Ganjlik Mall Location City: Baku, Azerbaijan

Sectors:
Retail, Leisure
Services:
Architecture, Interiors
Studios:
London, Prague
Client:
Pasha Construction

Certifications:

Azerbaijan’s largest shopping centre

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Key Info

Includes:
A new retail and leisure destination, a mix of international and local retail brands, a range of restaurants and cafés, a mulitiplex cinema, bowling and family entertainment offers
Area:
121,500m² GBA
Status:
Opened in April 2016

A mall designed to appeal to a broad range of consumers

Azerbaijan’s largest shopping centre, Ganjlik Mall is a retail and leisure destination arranged around a dramatic four storey central atrium which floods all areas of the mall with daylight.

Appealing to a broad customer base, the mall is well located, north of the city centre, adjacent to the Tofiq Bahramov Football Stadium, with direct access from the busy Ganjlik metro and bus stations.

Innovative façade, canopy and lighting design

The façade of this 50,000m² GLA shopping and leisure destination on Fatali Khan Khoyski Boulevard is finished in an interlocking composition of warm sandstone cladding and cool glass, with limestone ‘bookends’ framing the corner entrances. An elegant, wing-shaped canopy unifies all the elements of the main elevation.

An innovative lighting scheme, including parametrically controlled external lighting linked to wind speed and direction monitors, has been developed by Lighting Design Collective.

Comprehensive leisure offering

Complementing the retail and F&B offering, the leisure attractions include a multiplex cinema, a bowling alley and a family entertainment centre.

External cafés and terraces offer city views

Among the mix of international and local retail brands is a range of cafés and restaurants on the upper level, with external terraces offering city views.

Interior features that enhance the customer experience

Feature chandeliers of handmade Czech glass by Lasvit are suspended within the double-height entry spaces.

Chapman Taylor was lead design architect, involved from concept design stage to completion on site.

Jon Hale (BA (Hons) Dip Arch ARB ČKA)

Group Board Director, UK

Jon heads up Chapman Taylor's business in the Central Eastern Europe (CEE) region, leading on the design and implementation of projects in the Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Serbia and Ukraine.

Based in Prague since 1991, Jon joined Chapman Taylor in London in 1997 and joined the Group Board in 2020. His knowledge of the CEE markets and his leadership have helped our Prague studio become one of the leading architects of commercial buildings in the region. The Prague team is dedicated to delivering high-quality architecture to clients in the CEE region with an emphasis on sustainability and commercial success.

Areas of expertise:

Retail / Office / Residential

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