Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo
 
EMPLOYERS: POST A JOB
Free ezines & magazines
Jobs News Video Training Products Magazine Spa Business spa-kit Handbook What's on Advertise Subscribe
Catalogue gallery
More catalogues
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com
28 Feb - 02 Mar 2021
Online,
08-09 Apr 2021
Online,
08-28 Apr 2021
Jeddah Center for Forums and Events, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
13-20 Apr 2021
Online,
18-19 Apr 2021
ExCeL, London, United Kingdom
10-14 May 2021
Virtual Conference, United States
11-12 May 2021
The Pine Cliffs Resort, Albufeira, Portugal
16-20 May 2021
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore
World’s first energy-positive hotel and spa to be completed with interiors by Space Copenhagen
By Megan Whitby 03 Nov 2020
The glass-fronted, circular property will float on stilts above the Holandsfjorden fjord and is scheduled to open in late 2022
Svart, the world’s first energy-positive hotel, has appointed award-winning Danish designers Space Copenhagen to lead the property’s interior design.

Designed by the Norwegian architect firm Snøhetta, Svart will be located in Arctic Norway at the base of the Svartisen glacier and will house an indoor-outdoor spa – designed by spa and wellness consultant Felicity Leahy, as well as four restaurants, an education centre and a design laboratory.

The glass-fronted, circular property will float on stilts above the Holandsfjorden fjord and is scheduled to open in late 2022. It aims to be fully off-grid, carbon-neutral and zero waste within the first five years of operation.

The Denmark-based design studio Space Copenhagen, founded by Peter Bundgaard and Signe Bindslev Henriken in 2005, has been charged with masterminding the entire interior vision for Svart.

The duo will draw on their years of creative collaboration to create an aesthetic which will reflect the project’s core values of sustainability, innovation and holism.

Providing an insight into their vision, Space Copenhagen founders, Bundgaard and Bindslev Henrikson said: ‘The four elements’ intrinsic connection to Norse mythology has provided the design aesthetic, poetically and holistically bringing together the tactile materials of stone and wood from the earth, the transparency and fluidity of water, the magic warmth of fire and the ephemeral intangible qualities of air.

“The design aesthetic does not seek to mimic or filter the magnificence of the Norwegian landscape, but to be a humble backdrop to it. The building itself - an unbroken, seamless circle - will become a portal dedicated to enhancing human connection to nature, the seasons, and to time itself.’

Space Copenhagen is responsible for creating award-winning design projects over recent years, with previous work including the 11 Howard Hotel in New York, The Stratford in London and the original Noma restaurant in Copenhagen.

With an approach they call ‘Poetic Modernism’, Space Copenhagen seeks to forge new paths by balancing opposites within their work.

For the team, curiosity is a fundamental human condition and it is this transformative curiosity they will bring to Svart.


