Sunday, November 14, 2010
Shopping Mall Interior | 1 Mont Kiara | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Designed By SPARCH
GFA (sqm): 97,550
Client: CapitaLand Malaysia PTE LTD
Client: Ireka Development Management Sdn Bhd
The ambition for this project is to make One Mont Kiara a unique and exciting family retail destination standing out among its competitors in this predominantly residential quarter of Kuala Lumpur.
Crossing the threshold of the mall the experience is of a 4 storey airy volume with a colourful “floral” floor surface that provides the space with a unique identity and pays homage to the buildings tropical context. The floor depicts an abstract image of the Hibiscus flower which is used as a device to guide shoppers towards points of interest such as shops, lifts and escalators.
The atrium roof is constructed using linear ETFE cushions that modulated the amount of daylight entering the mall to reducing heat gain and contributing to the thermal comfort of the mall. The roof is partially supported by an expressed structural frame that is wrapped in fabric and back illuminated helping animate the space with advertisements....more