Shopping centres conceived and managed for retail exclusively don’t meet the needs of new consumers that more and more often choose to shop online instead of going to stores. Do big shopping centres still have a purpose? Are they profitable? These are the most recurring and urgent questions that our authors have tried to answer; they all are highly-qualified professionals – city planners, landscape and lighting designers – who have designed malls worldwide.
New perspectives are highlighted, both by designing comfortable public open-air spaces and by creating re-imagined and sustainable urban townships where living, working, shopping and eating all seamlessly integrate together.
Cities are good for you…and your shopping!
The mall is dead long live the mall!
Pride of place
Landscape Architecture and the Green Stuff;
it is so much more!
Light time economy
Lighting up the night time environment
A city is more than a place in space
Light in retail, for an architecture in service of a function
The renewal of the rite
Between the opposites of light
Creating a place to remember