Wellness

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about wellness

Project • By RIOSOffices

Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine is a world-class cancer research and treatment institute with a mission that encourages healthcare professionals to collaborate and interact in a nature-centric environment. Art Gray The Institute’s founding director, Dr. David Agus, believes in a fundamental strategy change leading the fight against cancer – changing the soil, so the seed won’t grow. This innovative premise is key inspiration for creating an environment that supports the best research and inspires discovery. Art Gray The design incorporates principles of nature. As a result, the natural environment informs the materials and open spatial experience. Thermory (wood), plants, and a ric... More

Product • By Alpha Wellness SensationsOutdoor Combination Corten Sauna

Outdoor Combination Corten Sauna

A free-standing prefabricated 8-person CorTen steel Himalayan salt sauna with halotherapy option, 220V power requirements, heatproof speakers and chromotherapy feature. The sauna is complemented with a wood-burning hot tub and luxury outdoor shower by Boffi. Alpha Wellness Sensations is a global leader in luxury spa manufacturing, indoor and outdoor design of traditional saunas, infrared saunas, steam rooms, hammams, salt rooms, snow rooms, cold plunges, experience showers and tanning beds. Our company runs its own research facility and production capacities in order to provide a wide range of innovative and tailored wellness solutions. All of our products are fabricated in Belgium, 100% hand-crafted and fully compliant with EU’s rig... More

Project • By Matthei & Colin AssociatesHospitals

Advocate Aurora Health's Central Telemetry Center

Advocate Aurora’s Central Telemetry Center completes the final phase of the Digital Patient Care and Management Center (DPCMC) in Oakbrook Terrace, IL designed by Matthei & Colin Associates. Part of a planned consolidation of remote digital patient care and resource management departments relocated outside of the hospital walls and into commercial space, the DPCMC is comprised of four areas with distinct but interrelated or codependent functions – Patient Care Command Center (PC3), Electronic ICU (EICU), Central Telemetry Center (CTC) and Common Staff Support (CSS). The projects were completed in three phases, largely to match the ability of the Owner’s teams to identify the needs of each and bring the services online... More

Product • By Alpha Wellness SensationsOutdoor Traditional Himalayan Salt Sauna

Outdoor Traditional Himalayan Salt Sauna

A free-standing prefabricated 24-person unit with 220V power requirements, Himalayan salt wall, heatproof speakers and chromotherapy feature. Alpha Wellness Sensations is a global leader in luxury spa manufacturing, indoor and outdoor design of traditional saunas, infrared saunas, steam rooms, hammams, salt rooms, snow rooms, cold plunges, experience showers and tanning beds. Our company runs its own research facility and production capacities in order to provide a wide range of innovative and tailored wellness solutions. All of our products are fabricated in Belgium, 100% hand-crafted and fully compliant with EU’s rigorous product safety standards. Because the world is overwhelmed by environmental pollution and industrial toxicity,... More

Product • By Alpha Wellness SensationsOutdoor Sauna And Steam Room

Outdoor Sauna And Steam Room

A free-standing prefabricated 2-person private spa with finnish-style traditional sauna, steam room, outdoor shower, heatproof speakers, aromatherapy diffuser and chromotherapy feature. Alpha Wellness Sensations is a global leader in luxury spa manufacturing, indoor and outdoor design of traditional saunas, infrared saunas, steam rooms, hammams, salt rooms, snow rooms, cold plunges, experience showers and tanning beds. Our company runs its own research facility and production capacities in order to provide a wide range of innovative and tailored wellness solutions. All of our products are fabricated in Belgium, 100% hand-crafted and fully compliant with EU’s rigorous product safety standards. Because the world is overwhelmed by envir... More

Project • By PORCELANOSAHotels

GOLDEN TULIP SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS

A hotel reception is an area with constant traffic that needs a resistant material for the flooring. The choice of an URBATEK – PORCELANOSA Grupo porcelain tile thus ensures durability with the best design. In the “Golden Tulip Sophia Antipolis – Hotel & Spa’ project the outdoor reception, terrace, pool area, restaurant, and outdoor rest areas were designed with the DEEP stone line, which provides quality and graphic variety to the entire setting; flamed, degraded, and sanded of one of the most elegant stones. Contemporary and surrounded by gardens, with a relaxing atmosphere based on the stone texture, its indirect lights and the sound of water make the visitor feel as if immersed in nature. More

Project • By Liqui GroupTrade Shows

Balance Festival

Balance Festival is the UK’s newest and largest healthy lifestyle event; celebrating the thriving fitness scene and wellness movement; encompassing nutritious food, exercise, yoga, fashion and music. Liqui determined the whole look and feel of the event including the reception, sponsored areas, event spaces, VIP lounge, live cooking arena and DJ booths as well as the signage and lighting that was used throughout. More

