the WC beautique hotel is born to wash our souls at avenida almirante reis, an area of lisbon city where multicultural movements are emerging, assuming nowadays as a hub of creativity, dynamism and aggregator of people looking for positive differentiation. but water doesn’t wash everything!

the WC beautique hotel is born to wash our souls



so how to translate feelings beyond of mere words? nini andrade silva believes it’s possible throughout a revealing exercise of the essence of space which, in its course, implies two absolutely fantastic things — creative trait and courage to cut through the conventions!




to nini andrade silva, the WC beautique hotel is irreverent and dedicated to people ageless, creative and with an enormous passion for avant-garde, daring, freshness and art. it arises from the fusion of the traits characteristic of an in-temporality, from which emerges the current concept, which, with special meaning, is born from inspiration in a liquid world, from baths, water, vapors and drips, culminating in a huge WC by which we feel walk barefoot touching the floor dotted with foam and the walls damp and fresh!

interior details



the welcome is given to us at the reception area, formed by two bathtubs and a large waterfall that covers the body of those who decided to dive there. the dissident art emerges a bit everywhere, making us come across a huge ice cube that melts on the floor and gives shape and form to a sculptural piece transformed into a social lavatory.




far away in a niche, the falling water movement plays with all our senses. on the lower floor, the restaurant gives us the sensation of movement and fluidity in an optical illusion that the set of mirrors transmits when reflecting images of waterfalls that multiply throughout the space. we enter, and the environment becomes more indolent, languid forms and unclear images that arise with the opening of eyes submerged by a prolonged bath.




steam, foam and drops of water cover the ceiling, walls and floor, where water-blue predominates, which sweetly floods the space and green alludes to the sediments at the bottom of fountains that formerly surfaced in this area of the city. the interior invites us to come in, relax and take a long shower!


video by nina andrade silva

meeting and event room

bedside table



the furniture in the room




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edited by: maria erman | designboom

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