John Lewis Department Store and Cineplex

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John Lewis Department Store and Cineplex
Foreign Office Architects’ new John Lewis department store in Leicester has revolutionised retail design by wearing its curtains department on the outside. Martin Spring admires the stitching When you hear that Hammerson’s huge new department store in Leicester is entirely draped in lacy net curtains, you might think that the developer behind the glitzy, sequin-wrapped Birmingham Selfridges had settled into feeble, suburban domesticity.But you’d be wrong. For a start, Leicester’s John Lewis department store is as urban as they come, facing a ringroad that hurls traffic around the city centre. Then there’s the revelation that Foreign Office Architects’ (FOA) design…


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