Nan Arquitectos has utilized a muted materials and colour palette to evoke emotions of peace and calm at this combined physiotherapy and elegance centre in northwest Spain .
SanaSana Physiotherapy and Elegance Centre relocated to a larger website in the industrial town of O Porriño to preserve up with its expanding company.
Within the new area, Spanish studio Nan Arquitectos designed six cabins for physiotherapy treatments and included a studio for pilates. The creating also houses a modifying space, an workplace, a bathroom, a beauty therapy area and a utility area.
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To complement the comforting remedies accessible, the architects stored the space bare by utilizing a easy materials and colour palette of white paint and pale wood across the interior. A equivalent pared-back aesthetic was used to develop a calming atmosphere at a pharmacy in Japan and spa in Switzerland.
“The predominant colours are natural wood colour, neutral white walls and neutral grey floor,” Wenceslao Lopez of Nan Arquitectos informed Dezeen. “We chose these colours to enhance the contrast of the wood and give warmth.”
The interior also functions exposed brick walls and steel piping, which runs along the white-washed ceilings. A Pirelli rubber floor patterned with raised circles runs throughout the creating.
A staggered corridor divides the centre into two, making waiting locations outdoors the workplace at the entrance, and in among the modifying rooms and pilates studio in direction of the back.
Panels of frosted glass and wooden doors hide a row of remedy rooms that line one particular side of the corridor. Windowless physiotherapy rooms, which are lit by fluorescent tubing, serve to produce a feeling of isolation and privacy.
“We experimented with via design and style to convert the ‘booths’ in a appropriate area for appropriate treatment method,” Alberto F Reiriz of Nan Arquitectos extra. “As it is a physiotherapy centre, we tried to make the enclosed spaces quiet, where consumers can loosen up. We believe we acquired this feeling by way of materials and the light utilized.”
The studio for pilates and other fitness center-related activities retains the identical minimum decor, but with extra pine wood flooring and a window that requires up the bulk of 1 wall to allow in organic light.
Corrugated and perforated aluminium panels covers the street-facing facade, so the creating appears translucent for the duration of daylight and emits a soft glow at night.
Photography is by Iván Casal Nieto.
Style: NAN Arquitectos
Staff: Vicente Pillado, Wenceslao Lopez, Alberto F Reiriz
Ground floor plan Area a single Segment two