QUEEN SHOES
Wednesday 03 Nov 2010

 

QUEEN SHOES

Queen shoes is a retail project which is heavily influenced by architect Guilherme Torres's sci-fi centric youth.
The shop's futuristic theme is achieved by a geometric movement which stems from eighteen 42cm wide white segments which compose the walls and ceiling.

The shop façade is the first segment and it introduces itself as a solid structure sculpted in order to create the entrances and the following segments obey the same pattern.

The cashier's counter follows the segment patterns and comes to life as a detached sculpture in the centre of the shop. Behind the counter, a panel hides a staircase which leads to a storage room and a mezzanine

Due to energy efficient lighting design the there has been a 70% economic reduction on the lighting and air conditioning.

Studio Guilherme Torres

http://www.guilhermetorres.com/

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