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By dissolving the main sales and service spaces in the traditional cafe in the city center the client was tempted to accept one of the rent offers of fast food or some other uniform chain of stores. What happened instead was a rebuilding which was aware of the historical formal potential. In a tightrope walk between mercantile tradition and modern age the building was individually designed for its new function as a bistro and a clothing shop.- "Glasforum" 1999

club wear store facade