Refurbishment of Boa Hairdresser’s Salon / Claudia Meier

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Architect: Claudia Meier
Location: Meilen/Zurich,
Client: Manuela Daluz
Project Year: 2009-2010
Photographs: Claudia Meier

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The new interior of “Boa Hair” is giving the impression of entering an own world, a new identity of the hairdresser’s salon – the space has given a hair cut.

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The complete underside of the ceiling is covered with hanging white-transparent fibres. A slight movement circulates in the fibres when hairdryers blowing air through the space.

© Claudia Meier

The development and production of the material and elements took place together with Wasag AG Switzerland.

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Cite: "Refurbishment of Boa Hairdresser’s Salon / Claudia Meier" 22 May 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 21 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=60941>
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  • Jen

    nice ceiling!

  • LooLoo

    Nice idea, I guess the light must look pretty through the fibers. But it seems a little too literal to put “hair” in the ceiling of a hairdressers salon. Also the space becomes a bit claustrofobic. I think it would have worked better in a nightclub with a very high ceiling.

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  • http://www.OrganicColorSystems.com Richie Geppert

    Great post, I will put it up on my blog.

  • kate

    I’m wondering what materials are white fibers made of. Is it fire- proof?

  • kate

    Great ceiling. I’m wondering what materials are white fibers made of. Is it fire- proof?