Factory Five Jingan: Transforming a Warehouse into a Shop

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With the help of LineHouse, a warehouse was successfully transformed into a shop called Factory Five Jingan or Factory 5. Located in Shanghai, China, the shop was designed on a 150 square meter site and finished in 2014.

Factory Five Jingan

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The Factory Five Jigan or Factory 5 is the result of the transformation from its previous smaller shop.

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The shop has retail and workshop space on the first floor, emerging the clubhouse feels through the appearance of the communal table and a bar.

The Shop Display

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Feature retail display walls are used to showcase Factory 5’s products.

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The products include bicycle frames, clothing, and Mission Workshop bags.

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The closer view of Mission Workshop bag display.

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The shop also uses component displays of all the 45 parts, making up a fixed gear bicycle.

Counter for Customers and Staffs

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Looking at the bar’s design, it reveals 150 by 150 mm I-beams fixed horizontally between the existing metal columns. The I-beams act as counters for staff and customers.

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Meanwhile, to build up the feel of the old shop, OSB and reclaimed wood from the demolition sites in Shanghai was used for cabinetry and table tops.

A Clear Epoxy

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A Clear epoxy covers the existing concrete floor in the shop.

The Mezzanine

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Similar to the bar design, the mezzanine displays 150 by 150mm I-beams.

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The mezzanine occupies a double height industrial warehouse space. The mezzanine is used to accommodate private office space.

Via LineHouse