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Mindbending Mall Features 804 Curved Glass Window Panes

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In Malmö, Sweden, the developers of Emporia decided to give an architecture firm a $390,000,000 construction budget to work with, resulting in a 2,228,130 square foot mammoth of a mall. Emporia is a three-story mall, equipped with a supermarket, office ..

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Ben O (173)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 4:55 am
The video has the lowest quality I have seen in a long time. However, I might soon take a trip to Malmö and check it out...

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 6:43 am
Interesting looking structure...but i must say after seeing that horrid ad--it left me with no interest whatsoever steeping foot in this Mall. The ad should be 4 a Dubai Mall instead! Thx Frans

Helen Porter (39)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 3:16 pm
They could have spent the money to help the poor, and the students and the only Earth we have.

Is this an exercise in waste?

If they had rubbed a couple of brain cells together they could have spent the money advertising the good they were doing for the conservation of our ONE and ONLY planet. Then they would have multiplied the money just from advertising do gooding.

Past Member (0)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 8:14 pm
I thought the structure itself was amazing. Thank you Frans. :-))

Summerannie M (48)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 11:51 pm
pretty amazing and it looks awesome at night too. thanks Frans

. (0)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 9:51 am
Interesting design concept but if I go to Sweden I want to see the countryside.

Roger G (154)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 11:37 am
noted, thanks

Suzanne L (99)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 12:12 pm
Thanks for the article Frans, but a trend toward more and more use of glass for the exterior walls of buildings has had a number of detrimental outcomes. One is that songbirds die by the hundreds of thousands. Another is that the glass panes are falling out of the older buildings, especially those built in climates where temperature extremes exist. Toronto, Canada has seen the sheer drop of numerous huge panes of glass from very high up over the last few years, on downtown streets. By dumb luck, no one has been killed or injured - yet. I would like to see some movement in architecture back to more organic designs.

Rhonda B (106)
Sunday December 15, 2013, 12:54 pm
Thank you!
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