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Retail Buildings : Store Architecture

Major Shop Developments + Store Projects from around the World

Shop Buildings

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Retail Buildings.

We cover completed Shopping Center buildings, contemporary outlet building designs and architecture competitions across the world. The focus is on new retail buildings.

Retail Buildings : A-B (this page)

Retail Building Designs : C-I

Shop Buildings : J-L

Store Designs : M-P

Retail Architecture : Q-Z

Store Design – Latest Retail Projects

Retail Architecture – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Stockland Green Hills Shopping Centre, East Maitland, Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia
Design: The Buchan Group
Stockland Green Hills Shopping Centre
Stockland Green Hills Retail Hub – 24 Oct 2016
Upon completion in May 2018, this retail destination will boast a combined 69,300sqm of retail space, a 900-seat cinema complex and approximately 3,100 car parks.

MOKO, Grand Century Place, Mong Kok, Hong Kong
Design: Aedas, architects
MOKO in Hong Kong shopping centre by Aedas
image from architect

MOKO Shoping Centre Building – 16 + 14 Oct 2016

Heinemann Duty Free Shop, Frankfurt Airport, Germany – 6 Sep 2013
Design: Graft Gesellschaft von Architekten mbH
Heinemann Duty Free Frankfurt Airport
photo : Gebr. Heinemann

Heinemann Duty Free Shop – 6 Sep 2013
The dynamic tree installation, comprising layered discs of oak, rises up in the middle of the shop, catching the attention of shoppers. A leaf design for the floor is reminiscent of scattered autumn leaves. “Just think of the Black Forest, Grimm’s Fairy Tales and even the German oak.

Hanomag U-Boat Hall Conversion – RS+Yellow Furniture Outlet, Hannover, north Germany
RS+Yellow Furniture Building Germany
photo : Olaf Mahlstedt, Hannover, Germany © BOLLES+WILSON

RS+Yellow Furniture Outlet
There is today an enormous potential in the re-scripting of grand industrial spaces, survivors from an epoch that had less trouble expressing itself and its mechanical or technical potency than our current mean and exploitative ‘global shopping-centre-culture’. One thinks of São Paulo’s Fábrica da Pompéia by Lina Bo Bardi, London’s Tate Bankside, or the Zollverein Coal Mine in Essen, Germany.

John Lewis Store Leeds, Yorkshire, England – 22 Jul 2013
Architect: ACME
Victoria Gate Building
image from architect

A planning application has been submitted for Victoria Gate and the John Lewis Store in Leeds. ACME has designed the three buildings comprising the first phase of Victoria Gate retail development. The cente of the scheme is a flagship John Lewis store, with a terracotta facade inspired by Leeds’ textile heritage. The Victoria Gate arcade will link Victoria Quarter to the John Lewis store with stores, restaurants, cafes and leisure space.

Highpoint Shopping Centre, Melbourne, Australia – 16 Jul 2013
Design: Grimshaw
Highpoint Shopping Centre Building
photo : Phillip Noller

This 30,000sqm extension to the existing shopping centre building is the first retail centric project by the British architects practice since their acclaimed Sainsbury’s building in Camden, London. The architects “challenged existing retail perceptions by breaking down the traditional inward-looking approach”.

Parc 66, Jinan, China – award news
Design: Benoy
Jinan Building
image from architect

Parc 66 – award news
Benoy is extremely honoured to announce that Parc 66 has won the 2013 Best of the Best VIVA (Vision-Innovation-Value-Achievement) Sustainable Design and Development Award. The award was presented as part of the International Council of Shopping Centre’s (ICSC) global awards program at the ICSC annual RECon Conference in Las Vegas.

Sanya Super Market, Hainan, China
Sanya Lake Park Super Market
image from architect
Sanya Supermarket Hainan – 29 Apr 2013
The idea is now to place the main shopping volume underground. The Super Market can directly draw its customers from the large basement parking below the residential buildings. In addition delivery and logistics can now disappear underground as well.

Cahier d’Exercices Montréal, Québec, Canada
Design: Saucier + Perrotte
Cahier d’Exercices Building
photo : Marc Cramer

Cahier d’Exercices Store – 11 Jan 2013
This new boutique design is located at the entrance level of the historic Ross warehouse store. The stone façade, its cast iron columns, and an expansive brick wall that runs the length of the store recall the 19th Century building’s industrial past.

Boulevardi Mall, Istanbul, Turkey
Design: DP Architects
Boulevardi Mall Istanbul
image from architect

Boulevardi Mall Istanbul – 12 Dec 2012
“To experience the real Istanbul, one must not only visit the Byzantine mosaics and colourful bazaars, but also walk its tangled streets”. The spirit of the city’s street life is the inspiration for the architecture of these new buildings designed by DP Architects.

Lefo Mall Shopping Centre, Suzhou, China
Architect: Broadway Malyan
Suzhou Shopping Centre Building
image from architects

Lefo Mall Shopping Centre – 11 Dec 2012
The 65,000 sqm design takes inspiration form the city’s canals, bridges and gardens with Suzhou known as the ‘Venice of the East’. The building is the largest retail project to be built to a design by global architecture, urbanism and design practice Broadway Malyan in China to date.

Beaugrenelle Shopping Mall, Paris, France
Design: Agence Search
Shopping Centre France
image from architects

Beaugrenelle Shopping Centre – 17 Feb 2012
In today’s increasingly competitive environment, the architecture of shopping malls has come to play a fundamental role in their commercial success. Architecture can distinguish the shopping environment to create a sense of specificity, of differentiation. Space can become a brand.

New Shopping Projects

Retail Buildings – alphabetical:

18 Kiosk, Toronto, Canada – added 6 Jan
Omer Arbel Office
18 Kiosk
photograph : Nic Lehoux

Toronto Store
Alberta Ferretti Store Milan, Italy
Alberta Ferretti via Montenapoleone Milan Store
photograph : Stefano Guindani

Alberta Ferretti Store Milan
Alberta Ferretti Los Angeles, USA
Alberta Ferretti Los Angeles
photograph : Jimmy Cohrssen

Alberta Ferretti Store Boutique
Almacén El Corte Department Store, Spain
Lapeña y Torres Arquitectos
Barcelona Department Store
photo © Adrian Welch

Barcelona Department Store
Ann Demeulemeester store, Korea
Minsuk Cho, Kisu Park
Seoul store
picture from Minsuk Cho

Seoul shop
Arcade Boutique, USA
Montalba Architects
Arcade Boutique
image from CC Sullivan

Arcade Boutique
Armani Fifth Avenue shop, USA
Massimiliano Fuksas Architects
Armani Fifth Avenue
photo courtesy of Studio Fuksas

Giorgio Armani New York
Armani/Ginza Tower, Japan
Massimiliano Fuksas Architects
Tokyo Store
photograph : Ramon Prat

Armani/Ginza Tower
Bruges Retail Center, Belgium
Buro II
Bruges Retail Center
image : Koen Van Damme

Bruges Retail Center

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Ceramic showroom, Graz, Austria

Peter Leeb / Christina Condak

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English Retail Buildings

Giorgio Armani New York store

St James Centre Shopping Centre

Buildings / photos for the Contemporary Retail ArchitectureShop Buildings page welcome

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