definition of China’s bustling commercial environment in recent decades, either the mode of traditional retail or the mode of new retail , the economic and technological means keep changing, but never the most fundamental thing, psychological need of human. For a modern tea shop like MOLE CHHA, being adaptive isn’t about creating the so-called new mode, but returning to the consumption that follows our hearts, what the mode of new retail is all about.

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MOLE CHHA / INFINITY MIND

October 17, 2018 Collin Chen 0

Talking about the definition of China’s bustling commercial environment in recent decades, either the mode of traditional retail or the mode of new retail , the economic and technological means keep changing, but never the most fundamental thing, psychological need of human. For a modern tea shop like MOLE CHHA, being adaptive isn’t about creating the so-called new mode, but returning to the consumption that follows our hearts, what the mode of new retail is all about.

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The Immersive Theatre / Lukstudio

October 16, 2018 舒岳康 - SHU Yuekang 0

Haining is a water-bred city about 100 km to the southwest of Shanghai and 60km east of Hangzhou. Mostly known for its leather products and textiles, the city is also famous for its shadow puppetry, the art of storytelling with light and shadow that gradually evolved into cinematography. Given a street cornersite and themixed program of a retail store with a café, Lukstudio explores the idea of theatre to put the spotlight on the fashion platform of Dear So Cute.

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Two Stories Building / Oganic Design Architecture Studio

October 15, 2018 Rayen Sagredo 0

Two Stories building: exploring possibilities in commercial tenant buildings Commissioned design of this commercial tenant building was inspired by considering two main themes. First: how the design should relate to the neighborhood. We considered what aspects of the building should blend in and what statement it could make. As for the existing cityscape, until around the 1990s many buildings in this suburb featured conventional low gable roofs, hip roofs, or pavilion roofs. Flat roofs appeared in the past 15 years or so as condominiums, apartment complexes, and commercial buildings popped up here and there. Now these flat-roofed office buildings and condos are becoming more common here.

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Hangzhou bookstore blends postmodern and classical elements

October 11, 2018 Ali Morris 0

Giant geometric display stands intersect with imposing steel archways in this newly-opened book shop in Hangzhou, China designed by Alberto Caiola. Called Harbook, the 600-square-metre shop alongside the West Lake was designed by Alberto Caiola to appeal to the young urban consumer. Alongside books, Harbook incorporates other lifestyle elements such as a cafe, and a

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Yuanlu Community Center / Challenge Design

October 4, 2018 舒岳康 - SHU Yuekang 0

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Facing Yulin River, the Project sits next to Longxing Ancient Town, Chongqing, China, mirrored by rolling hills in the distance and a centralized green area. Natural landscape on the east side is exceedingly fascinating while its counterparts on the other sides are relatively ordinary.

AAU Anastas adds stone vaulted gift shop to Crusaders monastery in Jerusalem

September 28, 2018 Ali Morris 0

Palestinian-based studio AAU Anastas has designed a flat stone-vaulted extension to a 12th century monastery built by the Crusaders in Jerusalem, to house a gift shop. AAU Anastas designed the gift shop to be a contemporary structure that respected the historical context of the St Mary of the Resurrection Abbey in Abu Ghosh – one of Jerusalem’s most significant examples

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop opens first UK pop-up store

September 28, 2018 Natasha Levy 0

Goop – the lifestyle and wellness brand founded by actress Gwyneth Paltrow – has opened its first pop-up store in London, which features California-inspired interiors designed by Fran Hickman. The Goop store is located in the affluent Notting Hill neighbourhood, nestled among a row of high-end boutiques along Westbourne Grove. It is the wellness brand’s

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