NIO House / SHL

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  • Architects: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
  • Location: NO.18, Hubin Road, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou,China
  • Architecture And Interior Design: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
  • Area: 1221.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: SchRAN
  • Client : NIO
  • Competition: Direct commission
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Text description provided by the architects. Located on the scenic West Lake waterfront in Hangzhou, China, the new flagship automotive gallery and clubhouse for car manufacturer NIO blends the company brand with West Lake culture, giving consumers a multi-sensory understanding of NIO’s environmentally-rooted brand philosophy.

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The second NIO House automotive showroom designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects opened recently in Hangzhou, China overlooking the West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site that is one of the most beautiful sights in the country. As with the architectural firm’s first NIO House, which opened in Shanghai in February, NIO House West Lake is a design-centric take on the

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The Sales Center in Wenzhou TOD New Town / NAN Architects

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  • Architects: NAN Architects
  • Location: Wenzhou Avenue, Longwan District, Wenzhou, China
  • Architect In Charge: Xu Nan
  • Design Team: Huilian Tang, Dingqi Zhou, Ziyu Cheng, Wenyu Wang
  • Area: 1500.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: FangFang Tian
  • Structural Consultant: Zhun Zhang
  • Collaborator: VANSN
  • Curtain Wall Consultant: Zhejiang Zhongnan
  • Interior Design: LSDCASA
  • Landscape Design: LANDAU
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Text description provided by the architects. TOD International New City sales office is an experimental architecture piece designed by NAN Architects. The project is located next to the S1 Railway Technology City Station, at the intersection of Wenzhou Avenue and Yongle Road. It is an undeveloped land. The site is divided into north and south two parts, by the commercial street leading to the railway. The project is located on the northwest side of the site, facing the railway, surrounded by multi-level commercial streets, subway stations, parking lots and other functional areas.

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  • Architects: NAN Architects
  • Location: Wenzhou Avenue, Longwan District, Wenzhou, China
  • Architect In Charge: Xu Nan
  • Design Team: Huilian Tang, Dingqi Zhou, Ziyu Cheng, Wenyu Wang
  • Area: 1500.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: FangFang Tian
  • Structural Consultant: Zhun Zhang
  • Collaborator: VANSN
  • Curtain Wall Consultant: Zhejiang Zhongnan
  • Interior Design: LSDCASA
  • Landscape Design: LANDAU
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Text description provided by the architects. TOD International New City sales office is an experimental architecture piece designed by NAN Architects. The project is located next to the S1 Railway Technology City Station, at the intersection of Wenzhou Avenue and Yongle Road. It is an undeveloped land. The site is divided into north and south two parts, by the commercial street leading to the railway. The project is located on the northwest side of the site, facing the railway, surrounded by multi-level commercial streets, subway stations, parking lots and other functional areas.

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Beauty in B.O.W / LABOTORY

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  • Architects: LABOTORY
  • Location: 517 Teheran-ro, Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architects: Park Kee Min, Jung Jin Ho
  • Other Participants: Yu Seoul Gi, Yang Jinju, Yoon Jeong Hwan
  • Area: 105.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Choi Yong Joon
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“Beauty in B.O.W” is a women’s wellness editor shop to deliver healthy beauty for women who are keeping balance between work and life. This brand was launched as a Hyundai Department Store brand, and it is offering several product groups of M.D composition according to a wide range of categories related to women’s health and beauty matching certain standards in one place so that consumers can choose products according to their preference.

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NAMING
Beauty in B.O.W began from a white blank paper. It began with naming and branding with only the concept of living

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A Commonplace for Everyday Modern Objects

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                                It&#8217;s funny where life can take you. Before opening his store <a href="https://commonplaceshop.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Commonplace</a> in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and establishing his in-house brand of home goods <a href="https://thisthat-thisthat.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">This That</a>, Zach Peterson was a compliance analyst at a law firm who had minimal retail experience. In 2016, he took his online only shop that launched only two years prior and turned it into a physical storefront. Nowadays, he curates a rotating collection of everyday objects that seem ordinary but are thoughtful, beautiful, and/or minimal in design (though most of the time, they&#8217;re a combination of all three).
We caught up with Zach to learn more about the evolution of his store, the lessons he’s learned since opening it, and which items you should probably pick up for your own home… Why did you pick this storefront?  Space was a major concern of mine when selecting our storefront. Not whether there would be enough,
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TARA MATA Fashion Boutique / PMT Partners

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  • Architects: PMT Partners
  • Location: Yongkang, Zhejiang, China
  • Lead Architects: Weihao Zhao, Yan Hu, Zhe Zeng
  • Area: 350.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Zhe Zeng
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Text description provided by the architects. TARA MATA Designer Boutique is a fashion store and living hall of Mantai Clothing Company. The project located in Yongkang City, Zhejiang Province, China, is designed by PMT Partners. As a unique business model, fashion buyers’ shop takes the distinctive ideas and lifestyle of target customers tastes as its benchmark in order to protect the unique taste and sense of fashion style.

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In response to this, a personalized spatial presentation is required. Accordingly, project designer introduced two elements -- "arch" and "lens" which compromise form and function to construct a ritual space for fashion buyers and their customers

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In this design, the arch is not only an imagery symbol but also part

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Still House: A Quietly Beautiful Respite in a Fast-Moving City

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                                In a bustling, ever-moving city like New York, finding or creating a place of calm and serenity is a priority, at least for shop owner Urte Tylaite of <a href="https://stillhousenyc.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Still House</a>. Nestled in a small but airy and light-filled space in the East Village, Still House is indeed that tranquil respite New Yorkers and out-of-towners crave when the metropolis gets too overwhelming. With her thoughtful sensibility and eye for local + international design, Urte has curated a shop that&#8217;s filled with more than just beautiful objects – it&#8217;s filled with purposeful design that helps you cultivate an intentional lifestyle, one where each object not only fulfills a need but also elevates the act of fulfilling it.
At Still House, Korean earthenwares, Japanese planters, Danish lighting, Brooklyn-crafted vases, and candles hand-poured in California are displayed next to one another without any interruption in aesthetics or break in form, as if they were always
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