Our client asked us to create a calm, inspiring and peaceful place for the coming together of like-minded people, at this Bondi yoga school.
We opted for a single material to line the walls and ceilings, to establish a clear identity concept for the studio.
Intimate and nurturing, this space gently envelops the yoga students, and creates a serene experience. Translucent screens diffuse natural light and exclude distractions from the outside world, evoking a sense of total immersion.
A concealed storage spine along one wall stores objects and props when they are not in use, further enhancing this cocoon-like feeling.
Adjoining the studio, a narrow, awkward courtyard was transformed into a lush oasis where raised timber platforms encourage gatherings among greenery and water – key elements that enhance the spirit and energy of this place.
In its overall planning, its use of three-dimensional surfaces and highly considered detailing, this design echoes the strength and resolve of yoga practitioners, and the precision of each asana.