Project • By Elenberg Fraser ArchitectureMasterplans

Swanston Central

Melbourne has a thing with axes – how often have you glanced down one of the mains arteries of the city and realized it perfectly frames a civic monument? Taking inspiration from that axial idea, this tall residential tower, positioned above the intersection of the off-set Hoddle and Carlton grids, echoes this geometric tension in its facetted planes that stretch up into the sky.Intersecting vertical fingers of descending pink and rising green glass, separated by a dividing silver hue, create a shimmering dichroic effect through the height of the façade. Inspired by the ambiguity of Escher, this creates a dramatic vertical transition evocative of the transition of solid, through liquid to vapour.Facing Victoria Street, a three-... More

Project • By Elenberg Fraser ArchitectureMasterplans

Papersmith Apartments

Papersmith is a building of transformation. Transformation of the industrial heritage, transformation of the Yarra River riparian landscape and transformation of materials. The building is robust and confident. The directness of the former industrial structures is expressed in concrete frame of the lower levels. Contrasting high-performing low emissivity double glazing inset into the concrete structure frames the outlook for the occupants while seamlessly balancing acoustic, solar and privacy requirements. Subtle variation across the surface of the building animate the façade. A simple glass volume defines the upper levels of the building. The building embodies the transformation of Yarra Bend. The landscape is drawn through the bui... More

Project • By Robert D. Henry ArchitectsHousing

Conti Residence

Architecture/Interior Design:Robert D. Henry ArchitectsRobert D. Henry, AIA, PrincipalMichael Lim, PrincipalClient: Luda Conti, competitive ballroom dancer and founder of Avanti Day Resort, a salon and medical spa Size:2,400 square feetProgram: Comprehensive residential remodel; custom furniture and lightingSite:A pre-war condominium conversion on Rector Street originally built in 1920, and renovated into luxury residences in 2001, with views of Battery Park, the Hudson River, and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.Design:Robert D. Henry Architects’ dramatic renovation of Conti Residence integrates the owner’s dynamic personality with her passions for competitive dancing and hosting social gatherings.  A design highlight of th... More
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Project • By Atelier MjKWellness Centres

Uplift Strength and Spirit

Atelier MjK provided the interior fit-out for this small personal training studio in Washington, DC that includes spaces for yoga and weight lifting. More

Project • By Elips Tasarim Mimarlik (Elips Design Architecture)Wellness Centres

Nevzat Demir Facility

BJK Nevzat Demir Facility was re-designed by Istanbul based Elips Design Architecture as an indoor pool and a spacious spa area for the football players of Besiktas Sports Club, which is one of the leading sports clubs in Turkey.Nevzat Demir Facility of Besiktas Sports Club (Turkey’s one of the biggest sports clubs) is located in Çekmeköy, Istanbul. The three-storey main building was not used efficiently before the renovation. There was also a need for an indoor pool and a spa area for the football players. Design process was started in order to transform this area according to these basic needs.A pool section that contains indoor pool, jacuzzi, swimming pool, in water running, shock pool was planned for the players to use in training and t... More

Project • By Archi-TectonicsShops

Inscape Meditation Studio

INSCAPE, a new meditation concept, opened in Manhattan 2016. Archi-Tectonics designed the Inscape concept not only as a one-off, but also for worldwide distribution. The first PROTO space in Chelsea occupies a large 6000sf ground floor. The space contains a set of large volumes; ellipsoid meditation spaces; a “Dome Room” and an “Alcove room”, an extensive retail space, as well as a lounge for guests. An important element of healthy living is found in lifestyle changes, meditation and ‘cleaner’ live-work environments. When developing the Inscape meditation concept, prefab construction, renewable materials, such as bamboo, linen and cardboard, became the driver of the spatial configueration.   Medita... More

Project • By architects Tillmann Ruth RobinsonBars

Boler Mountain Chalet Redevelopment

Boler Mountain is a London not-for-profit organization that invites 4-season access to outdoor recreational programs and facilities with a focus on winter activities. For over 70 years, Boler has been a much-loved presence in the London community. A special focus on inclusivity, health and wellness has helped shape a unique experience for all ages and abilities. The expansion of Boler’s existing forty-year-old chalet have allowed for additional revenue by increasing capacity for hospitality services. A large modern kitchen and licensed banquet hall can accommodate large groups of up to 200. Smaller groups will be comfortable in flexible multi-purpose rooms. During the ski season, up to 400 guests can be accommodated by a range of foo... More

Product • By Alpha Wellness SensationsOutdoor Corten Himalayan Salt Sauna

Outdoor Corten Himalayan Salt Sauna

A free-standing prefabricated 6-person CorTen steel Himalayan salt sauna with halotherapy option, 220V power requirements, heatproof speakers and chromotherapy feature. Alpha Wellness Sensations is a global leader in luxury spa manufacturing, indoor and outdoor design of traditional saunas, infrared saunas, steam rooms, hammams, salt rooms, snow rooms, cold plunges, experience showers and tanning beds. Our company runs its own research facility and production capacities in order to provide a wide range of innovative and tailored wellness solutions. All of our products are fabricated in Belgium, 100% hand-crafted and fully compliant with EU’s rigorous product safety standards. Because the world is overwhelmed by environmental pollutio... More