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Wutopia's 52nd-floor bookstore gets the bright white treatment
POSTED 24 Mar 2020 . BY Stu Robarts
The store is partitioned by curved shelves Credit: CreatAR Images
Wutopia Lab have created a bookstore on the 52nd floor of Shanghai's tallest building, Shanghai Tower, that incorporates a lecture room, an exhibition space, a coffee shop, a dessert café and a snack outlet.

Covering 2,200sq m (23,700sq ft), the store has been designed to accommodate 60,000 books and 2,000 products.

It is wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows that draw the sky and the cityscape into the space, making the views of them part of its design.

The expansive glazing also allows natural light to flood into the store, with open spaces and large archways ensuring it reaches into the deepest areas.

White fixtures make for a bright and airy environment and are complemented by plants and trees planted throughout.

The stark whiteness is also offset by blocks of colour that include a turquoise coffee shop counter, the dessert space in pink and a black study room.

The store is partitioned by curved shelves, that display the books on offer and shape the space.
The store is located on the 52nd floor of the Shanghai Tower Credit: CreatAR Images
At the centre of the space there is a black study room Credit: CreatAR Images
There is also a pink dessert café Credit: CreatAR Images
A turquoise coffee shop counter is one element that breaks up the white colour scheme Credit: CreatAR Images
There are plants and trees dotted around the store Credit: CreatAR Images
Floor-to-ceiling windows that draw the sky and the cityscape into the space Credit: CreatAR Images
Expansive glazing allows natural light to flood into the store Credit: CreatAR Images
Open spaces and large archways allow natural light to reach into the deepest areas Credit: CreatAR Images
The bookshelves display the books on offer and shape the space Credit: CreatAR Images
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Wutopia's 52nd-floor bookstore gets the bright white treatment
POSTED 24 Mar 2020 . BY Stu Robarts
The store is partitioned by curved shelves Credit: CreatAR Images
Wutopia Lab have created a bookstore on the 52nd floor of Shanghai's tallest building, Shanghai Tower, that incorporates a lecture room, an exhibition space, a coffee shop, a dessert café and a snack outlet.

Covering 2,200sq m (23,700sq ft), the store has been designed to accommodate 60,000 books and 2,000 products.

It is wrapped in floor-to-ceiling windows that draw the sky and the cityscape into the space, making the views of them part of its design.

The expansive glazing also allows natural light to flood into the store, with open spaces and large archways ensuring it reaches into the deepest areas.

White fixtures make for a bright and airy environment and are complemented by plants and trees planted throughout.

The stark whiteness is also offset by blocks of colour that include a turquoise coffee shop counter, the dessert space in pink and a black study room.

The store is partitioned by curved shelves, that display the books on offer and shape the space.
The store is located on the 52nd floor of the Shanghai Tower Credit: CreatAR Images
At the centre of the space there is a black study room Credit: CreatAR Images
There is also a pink dessert café Credit: CreatAR Images
A turquoise coffee shop counter is one element that breaks up the white colour scheme Credit: CreatAR Images
There are plants and trees dotted around the store Credit: CreatAR Images
Floor-to-ceiling windows that draw the sky and the cityscape into the space Credit: CreatAR Images
Expansive glazing allows natural light to flood into the store Credit: CreatAR Images
Open spaces and large archways allow natural light to reach into the deepest areas Credit: CreatAR Images
The bookshelves display the books on offer and shape the space Credit: CreatAR Images
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