At the end of July, a great opening party welcomed the new Apple Store in Milan. The project, by architecture firm Foster + Partners, involved the store as well as the renewal of the namesake public square.
An oasis of peace and meditation immersed in the greenery of a bamboo forest is the image suggested by the recently completed Apple Cotai Central, designed by Foster + Partners in Macao, adding yet another piece to the puzzle of the British studio’s long-term partnership with the famous company founded by Steve Jobs.
In the new Canary Wharf Crossrail Station and shopping centre in London’s Canary Wharf is designed by Foster + Partners, an unusual shell-shaped roof covers the whole building, with a number of openings in the middle part to permit natural irrigation of the rooftop garden and provide panoramic views on the sides.
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.
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