Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Project: Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel
Architects: box: arquitectos
Author: Barbara Morgado, Oscar Catarino
Collaborators: Fabiana Velho Cabral
Location: Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Year: 2020
Area: 6861 m2
Photo Credits: Ivo Tavares Studio
Client: Azoris Royal Garden Hotel
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The project approach to the remodeling accommodation units, is based on two remarkable pre-existing principles.

Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

It is a building marked by its strong connection to the Japanese garden, developing around it, in a traditional central garden environment. The architecture that designs it, is a pragmatic exercise, very organized and formally within a reticulated pattern of contained dimensioning, in regular metrics.

Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

The Tatami is the element that translates and contains these principles, therefore elected as the principle that generates the concept of intervention. Not only for its dimensional character, but also for its regulatory form, this was the “leitmotiv”, for the lexicon used as a support for scale and space proportion of the rooms.

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Using natural materials made sense, according to the interpretation of the environment generated by that garden. Stone, steel and wood, recreate the room element, in a unifying context of the building, in its past, present and the idea of future development.

Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Several typologies were explored, capable of differentiating similar spaces from one another, in an interesting relation of the unit variants, giving diversity in the modulation.

Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Rooms Remodeling in Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

Azoris Royal Garden Hotel by box: arquitectos

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