AD Round Up: Leisure Part V

Want to go to a bar? Beauty salon? Perhaps a Center for Yoga? Some relaxing Spa? Check our 5th selection of previously features leisure projects after the break.

Ganesh Club / Pormenor Arquitectos PORMENORarquitectos® were invited to integrate a bar into a natural environment. As a limit, beside the standard local legislation, 3 milion euros were the budget. Embracing the fact that an equipment of such nature urges to become a great atraction and needs to influence a wide spread area, the concept pointed the design towards a powerfull object, massive and strange, growing from the mountain (read more…)

Cure Salon Monsieur / Upsetters Architects A complex of a beauty salon and a cafe, whose site has a narrow frontage. The site is a little way off the main shopping street and on a lane. In addition, it is narrow and deep, which we Japanese call “unagino-nedoko” (means “a bed for an eel”). The client desired it to be like a retreat. So we focused on utilizing the depth of the site sandwiched between two buildings and creating an interior space in which people can feel light (read more…)

Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health / Peter Rose + Partners Massachusetts-based Peter Rose + Partners had a simple strategy for designing the Kripalu Annex, part of the largest and most established yoga retreat in North America. Rose wanted his architecture to speak to the spiritual and natural essence of yoga by creating elegant material relationships and crisp aesthetics (read more…)

Hairu Hair Treatment / Chrystalline Architect Started with modular design and build through generous clean and simple detail, perform in natural material scheme and color, brought you to the difference experience of leisure. It may looks like a salon, but hairu is a hair health-care, such as treatment for losing hair, hair spa & massage (read more…)

Chairama SPA / Giancarlo Mazzanti + Felipe Mesa The project is located in a traditional square in Bogotá between two other building with a specific norm that defines the height and general setbacks. The requirement to use as much area as possible, outlined a regular cubic volume isolated on all sides from other buildings and completely exposed to natural light (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Leisure Part V" 19 Oct 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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