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Location: Lusail, Qatar
Completion Date: April 2022
Dior’s first home will always be 30 Avenue Montaigne, which was recently redesigned by Peter Marino, but the firm has a longer history of articulating the brand through architecture. Past collaborations with OMA and SANAA in Tokyo, and a prominently articulated facade design by Christian de Portzamparc in Seoul, are examples of this. Last April, the couture fashion house opened its ninth outpost in Qatar. The ArandaLasch-designed storefront in Place Vendôme is the largest Dior interior facade in the world.
Place Vendôme was designed by the Arab Engineering Bureau to emulate classical
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