The main approach here is to exceed beyond the lines. So, the interior was designed not just like a sports center but also like a club. The potantial of physical energy inside the athletes was passed through to all the elements of the interior space with aesthetic finishings.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The interior was designed not like a sports center but sports clubbing. The industrial elements like air ducts, metal railings and stripes make balance and create a harmony with colourful elements, fabrics, lights, art pieces and even disco balls.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The diversity of materials from metal to marble provides users to sport with both fun and restful.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in April 2013 and completed in August in 2013, located in Istanbul.
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Interior Space and Exhibition Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
The interior space has three stroreys that includes lounge, spa, pilates studios and spinning studios excluding open sports spaces. It aims to make users have fun when to do sport at the mezzanine by the six-meters projection movie screen. Metal panels with cnc tecniques, partitions by metal and fabric, decorative wall panels, industrial elements, marbles, mirrors with aged effect, etc. are used as materials with art pieces. In order to reflect the energy, red is used as main colour of the project design.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Totally 2000 m² with 3 storeys.
Architecture, Interior Design, Sports, Club, Industrial Design, Marble, Art, Oxide yellow, Mirror
In research stage, a lot of sports centers were analyzed and visited even in Europe and U.S.A. It was not found a realized place that match with the concept. But this situation was an advantage to design a uniqe and unexpected interior space.
The challenge here is to make the client accept a concept like this. It was told to client that it will be a real advantage to have a sports club just like a night club.
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All Images: Photographer/Ali Bekman