Parklake Plaza, Bucharest

Parklake Plaza is a new destination shopping centre, uniquely located in the heart of Bucharest and adjacent to a popular park with boating lake. This connection with nature was used as the starting point for the design.

A dramatic copper skeletal portico faces the street, its colour and pattern drawing inspiration from the autumnal colours of the park and filtered light of the tree canopies. The park-side entrance features large, fully glazed boxes that break down the boundary between inside and outside, shopping centre and park while also being reminiscent of the great glass-houses and winter gardens of the 19th Century.

The theme continues inside, with the interior design featuring modern interpretations of tree houses, follies, a frozen lake, labyrinth and winter garden.

Concept and Design Project of the Year, SEE Real Estate Awards 2016


Client: Sonae Sierra
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Size: 70,840m² GLA 
Skills: Architecture,  Interior Design. Landscape Architecture
Status: On-site

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