Recognition by Architectural Digest

Recognition by Architectural Digest

Pacific Place have been recognised by influential design publication, Architectural Digest, as being one of the most innovatively designed shopping destinations in the world.

The list was published on 27 June 2017 on Architectural Digest's website in the article, "9 of the World's Most Beautifully Designed Malls". Another Swire Properties' flagship retail development, Brickell City Centre in Miami is also on the list.

Architectural Digest
 is a monthly magazine that features international design talents, innovative homes and products, inspiring decorating ideas, culture and travel. 

Article Highlights & Excerpts 
The article focuses on how shopping malls have become incredible retail destinations, often found in mixed-use developments, through innovative design which includes eye-catching materials, art installations and landscaping.  

Pacific Place, Hong Kong

Heatherwick Studio transformed Hong Kong's Pacific Place, a mixed-use complex with a four-floor shopping mall originally built in 1990. The firm improved the circulation, added public space, and incorporated natural materials such as wood and stone.

Brickell City Centre, Miami
Architecture firm Arquitectonica designed Miami's Brickell City Centre, a nine-acre development that includes 500,000 square feet of retail. A glass, steel, and fabric structure, known as the Climate Ribbon, covers the shopping concourses, letting in light and air and collecting rainwater that is used to irrigate the landscaping.

Please click here to read the full article on Architectural Digest's website.


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