Articles tagged Spa


This urban hotel spa merges history with modern comforts

Amsterdam – Baranowitz + Kronenberg repurpose former 20th century Dutch landmarks - a concrete bank and a telephone service building - into the W Hotel's Away Spa in Amsterdam. 


Why hospitality establishments need not forget the value of wellness spaces

Lermoos, Austria – Tyrol hotel Mohr Life Resort gives itself a new edge with a nature-lover’s dream spa and outdoor area designed by Noa.


This beauty club's ethereal interiors are inspired by a mountainous Chinese province

Ruili, China – Beauty and wellness spaces don’t need to be neutral to be calming, illustrates Parallect Design with Beauty Club on the National Border.


New book alert: The best of hospitality design in Night Fever 6

Amsterdam – The sixth edition of our survey of the best bar, restaurant, hotel and club projects from around the globe is now available for purchase in our bookstore.


This Shanghai spa is a dream you won’t want to wake up from

Shanghai – Brought to life by the Hip-pop design team, Jiyu Spa’s surrealistic interiors melt away daily stressors.


How design is responding to wellness trends

BANGKOK – Rising consumer demand for health-focused services means that the design infrastructure must adapt accordingly, as demonstrated by Space Popular for Infinity Spa.


Dsquared2 overhauls traditional luxury for transformative experiences

MILAN – Supporting a total lifestyle through nutrition and exercise, Storage Associati’s restoration of Dsquared2’s headquarters includes a restaurant, gym and spa.

Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström. Photos Jean-Baptiste Béranger

Bigert & Bergström's golden egg symbolises a change of seasons

KIRUNA – An egg-shaped sauna is making an impression on the local people of Sweden's northern-most town.


Cheungvogl dedicates a room to selfies at a Russian department store

ST PETERSBURG – Hong Kong-based architecture studio Cheungvogl adds a Selfie Room to its recently completed spa and treatment areas as part of the restoration of iconic department store Au Pont …

The Sulwhasoo flagship in Seoul is based on the concept of a lantern, a symbol of travel, arrival and enlightenment in Korean culture.

Neri&Hu’s flagship for a South Korean beauty brand offers a multi-tiered sensory experience

SEOUL – ‘Brands need to be on show in other ways than through their products,’ says Rossana Hu. Her office, Neri&Hu, puts those words into practice with its flagship interior for premium …

A colourful narrative in Portugal's landscape.

The new Longroiva Hotel & Thermal Spa flows between history and modernity

LONGROIVA – A historic thermal bath in northeast Portugal shines in a burgundy glow after renovation by RA Architectural Design & Studio.

The balance-of-energy concept characterises the interior, generating a smooth flow of circulation throughout the building.

Mikou Design Studio balances energy for a Parisian pool retreat

PARIS – A double-layered skin creates depth-defining façades, mimicking the elliptical patterns created on the surface water.