Posts tagged as 'Spas'

Fri 27.2.

In Rude Health: new wellness projects

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.02.2015 - Tagged as: ,

South African practice Metropolis Design’s Spa House, which overlooks Cape Town’s Hout Bay, gives the illusion of being suspended over its sizeable outdoor pool

South African practice Metropolis Design’s Spa House, which overlooks Cape Town’s Hout Bay, gives the illusion of being suspended over its sizeable outdoor pool

The word itself may have been coined relatively recently, but the ritual of ‘wellness’ – as a means of rejuvenating mind and body – has a long and healthy tradition. This hasn’t, as a number of recent projects demonstrate, stopped a bevy of architects internationally from rethinking how we take to the waters. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Mon 16.2.

Fazenda Boa Vista – Spa by Isay Weinfeld (BR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.02.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Fazenda Boa Vista - Spa by Isay Weinfeld

Fazenda Boa Vista – Spa by Isay Weinfeld

Located in Porto Feliz, Brazil, Isay Weinfeld’s Fazenda Boa Vista Spa is a low-rise construction whose build-out follows the land contours and the boundaries of adjacent woodland.

 

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Thu 7.3.

Taking the Waters: born-again spa and wellness architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.03.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Entre Cielos by A4estudio

Entre Cielos by A4estudio

The spring of architectural creativity is in full flow, with a number of offices internationally adding value to the age-old practice of therapeutic bathing. Architonic’s Simon Keane-Cowell presents our selection of the best of the latest spa and wellness architecture. Go ahead. The water’s warm.

 

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