trtm architects converts warehouse into 'paradise club' on coast of alicante

trtm architects converts warehouse into 'paradise club' on coast of alicante

madrid-based studio trtm architects has converted an old warehouse in spain to create a tropical-themed bar. the white exterior of the two-storey converted warehouse, located in alicante, remains untouched but its interior has been reconfigured.

trtm architects converts warehouse into 'paradise club' on coast of alicante

images courtesy of trtm architects



‘paradise club’ is an oasis that forms part of a coastal resort. the project was commission by a private client wanting to create a social center for guests. images show simple interiors, in which a mix of terrazo, tiled surfaces and simple plaster walls creates a minimal backdrop in keeping with the local vernacular.

trtm architects converts warehouse into 'paradise club' on coast of alicante



trtm architects adds color with furniture that has been exclusively developed for the project. the collection, which is called ‘fossil’, includes coral tables offset by monochrome stools, featuring organic shapes inspired by marine shea shells and fossils.

trtm architects converts warehouse into 'paradise club' on coast of alicante



a planter lines one of the walls that also incorporates a tiled bench. the upper portion features a series of circular lights that keep the space feeling bright and fresh. a bar sits adjacent decorated with mirrored balls and topped by a thatched-style roof. outside, a veranda shades the terrace, which is characterized by smooth concrete and contrasting mosaic-like flooring.



‘the idea was to create a relaxing atmosphere where users have a rest from a day of vacation without disconnecting from the beach environment,’ the architects explain. ‘for this aim elements from the coastal landscape have been used into the interior, such as palm trees roof, sand textures on the ceiling or handcrafted ceramics.’


‘one of the main challenges was to create a sophisticated identity for the place, connecting the inside with the outside.’


client: private
architects: trtm architects
structural engineer: jorge azor
client: private
photographer: asier rua

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