The new Chanel store in Amsterdam designed by MVRDV has won the World Architecture Festival Award in the “Shopping” category, offering us a great excuse to take another look at some recent single-brand stores covered in Floornature and Livegreenblog.
Inspired by Queen Caroline's Temple, a little stone building in neoclassical style built in 1743 and attributed to William Kent, Asif Khan’s Summer House built in the gardens of the Serpentine Gallery for the 2016 Architecture Programme is a place that encourages visitors to establish an intimate relationship with the landscape and with their own inner thoughts.
The travelling exhibition Japan, Archipelago of the House, curated by architects Véronique Hours, Fabien Mauduit and Manuel Tardits, and by photographer Jérémie Souteyrat has recently opened at Looiersgracht 60 in Amsterdam.
The exhibition is an investigation and research into "the Japanese house" in a physical, cultural and social context.
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