P-U-R-A designs hybrid sneaker showroom for footshop in prague
P-U-R-A designs hybrid sneaker showroom for footshop in prague P-U-R-A designs hybrid sneaker showroom for footshop in prague
nov 25, 2015

P-U-R-A designs hybrid sneaker showroom for footshop in prague

P-U-R-A designs hybrid sneaker showroom for footshop in prague
all images courtesy of benedikt markel, footshop




architecture and design studio P-U-R-A was tasked with creating a hybrid shoe store for czech-based sneakers e-company footshop. the location is footshop’s first in prague, and acts as a public gallery for sneaker culture at large. the space is highly adaptable, and can accommodate a range of events and shows in addition to sales.

‘footshop prague’ interior




visitors to ‘footshop prague’ can shop for shoes directly, as well as pick up online-orders, try on wares, or hang out with friends and fellow connoisseurs. adaptation of the storefront for event purposes is carried out quickly and simply by integrated design elements. shoe-racks can be hoisted to the ceiling via pulleys, free-standing displays can be repurposed as seats or tables, and the main counter can be used as DJ table or other similar functions.

P-U-R-A footshop prague showroom designboom
entire space

counter desk detail

P-U-R-A footshop prague showroom designboom
sneakers as facade: shoe racks are visible from surrounding urban context

pulley mechanisms

showroom in shop-mode

‘footshop prague’ event

P-U-R-A footshop prague showroom designboom
counter as DJ table


axonometric view



project info:


name: footshop showroom
architects: P-U-R-A
location: bubenska 1, prague 7 – holesovice, czech republic
design: rene dlesk, roy nash
cooperation: jan lorenc, jan madura, tomas oriesek
project area: 120m2
timeline: 2014-2015
photographs: benedikt markel, footshop



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edited by: nick brink | designboom


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