New York: Valentino (USA)

Valentino Flagship Store

693 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022, USA

David Chipperfield Architects (2012-14)

 

Valentino Flagship Store by David Chipperfield 01

Taking an existing building designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, David Chipperfield has slid a new 8 storey glass facade over the front wall and created a new world of terrazzo inside. The walls and floors have been entirely covered in grey Palladiana terrazzo with additional marble plinths, marble columns and timber-framed display cases added.

Chipperfield is a master of restrained elegance, and understands the beauty of both symmetrical and asymmetrical composition. The use of repetition in the use of material, then in the use of lighting and display hangers adds a special strength to the design.

 

Further Information:

Place: Valentino Flagship Store

Architect: David Chipperfield Architects

Photographer: Santi Caleca

Map: Valentino New York Flagship Store Map

 

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