BYTR architects: emmaus second hand shop BYTR architects: emmaus second hand shop
sep 11, 2012

BYTR architects: emmaus second hand shop

’emmaus’ by BYTR architects, de bilt, the netherlands image © jasper van zuijlen all images courtesy of BYTR architects

 

 

a second hand shop designed by dutch practice BYTR architects, ’emmaus’ is in the town of de bilt, the netherlands. the revamp creates a lighter and airier interior, giving more justice to the articles on display with a system of niches and aisles. walls are lined with shelves made from cardboard pallets, wrapping the room with a ladder-like grid. capable of holding up to 250 kilograms of weight, this solution maintained the project’s limited budget.

 

a dynamic installation of stacked tables, chairs and drawers unravel from a central column for display surfaces. artificial lighting is given from a chandelier of functional conduit. previously homeless, the employees for the store are offered a place to live above the space.

 

 

cardboard pallets hold up to 250 kilograms of weight image © jasper van zuijlen

 

 

central installation of drawers, tables and chairs wraps a column image © jasper van zuijlen

 

 

image © jasper van zuijlen

 

 

chandelier of conduit image © jasper van zuijlen

 

 

image © jasper van zuijlen

 

 

entry image © jasper van zuijlen

 

 

shop with filled shelves image © BYTR architecten

 

 

interior in use image © BYTR architecten

 

 

image © BYTR architecten

 

 

points of view diagram

 

 

categorization of products

 

 

project info:

 

 

name project: emmaus address: burg. de withstraat 18. 3732 ek de bilt client: foundation emmaus design: BYTR project team: saskia kok (intern), richèl lubbers photographer: jasper van zuijlen (with the empty shelves), bytr architecten (with the filled shelves) program: new interior secondhand store provisional plan: sep 2011 final plan: jan 2012 start construction: aug 2012 realization: aug 2012 building costs: 12.500 EUR incl. btw

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