Outdoor is becoming one of the new frontiers of experimentation in design.This past year, during which we have spent so much of our time indoors, has ...
Located in northern Finland, Oulu is the country's sixth largest city, and a vibrant administrative, financial and industrial centre. Since 1984 it has been known for its technology campus, which forms part of the Linnanmaa university district.
This technologically advanced setting features a modern, futuristic architectural approach which still prioritises to beauty and wellbeing.
The Arktes Oy studio at Oulu, established in 1983 and with an impressive portfolio of completed residential, urban design and contract projects, has acquired the contract to design and build a luxury private residence which includes a large spa for relaxation and conviviality.
A comfortable swimming pool with chromotherapy and small whirlpool niches is illuminated by a large window with a view onto the surrounding landscape, while a welcoming relaxation area, complete with sofas and tables, invites the residents to enjoy the wellbeing that only a spa can offer
The spa is finished with porcelain tiles from Ceramiche Caesar, renowned worldwide for high quality materials with a perfect combination of styling, functionality and innovation.
The walls are covered with the majestic Anima collection, a highly evolved, contemporary series which reproduces the most prized marbles to create an exclusive, refined setting.
In Anima, Caesar's porcelain tiles express the most intimate, elegant nature of marble, the most noble of materials, in a rich variety of versatile colourways.
In the Oulu residence, the designers have used large 120x120 and 120x240 cm panels in Anima's Statuario Venato variant, characterised by a white background with delicate grey veining.
These large panels make the most of the luxury appeal of marble, and give the installation a unique charm, featuring a brilliant finish.