Directory of Architecture Designs, Contemporary Houses, and Modern Buildings aMerica
Red as a lacquer box, the construction stands as a precious object by the new entrance of the centre. With layers on layers, a sense of depth is transmitted in the façade. The milky glass gets increasingly see-through as the white dots vanish towards top and exposes the red skin behind. A cool and thin cloth on a warm body.
The house is dedicated to branded fashion and just as all these brands are brought together under the huge canopy, they are brought together in one common space inside. The only detached department is the black box in the east end. As the complex continues the urban pattern from the 1950's, a pedestrian street cuts thru the site and divides one solo retailer from the large department store. The little black as a contrast to the grand evening dress.
A pendant ceiling transmits a diffuse light, and the white pattern on the balustrades evaporates like mist in the morning. The large opening in the core of the building opens up toward the light. To ascend the space shall be a travel to the light – as an aeroplane rising through the clouds.
With the refurbishment of the entire area and the erection of the fashion department store K:fem, some of the original ideas have been developed further, and the new ideas adapted to the venue.
Architects: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor
Architects in charge: Gert Wingårdh, Cecilia Ström, Per Söderberg
Client: AB Svenska Bostäder
Constructed Area: 16,600 sqm
Photographer: Patrik Gunnar Helin
Taxonomies · Apartment · Auditorium · Cafe · Club · Educational · Exhibition · Healthcare · Hotel · Houses · Museum · Office · Pavillion · Public Facility · Religious · Social Housing · Sports Center · Stadium · Stores · Museum Exhibit Panels · Interior Roof Design Shop Pics · Residential Interiors Staircases · Big Windows In Buildings · Roofhouse Comments Powered By Disqus · House Slope Terrain · Images Of Modern Child Care Centers · Hotel Mestizo Chile Construction · Akihisa Hirata Niigata · Architecture Pour Concretet · Art Gallary Cfe · Small Cafe Floor Plans · Architecture Gas Station · Omega Window Oakland Ca · Outdoor Stone Walls · Contemporary Wellbeing Centres · Cape Houses · Floor Plan Of Oslo School Of Architecture · Night House Exterior Design · Jorlunde House