Friday, August 1, 2008
UNSTUDIO'S JAPAN LOUIS VUITTON FLAGSHIP
UNstudio is set to design the next big Louis Vuitton Flagship store, which will be in Japan...The store will be a 10-story building with a cafe, spa, bookstore, exhibition gallery, and retail space..UNStudio (formerly van Berkel & Bos) is a Dutch architectural practice specializing in architecture, urban development and infrastructural projects. The practice was founded in 1998 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos. The name UNStudio stands for United Network, referring to the collaborative nature of the practice. The office comprises individuals from all over the world with backgrounds and technical training in numerous fields. UNStudio has an average work-force of 60 employees and a management team made up of two directors, one partner and two associates..
here's some highlights of some of their other work
Galleria Department Store, Seoul, Korea
Theatre Agora, Lelystad, The Netherlands
Main hall, Theatre Agora, Lelystad, The Netherlands
Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, Germany