In collaboration with TOPHOTELDESIGN we delve into the structure and interiors of ME Barcelona.
OUA Group and Fito Arquitectes S.L.P. labored on the architectural design of the 2021 accomplished property, with Alvaro Sans Arquitectura Hotelera then designing its interiors.
When ME Barcelona opened its doorways in November 2021 company had been launched to up to date house spanning 14 flooring of luxurious rooms and suites, together with three eating ideas, a top-floor pool, inside backyard and expansive occasion house.
The 164-key property locations company on the coronary heart of town on Passeig de Gràcia, near among the metropolis’s social and cultural hotspots in addition to the well-known Casa Rocamora palazzo.
True to the ME by Meliá model, this property brings innovation, know-how, native artwork and music into the posh hospitality expertise. The Barcelona property was designed to change into a cultural and inventive hub within the metropolis, bringing collectively native and worldwide artists.
In house pairing modern architectural and inside design with up to date artwork, following six years of renovations to the unique constructing, this resort is now the setting for the model’s signature cultural happenings.
Sustainability is a precedence right here with design and operations constructed round auto-sufficiency and renewable sources.
Design and artwork led interiors
Interiors connecting company with the native tradition deliver collectively the design experience of native and worldwide suppliers, producers and designers for all the things from the materials to furnishings. Patricia Urquiola and Jaime Hayón are among the many designers who contributed to the furnishings and Hansgrohe equipped the lavatory fittings.
The resort’s rooms and suites are adorned in impartial tones with touches of yellow, pure finishes and signature ornamental items such because the glass bottles of Antonio Gaudí’s shut collaborator, Josep Mª Jujol. Oscar Tusquets tables characteristic alongside the Roll Membership armchairs of Patricia Urquiola for Kettal.
Illuminated hallway indicators paying homage to native architect Barba Corsini then lead company to the resort’s gastronomic ideas: BELBO Barcelona, which encompasses the inexperienced oasis that’s Mediterranean restaurant Terrenal and chic Italian restaurant Fasto.
These eating places are joined by Luma cocktail bar, which has greater than 1,000 sq m of landscaped terraces in an area paying tribute to the Mediterranean origin of the artwork of distillation. Substances for the eating places are taken from the resort’s personal city backyard.
A heated pool is discovered on the eighth-floor rooftop terrace with views over Plaça Catalunya and the resort’s wellness space is residence to a state-of-the-art health centre in addition to the spa collaborating with the founding father of Égoïste Spa, Manuel de la Garza.