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Posts tagged as 'department store'

Fri 17.6.

Galleria Centercity by UNStudio – Ben van Berkel (NL)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 17.06.2011 - Tagged as: , ,

Galleria Centercity by UNStudio - Ben van Berkel; photo by Kim Yong-Kwan

The award-winning Amsterdam-based practice UNStudio – Ben van Berkel has realised this 66,000-square-meters department store located in the Korean city of Cheonan. Called Galleria Centercity, the building has been completed in 2010 and, as explained by the architects behind the project, ‘responds to the current retail climate in Asia, where department stores also operate as social and semi-cultural meeting places. Because of this, the quality of the public spaces within the building was treated as an integral aspect of the design.’ (more…)