News
1 to 12 of 7715 news stories
25 Feb 2021
Baca Architects has submitted a scheme to transform an unused UK quarry lake and surrounding land into a unique eco-wellness resort centred on waterside living and water-based recreation. The 80-hectare Ashwicken Lake site is situated ... More
24 Feb 2021
The Hot Springs Connection has announced its third-annual conference is scheduled to take place in person at Quinn’s Hot Springs Resort in Paradise, Montana, on May 17-20 2021. Established in 2018, the convention is claimed ... More
24 Feb 2021
The iconic Beverly Hills Hotel Spa in Los Angeles has reopened its doors after seven months of extensive refurbishment and redesign. Christopher Cowdray, CEO of the Dorchester Collection – luxury operating company of the Beverly ... More
23 Feb 2021
US-based skincare company Heyday has announced a US$20m (£14.2m €16.5m) Series B round of funding led by Level 5 Capital Partners (L5), with participation from existing investors Lerer Hippeau and Fifth Wall Ventures. Heyday has ... More
22 Feb 2021
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced non-essential retail, including spas, salons, close-contact services and gyms, could reopen by 12 April 2021, at the very earliest. Johnson revealed the news today as part of step ... More
22 Feb 2021
A collection of industry organisations, including The British Beauty Council, are working closely with the UK Government to present proposals for a package of industry-saving measures. These include a VAT cut for reopened salon and ... More
22 Feb 2021
Luxury Hawaiian wellness enclave, Sensei Lāna‘i, A Four Seasons Resort has launched an Optimal Wellbeing Programme in partnership with WHOOP, the human performance and wearable tech company. Located at the island resort on Lāna‘i, the ... More
18 Feb 2021
Aman is planning to debut its sister hotel brand Janu in the heart of Tokyo in an urban redevelopment project, called Toranomon-Azabudai development. Janu was unveiled in 2020 with a fresh philosophy based on social ... More
19 Feb 2021
As evidence grows around nature’s wellbeing and health benefits, the team behind the UK’s Lost Gardens of Heligan has created an initiative to demonstrate how its guests can harness nature to boost wellbeing. Heligan has ... More
18 Feb 2021
Barefoot luxury hotel group Soneva has upgraded its secluded Maldivian island retreat, Soneva Jani. Developed by Eva and Sonu Shivdasani, Soneva’s philosophy is SLOW LIFE – sustainable, local, organic, wellness, learning, inspiring, fun experiences. The ... More
17 Feb 2021
Spa education centre Chiva-Som International Academy in Bangkok has upgraded its online course offering for spa and wellness students worldwide. Chiva-Som started offering digital courses in 2020 as an alternative training and education resource during ... More
17 Feb 2021
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of Nicola Finley, MD, to its advisory board. Finley works for US destination spa Canyon Ranch in Tucson and is a board-certified internal medicine physician who ... More
     
International SPA Association - iSPA
Kemitron GmbH
Company Profile
Comfort Zone
Comfort Zone’s comprehensive face and body range allows clients to experience memorable facials and [more]
 
MORE PROFILES
Featured Supplier
Iyashi Dôme sets industry standard for touchless infrared sauna technology
Iyashi Dôme has been an industry pioneer for 20 years and is responsible for creating the authentic Japanese long infrared sauna. ... more
IONTO
Product news
Clean, green, beauty machine: Voya unveils seaweed-infused hand cleanser
Clean, green, beauty machine: Voya unveils seaweed-infused hand cleanser
Davines Group receives prestigious sustainability award
Davines Group receives prestigious sustainability award
ESPA launches Active Nutrients range with three fresh new products
ESPA launches Active Nutrients range with three fresh new products
G.M. Collin develops gentle dual-action cleanser designed to cleanse and treat skin
G.M. Collin develops gentle dual-action cleanser designed to cleanse and treat skin
Iyashi Dôme sets industry standard for touchless infrared sauna technology
Iyashi Dôme sets industry standard for touchless infrared sauna technology
Biologique Recherche refreshes Le Grand Sérum using Nobel-prize-winning technology
Biologique Recherche refreshes Le Grand Sérum using Nobel-prize-winning technology
Directory

 
JOBS
NEWS
VIDEO
TRAINING
PRODUCTS
MAGAZINE
 
SPA BUSINESS
SPA-KIT.NET
SPA BUSINESS HANDBOOK
SUBSCRIBE
ADVERTISE
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2021



Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo
Jobs   News   Products   Magazine
NEWS
World’s first energy-positive hotel and spa to be completed with interiors by Space Copenhagen
POSTED 03 Nov 2020 . BY Megan Whitby
The glass-fronted, circular property will float on stilts above the Holandsfjorden fjord and is scheduled to open in late 2022 Credit: Snøhetta
The design aesthetic does not seek to mimic or filter the magnificence of the Norwegian landscape, but to be a humble backdrop to it
– Peter Bundgaard
Svart, the world’s first energy-positive hotel, has appointed award-winning Danish designers Space Copenhagen to lead the property’s interior design.

Designed by the Norwegian architect firm Snøhetta, Svart will be located in Arctic Norway at the base of the Svartisen glacier and will house an indoor-outdoor spa – designed by spa and wellness consultant Felicity Leahy, as well as four restaurants, an education centre and a design laboratory.

The glass-fronted, circular property will float on stilts above the Holandsfjorden fjord and is scheduled to open in late 2022. It aims to be fully off-grid, carbon-neutral and zero waste within the first five years of operation.

