Athens-based 314 Architecture Studio has converted a listed building in Chalkida, Greece, into an eyewear store, pairing mirrored furniture with white surfaces. The studio, founded by Pavlos Chatziangelidis in based the design for the optometris
Ghent is home to the old textile factory De Porre, hub of a thriving textile industry during the and for many years a major provider of employment. In World War II the factory was heavily bombed and rebuilt afterwards. Bankruptcy forced the factor.