Yokohama Motomachi branch of the Spanish fashion brand Zara.
Due to the application of existing volume regulations, the building has a characteristic "block-pile" image. The facade, specified in wood pattern finish concrete panels is reinforced by the with U shaped metallic frame.
The ladies section is located in the first and second floor, men's section in he third floor and storage in the fourth floor. In such a long and narrow building, the interior perception of spaciousness is achieved through an efficient location of the furniture and changes in the ceiling height.

Site: Motomachi, Yokohama, Japan
Structure: Steel Structure
Usage: Street Shop
Completion: 2005.09
Design: Estudio ZARA
Akira Koyama/ZARA Japan
Shimizu Construction
Contractor: Shimizu Construction