An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about setúbal

Project • By Sua Kay ArchitectsShopping Centres

Alegro Setúbal

The proposal for the architectural competition for the refurbishment and extension of a twenty year old Jumbo (Auchan) hypermarket in Setubal was conditioned by site and planning restrictions. The project involved the transformation of an exhausted standalone hypermarket box with attached retail units into a full blown state-of-art shopping mall. An adjoining plot was acquired for this purpose. This meant that the mall had to be developed almost entirely to one side of the hypermarket. The design process started with resolving the linkage between the existing parking with those proposed under the new extension. The municipal road dividing the two plots meant that they could not be simply linked horizontally at all levels. A system o... More