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A Sculptural Limestone Facade Was Designed For This Boutique Retail Store

A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by doublespace photography

Architecture studio PARTISANS has shared photos of a boutique they completed that’s owned and operated by Royal de Versailles Jewellers in Toronto, Canada, and features a sculptural stone facade.

A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by doublespace photography

PARTISANS teamed up with Italian architect Arturo Tedeschi, to leverage computational design and cutting-edge technologies to create the facade, while construction company Burnac completed the build.

A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by doublespace photography

The sculptural facade which wraps around the corner, is made from a digitally fabricated limestone that perfectly frames the windows.

A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by doublespace photography

The transitions from smooth stone to sculptural lines made by the CNC tool path, also add interest to the store exterior.

A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by doublespace photography

At night, lighting highlights the windows, the smooth stone facade, and the boutique’s interior.

A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by doublespace photography
A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by doublespace photography
A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by doublespace photography

Here’s a look at some close-up images of the facade, showing the detailing and texture of the facade.

A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by Teddy Shropshire / © PARTISANS
A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by Teddy Shropshire / © PARTISANS
Photography by Teddy Shropshire / © PARTISANS
A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by Teddy Shropshire / © PARTISANS
A modern retail boutique with a sculptural limestone facade.
Photography by Teddy Shropshire / © PARTISANS

PARTISANS Team: Alex Josephson (Partner-In-Charge), Ian Pica-Limbaseanu (Project Lead) | Computational Designer: Arturo Tedeschi | Contractor: Burnac | Structural: PICCO Engineering / Matthew Innocente | Building Envelope: Entuitive / David Thompson | Other Consultants: Code – Senez Consulting

Source: Contemporist

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