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The building consists of two main volumes with a footprint of 70 by 52 meters. The building has three stories, with additional available space on the lot for future use.  According to the architects, “The redesigned facade provides a good, economical and functional shading device to improve heat gain in an existing facade.”

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The project also incorporates sustainable design strategies, with eco materials that were sourced locally where possible. These sustainable materials, combined with the prefabrication method of construction – which allowed construction to take place in a quick and efficient way – make the project not only an environmentally-friendly one, but one that had minimal impact on the store’s business.

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