vim health center by nir portal references nautical design vim health center by nir portal references nautical design
may 24, 2014

vim health center by nir portal references nautical design

vim health center by nir portal references nautical design
all images courtesy of nir portal architects

 

 

 

‘vim health and sport center’ is israel’s first well-being club, offering its users over 4,400 square meters of gym and recreational facilities. developed by nir portal architects, the scheme’s fluid interiors and dynamic angles are influenced by nautical design, with the project envisioned as a luxury yacht. the complex comprises a variety of functions, integrating gym, spa and pool infrastructure alongside classrooms, café areas and office space.

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the health center’s large reception

 

 

 

a lobby that connects the center welcomes guests, and provides easy access to each area of the design. the curving walls continue within the adjoining café, which serves as an area for informal meetings and spontaneous gatherings. showers and changing rooms are situated between the spa and the gym, providing for both facilities, while individual lockers are custom made from walnut wood.

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the lobby welcomes guests, and provides easy access to each area of the design

 

 

 

walls are covered with bisazza tiles mosaic tiling, with floral touches that differentiate between male and female zones. an open jacuzzi – lifted above floor level in order to offer elevated views – is wrapped with curved brown flower mosaic tiles, and marked from the ceiling with circular suspended lighting.


the complex comprises a variety of functions, integrating gym, spa and pool infrastructure


the scheme’s fluid interiors and dynamic angles are influenced by nautical design


the entrance to the gym


an open jacuzzi  is wrapped with curved brown flower mosaic tiles


changing rooms are situated between the spa and the gym, providing for both facilities


mosaic-clad shower rooms


exercise bikes within the gym


lockers are custom made from walnut wood 

 

 


floor plan

 

 

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