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Mecanoo designs masterplan for The Hague Central Library

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Through the complete modernisation of the interior and layout of the building, Mecanoo will transform the Central Library on the Spui designed by Richard Meier 25 years ago. Notable interventions will be the renovation of the entrance to the library and the café, making for a more inviting design. A new debating centre also features as part of the programme. Provisionally named “SPUI68”, it will be located on the fifth and sixth floors of the building, also utilising the existing but unused roof terrace.

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On Saturday, September 26, Paagman opened a new store in the Leidschenhage shopping center (future Westfield Mall of the Netherlands). The new book concept of almost 700 m² is not only a special step in the development of the family business Paagman - for the first time in more than 15 years a completely new bookstore of this size was realized in the Netherlands.

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Amsterdam based eyewear label Suzy Glam has popped up in the ‘Pannekoekstraat’ in Rotterdam, a vibrant area for small fashion shops and fusion restaurants.‘We wanted to do something positive when the Corona crisis started’, says Etienne Frederiks of Suzy Glam, ‘and then at the same time Mike Portier of Blick brillen said his neighbour was moving out. We both saw the opportunity of a small Suzy Glam store.’

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BOSS opens New Flagship Store in Soho

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HUGO BOSS reopened its BOSS Store in Soho with a next-generation store concept redesign in its new location, 568 Broadway, in New York City. "New York City is one of the greatest destinations for shopping, and especially Soho is well known as one of the most inspiring places in the city to shop. HUGO BOSS recognizes the opportunity and importance of continuing to invest in Soho with a unique new store concept, innovative design, and expanded retail space," says Stephan Born, President and CEO of the Americas for HUGO BOSS.

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