Shopping Centres of the future will switch their very fundamentals from tangible to abstract. Their very core will no longer be shops, merchandise and ‘stuff’...
Author - Frank Alvarez
Frank Alvarez is a Director at Ignite Architects. In a career that spans over 30 years, more recently as Global Retail Sector Leader at Woods Bagot, Alvarez has been involved with the design of some of the world’s most highly regarded retail assets. As Woods Bagot’s Global Retail Leader, Frank led a team of architects and designers across 17 studios, where he oversaw retail-led projects including Wintergarden Brisbane, the new San Francisco International Airport T1 retail offering, and the design direction of the Myer Stores of the Future.
Alvarez previously spent more than 25 years leading design teams for The Westfield Group, and was part of the design leadership teams for the development of the group’s iconic global assets.