Dark metallic screen covers Massimo Dutti store in Mexico City by SMA

A patchwork of patterned, fibreglass panels wraps the exterior of this three-storey boutique for fashion brand Massimo Dutti, designed by Mexican firm Sordo Madaleno Architects. Encompassing 15,608 square feet (1,450 square metres), the store is situated along Presidente Masaryk Avenue, one of the most prestigious streets in Mexico City. The thoroughfare has undergone a renovation in recent

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Movie documents MVRDV’s pioneering technique for creating glass brick facades

This movie shows the installation of MVRDV’s Crystal Houses – a Chanel store featuring a traditional facade replicated with glass bricks that are “stronger than concrete”. First published on Dezeen last month, Crystal Houses is located on PC Hooftstraat in Amsterdam, a former residential street that has become a hub for luxury fashion brands like Prada, Dior and Rolex. More

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Miami Dior boutique by Barbarito Bancel is sheathed in curved white concrete panels

French studio Barbarito Bancel Architectes has draped a Dior clothing boutique in Miami in an assemblage of sculpted white panels, intended to evoke a pleated skirt (+ slideshow). The new flagship store for the French fashion label Dior is located in the Miami Design District, alongside boutiques for luxury brands such as Hermès and Louis Vuitton. Barbarito More

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MVRDV replaces Chanel store’s traditional facade with glass bricks that are “stronger than concrete”

MVRDV has used a pioneering glass technology to replace the brick facade of a former townhouse in Amsterdam with a transparent replica, more suited to the building’s new use as a Chanel boutique. Described by the Rotterdam studio as the first of its kind, the innovative facade of Crystal Houses Amsterdam uses glass bricks, windows frames More

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Christian de Portzamparc and Peter Marino create garment-inspired boutique for Dior

Towering fibreglass panels modelled on the tailoring of Dior clothing envelope the fashion brand’s new boutique in Seoul, created by architect Christian de Portzamparc and Peter Marino (+ slideshow). The building was designed by de Portzamparc for a corner plot in the luxury Gangnam shopping district, and also includes a gallery and cafe. It stands on the thoroughfare as the Leong […]

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North Gate Salon fashion boutique features yellow walls and a black bird at the entrance

This bright yellow building in Seoul has been adapted by Nordic Bros Design Community to house a tiny fashion boutique, featuring arched doors, gabled details and an ornamental black bird  (+ slideshow). The shop occupies a former house in the Korean capital’s Yeonhee-dong neighbourhood. The client asked local studio Nordic Bros Design Community to renovate the building after being impressed by […]

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