Wednesday, August 17, 2011

"Massimiliano Fuksas designed the My Zeil Mall in the PalaisQuartier region of Frankfurt, Germany, completed in 2009.

The shopping mall resembles the Milan Trade Fair by Fuksas, which had a large rectangular glass pavilion curving around the blocky forms of the structures inside. The vortex at the front entrance also recalls the BMW Welt museum in Munich.

In the Frankfurt mall MyZeil, the negative space of the exterior public realm swirls with 3,200 triangular glass pieces into the heart of the complex, with glass structure folding and flexing according to advantageous views and circulation strategies. The 6000 m2 of roof collects its rainwater for reuse. Vast elevators circulate people efficiently from store to store..." to find out more...

photographs by Ken Lee 2010
passage via architecture revived


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