Archinect - News 2017-08-23T19:38:09-04:00 The Pop-Up Activist of the Lower East Side anthony dong 2013-11-10T23:44:00-05:00 >2013-11-11T17:07:08-05:00 <img src="" width="600" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Eric Ho watches the boom on the Lower East Side...and sees...Detroit. Specifically...vacant storefronts &mdash; more than 200 of them in the area east of the Bowery and south of 14th Street. How was it possible, he thought, that in a neighborhood where space was at such a premium, so much of it was sitting idle? architect who once intended to design housing for disaster zones,, he thought: What could be done with them?</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Shipping containers used for first 'pop-up' shopping mall Archinect 2011-12-05T15:57:31-05:00 >2011-12-08T09:16:02-05:00 <img src="" width="640" height="360" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Built on a temporary site and made entirely from recycled shipping containers, London's latest retail park lays claim to be the world's first ever "pop-up" shopping mall. The aptly-named "Boxpark" opened for business today along a vacant strip of east London's fashionable Shoreditch High Street. It is composed of 60 standard-size shipping containers, stacked two stories high and five rows wide.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Zuo corp. Pop-up shop, Bracka 20, Warsaw. Archinect 2011-09-08T00:24:13-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="427" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Warsaw, Poland-based studios <strong>Super Super</strong> (Hanna Kokczyn&#769;ska, Jacek Majewski) and <strong>Inside/Outside</strong> (Agnieszka Kuczyn&#769;ska) have shared with us their latest collaboration project, a temporary Pop-up shop for an independent clothing brand Zuo corp.</p> <p> The project was planned initially for the gardens of the Warsaw University Library during the summer. The building of the project however was postponed to the winter and relocated to the city center, opposite the popular Warsaw cafe&#769; 'Mie&#808;dzy Nami&#700; address Bracka 20. Zuo Corp. Pop-up shop opened on the 18th of December and was open for a limited time of just 3 months.</p> <p> The designers were given the use of a small sidewalk space, which would normally be allocated to cafe&#769; 'Mie&#808;dzy Nami&#700; in the summer as a garden cafe&#769;. A major requirement for the project was to use two interconnected office containers (dimensions 4.65 x 5.60 x 2.31m) that the investor had at their disposal. The metal insulated structure of the container was supposed to provi...</p>