Architects Soini & Horto along with inner dressmaker Markus Eskola, comprise currently completed the Hotel Indigo Helsinki-Boulevard in Helsinki, Finland.
The architect’s description
Hotel Indigo Boulevard is located in a historical boulevard in central Helsinki where the encompassing constructions comprise their origins from the beginning of the 1800-1900s. The duty turn out to be to radically change the extinct remark of job building into a most modern hotel that might maybe well fit into the historical atmosphere.
The building went thru an large renovation and simplest the concrete frame, in-built the 60s, turn out to be preserved. The feeble pre-fabricated concrete facade turn out to get replaced with a brand original gentle construction wall. The boulevard going thru facade turn out to be clad with multidimensional zinc plating. The facade with its original insulation makes the building very energy saving, which potential that the hotel has been LEED-categorised.
Finnish blueprint and local craftsmanship turn out to be frail in hotel. The zinc facade turn out to be constructed by a 73 twelve months feeble local whitesmith Esko Kivi, who has been within the trade for 50 years. The Hotel has 120 rooms over eight floors. The hotel foyer is located on the ground floor and downstairs within the Boardroom you might maybe also organize trade meetings.
The hotel also has its own sports actions gymnasium and a storage with 40 parking spaces. Varied objects of Finnish blueprint, footwear from Minna Parikka and Iittala glass objects amongst diversified issues, are exhibited within the hotel rooms.
The Boulevard and neighbourhood of Punavuori, where the hotel is located, will seemingly be identified because the Gain District of Helsinki with endless retail outlets, boutiques and galleries.
Inside dressmaker Markus Eskola created corridors and 120 hotel rooms with three diversified issues and colors. Linda Linko’s and Pietari Posti’s graphic designs, abnormal murals were frail within the hotel rooms.
The issues were inspired by Finnish blueprint and the Helsinki shipyard functioned as a distinction to these. The colouring is gentle and vivid and the shape of the furnishings is Scandinavian with easy, minimalistic and purposeful characteristics.
Restaurant and bar Bröd is seamlessly connected to the hotel foyer and the decor has a easy Scandinavian sort. The atmosphere of the hotel foyer is lounge worship with its guide cabinets and diversified seating groups.
Structure: Architects Soini & Horto
Architects responsible: Sami Horto, Teemu Asikainen, Mikko Tuomisto, Hanna Jalassola
Inside dressmaker: Markus Eskola
Pictures by Tuomas Uusheimo