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Common HDB bricks are used for wall construction, rough sawn timber planking and metal grates commonly used on oil refineries are detailed to resemble a funky turn-of-the-century- English warehouse space
E N G L I S H R E T R O - E X U B E R A N C E
Located at unit B2-43 Ngee Ann City, Singapore, this 700 sq. ft. flagship is the first Dr. Martens retail outlet ever produced (worldwide). Oversized details, common industrial materials, raw timber and brick combine in a fusion of English-Retro exuberance.
Four months later, Dr. Martens Covent Garden megastore opened at Covent Garden London, designed by Din Associates.
Update June 2003 : This store no longer exists
Update May 2004 : Link to bargains here >
Digitally manipulated photography :
Poole Associates Private Limited