AD Round Up: Leisure Part VI

© Ihor Pona

For our sixth selection of our Leisure Round Up we even have a dog spa. Check them all after the break.

Unleashed Dog Spa / Square One Interiors
A Spa-like setting was created for this unique high quality, full service dog-grooming environment. Three functional components are contained in a confined space – retail, grooming and lounge / play-care area. Each component required it’s own function and identity, yet became an extension of the other, designed for relaxation and comfort (read more…)

© Marc Cramer

Strom Spa Nordique / Chevalier Morales Architectes
The Chevalier Morales version of this new type of playground for the body and mind offers a sensitive contemporary design. Three separate buildings are placed delicately on the manmade topography and look out onto the Lac des Battures. The buildings are occupied by saunas, massage and relaxation rooms, Turkish baths and other spaces necessary to make a functional spa (read more…)

© Courtesy of Cyrille Druart

I-Way / Cyrille Druart
I-WAY is an international first. This exclusive building is entirely dedicated to automobile simulations (simulator technology offering 6 degrees of freedom inspired by the aeronautics industry), providing the public with access for the first time to eighteen machines (read more…)

Courtesy of Mjölk Architects

Public Sauna / Mjölk Architects
Czech architectural office Mjölk Architekti made a remarkable contribution to public space utilization in Liberec, their city of residence. Without a legal permit for construction and surprising everyone in the city, they built a public sauna on an abandoned city dam. The preparation took five days and building time was eight hours (read more…)

© Song Jae-Young

Ananti Club, Seoul / Ken Min Architects
The Ritz Carlton Country Club, which use to boast a classical European style clubhouse, decided to change its name to the Ananti Club Seoul, taking up the challenge of completely rebuilding and redeveloping its courses and clubhouse in order to reflect the city’s latest lifestyles. This effort has created a place of leisure worth exploring (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Leisure Part VI" 18 Feb 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 27 Mar 2015. <>