The Denmark-based design studio Space Copenhagen, founded by Peter Bundgaard and Signe Bindslev Henriken in 2005, has been charged with masterminding the entire interior vision for Svart.

The duo will draw on their years of creative collaboration to create an aesthetic which will reflect the project’s core values of sustainability, innovation and holism.

Providing an insight into their vision, Space Copenhagen founders, Bundgaard and Bindslev Henrikson said: ‘The four elements’ intrinsic connection to Norse mythology has provided the design aesthetic, poetically and holistically bringing together the tactile materials of stone and wood from the earth, the transparency and fluidity of water, the magic warmth of fire and the ephemeral intangible qualities of air.

“The design aesthetic does not seek to mimic or filter the magnificence of the Norwegian landscape, but to be a humble backdrop to it. The building itself - an unbroken, seamless circle - will become a portal dedicated to enhancing human connection to nature, the seasons, and to time itself.’

Space Copenhagen is responsible for creating award-winning design projects over recent years, with previous work including the 11 Howard Hotel in New York, The Stratford in London and the original Noma restaurant in Copenhagen.

With an approach they call ‘Poetic Modernism’, Space Copenhagen seeks to forge new paths by balancing opposites within their work.

For the team, curiosity is a fundamental human condition and it is this transformative curiosity they will bring to Svart.
RELATED STORIES
World’s first energy-positive spa to open north of the Arctic Circle in 2022


The world’s first energy-positive hotel, Svart, Norway, has revealed its spa and wellness offering, due to open early 2022.
Snøhetta's energy-positive, circular hotel to be built on a Norwegian fjord will open in 2022


The Snøhetta-designed energy-positive hotel Svart, which will be situated on the Holandsfjorden fjord at the foot of the Svartisen glacier in Norway’s Meløy municipality, has been given an opening date of 2022.
Snøhetta unveil Arctic Circle's first energy-positive hotel concept


International architects Snøhetta have unveiled a concept design for the Arctic circle's first ever energy-positive hotel.
Scandinavian design inspires creators of boutique Manhattan hotel


A combination of Scandinavian design and “socially conscious hyperlocalism” has been used for an art-filled new hotel in New York, created by Anda Andrei Design and Danish studio Space Copenhagen.
MORE NEWS
Baca Architects submits scheme for floating eco-wellness sanctuary and spa
Baca Architects has submitted a scheme to transform an unused UK quarry lake and surrounding land into a unique eco-wellness resort centred on waterside living and water- based recreation.
Montana hot springs resort unveils new bathing area in time to host global hot springs convention
The Hot Springs Connection conference is scheduled to take place in person at Quinn’s Hot Springs Resort in Paradise, Montana, on May 17-20 2021.
Beverly Hills Hotel unveils newly renovated spa with design details by Champalimaud Design
The iconic Beverly Hills Hotel Spa in Los Angeles has reopened its doors after seven months of extensive refurbishment and redesign.
Heyday secures US$20m in funding to underpin expansion plans
US-based skincare company Heyday has announced a US$20m (£14.2m €16.5m) Series B round of funding led by Level 5 Capital Partners (L5), with participation from existing investors Lerer Hippeau and Fifth Wall Ventures.
English spas and salons could reopen by mid-April
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced non-essential retail, including spas, salons, close-contact services and gyms, could reopen by 12 April 2021, at the very earliest.
British Beauty Council urging Government to provide industry lifelines to ‘minimise already-extensive damage’
A collection of industry organisations, including The British Beauty Council, are working closely with the UK Government to present proposals for a package of industry-saving measures.
+ More news   
 
COMPANY PROFILES
Gharieni Group

Our products are made in Germany and designed with the utmost attention to quality and detail. [more...]
+ More profiles  
VIDEO GALLERY

Pendex | Workout
Personalised workouts delivered. Find out more...
+ More videos  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

28 Feb - 02 Mar 2021

World Spa & Wellness Online Conference

Online,
03-04 Mar 2021

Saltex

NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
+ More diary  
 


CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2021

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS