Zala Springs Golf Resort Wellness Pavilion / Archikon Architects

Area: 735 m²
Year: 2021
Photographs: Balázs Danyi
Manufacturers: Alukönigsthal, Mocopinus, ROSAGRES
Lead Architects: Csaba Nagy, Károly Pólus, Miklós Batta, Krisztina Horváth, Yining Long, Gábor Laczkó, Krisztina T. Major, Ágnes Tőrös, Bence Várhidi, Jakab Urbán
Structural Engineer: Eferte Mérnöki Tanácsadó És Szolgáltató Kft
Building Engineer: Hvarc Mérnöki Iroda Kft
Electrical Engineer: Zone-Plan Kft.
Main Contractor: Bau-Szolg Építő és Szolgáltató Kft
Fire Protection Engineer: Fireeng Kft
Client: Zala Springs Hotel and Spa Kft
City: Kehidakustány
Country: Hungary

The Zala Springs Golf Resort Wellness Pavilion, designed by Archikon Architects, beautifully integrates with the landscape of Zalacsány, Hungary. This serene sanctuary emphasizes the harmonious relationship between architecture and the surrounding environment, providing visitors with an immersive wellness experience.

Zala springs golf resort wellness pavilion / archikon architects

Nestled within the picturesque landscape of Zalacsány, Hungary, the Wellness Pavilion exemplifies architectural elegance and its connection with nature. The pavilion seamlessly blends into the lush surroundings, offering a sanctuary for well-being. From the moment visitors arrive, they are enveloped in a serene atmosphere created by the surrounding vegetation.

At the core of the Wellness Pavilion is a profound appreciation for the intrinsic relationship between architecture and the landscape. The design fosters a connection between the interior and exterior through natural materials and site-inspired geometries. This sequence of spaces within the building creates a holistic experience. The interior, characterized by lightweight timber frames, imbues the space with warmth and calmness. The exterior façade, clad in burnt timber, elegantly integrates the building with the surrounding vegetation. This results in a seamless transition from the built environment to the natural landscape, establishing the pavilion as a tranquil oasis.

The design program of the Wellness Pavilion focuses on offering visitors an immersive wellness experience while maintaining a seamless connection with the outdoors. Inside, guests can enjoy an adventure pool, relax in the sauna area, and retreat into individual massage units. A dedicated catering space provides both indoor and outdoor seating, allowing visitors to dine while appreciating the scenic landscape. In the summer, the spacious outdoor area accommodates an additional 30-40 people, creating a beach-like atmosphere for leisure activities. The outdoor water surface adds a refreshing element of serenity, enhancing the overall relaxation and rejuvenation experience. The pavilion’s foundation includes a partial basement made of reinforced concrete, ensuring a sturdy base. The primary structural system consists of a laminated plywood timber frame, with the main beams’ geometry inspired by the landscape’s gentle undulations. The building’s curved roof, clad in sheet metal, mirrors the natural contours of the surroundings.

The Wellness Pavilion in Zalacsány is a testament to the synergy between architecture and landscape design. It serves as a retreat where visitors can find solace and rejuvenation from busy urban life. The material choices and programmatic layout create an atmosphere that fosters well-being and tranquility. As visitors immerse themselves in the amenities provided by the wellness center, they are reminded of the transformative power of architectural design rooted in nature.

Zala springs golf resort wellness pavilion / archikon architects
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Address: Golf utca 1, 8784 Kehidakustány, Hungary

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