1st Prize, international Competition
Planning Permission Granted
Inspired by twelve major concepts of Yoga, A 2 Z(en) Residences is a low energy consumption building that consists of a yoga fitness centre and short- and long-term luxury serviced apartments. The lower ground level accommodates rooms for meditation, aerial and hot yoga as well as a spa and fitness centre.
Closed, semi-enclosed and outdoor spaces for private or small group yoga sessions can be found in all levels. On the rooftop, a large pool is designed for aqua yoga classes.
From Kundalini, Kripalu and Kivamukti to power and yin yoga, the residents are taking part in a holistic experience of the philosophy and benefits of various physical, mental and spiritual practices.
Whether a yoga fan or not, the building aims to improve the residents lifestyle through the design of warm and calm interiors, the selection of eco-friendly materials and the use rich plantation across the whole façade of the building.
Designing in such a spiritual environment comes with a clear obligation in creating a building that has a minimal environmental that respects the environment, creates a sustainable tourist destination for the short term residents and enhances the quality of life of the long term residents.