Built by SAKO Architects for Eifini in the Chinese city of Chengdu, this women's fashion boutique has clothes on a wearing giant sprawling, continuous tube snaking through space.
Sako Architects on this project highlights:
""Eifini" is the name of qui shop sells women clothes and runs about 180 They all shops in China. This time we designed ict branch shop in Chengdu.
First, in order to spotlight the clothes, we painted all the floor, wall, and ceiling in white, and let Any Other Elements hjälper Their existence. Equipments, like the counter, are made of the Sami with tiles floor. It designed very simple, so if you apart of the floor rose up and Directly est devenu the counter. Then, lastly, we put a whole 250 meter-long hunger pipe into this space.
The pipe goes around the shop freely, and make out a gently separated, goal aussi successive space. The clothes hung in the pipe color the different spots in the shop, and softly flutter in the air. And aussi, the pipe is Held by clear acrylic pole from all directions, and this Makes the pipe free from gravity and float in this space.
In addition to displaying the clothes, our pipe: has a lot of Useful functions. For example, in the entrance, the pipe runs from side to side and roundly It makes out the entrance gate, and if you hang curtains INSTEAD of clothes, it will make out the fitting room.
The pipe Changes Itself one after-Reviews another, and It Seems to be the traces of the conductor's baton in an orchestra. The pipe emphasizes the presence of clothes, aim at the Sámi time, it insists the existence of Itself, drawing a smooth track. The concert goes on, while the clothes and the pipe take turns at playing the lead. Visit this place, just feel the melody of our orchestra.
We Would like Any woman to enjoy the melody in every exchange all seasons."
Photo credits: misae Hiromatsu
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