rojkind arquitectos + cadena y asociados reflects síclo's cycle concept with stepped interior
 
rojkind arquitectos + cadena y asociados reflects síclo's cycle concept with stepped interior
jul 09, 2015

rojkind arquitectos + cadena y asociados reflects síclo's cycle concept with stepped interior

rojkind arquitectos + cadena y asociados reflects síclo’s cycle concept with stepped interior
photography by jaime navarro soto

 

 

 

síclo, an indoor cycling concept have commissioned michel rojkind from rojkind arquitectos and ignacio cadena of cadena + asociados concept design, to project their energetic and fun fitness experience into their new space in mexico city. through the fully glass façade, a stepped volume composed of acoustically sealed concrete dominates the triple-height space. entering from the sides, two classrooms for the cycling classes are based within.  simultaneously, the space above acts as a ‘blank canvas for the mind and spirit’, where the stepped platform is adaptable as a place for rest, conversation, screenings and workshops. composed of white concrete, this versatile stairway is complemented with brightly colored cushions that further multiplies the possible uses of the interior space.

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the versatile steps allow the cyclists to relax after class, converse and prepare

 

 

 

michel rojkind comments: ‘like a public plaza where the encounter of the day-to-day is what activates and gives life to the space, síclo makes what happens inside the class to be as important as community life on the outside.’

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the mexican indoor cycling concept

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simple in design, the walls have been left as exposed brick with the siclo logo in fluorescent

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the steps were formed by the two acoustically sealed ‘chambers’ inside

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the poly-chromatic cushions gives the otherwise minimalistic space a burst of color

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the cycle classes held within the volume

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