The Spa and Wellness Facilities at Elounda Beach Resort Greece project is to ensure a visual continuity between the internal and external spaces but moreover, to extend the space beyond its physical boundaries and into the surrounding landscape. Visitors’ perception of the spaces is heightened and the feeling is one of ‘floating’ above this beautiful Cretan setting.
The series of ‘white boxes’ which host the various spa functions afford the structure a spatial harmony and the material choices create a sense of lightness, freshness and purity expected of a place in which body and soul are pampered and treated.
The interior spaces, characterised by the use of ‘light’ materials such as glass and translucent panels for walls and ceilings, create a calming visual neutrality and are gently animated by the effects of reflection, while the surrounding landscape dominates the space and sheds its colours.
The essentiality of the materials and the graphic sign of the ‘leaves’ pattern, contribute to stretch the perspective throughout an atmosphere of pastel colours and lightness, emphasised by the use of indirect artificial lighting at night. | Design by Davide Macullo Architects & Photos by Enrico Cano