In this way the building adapts itself perfectly to the environment.” In addition to the natural effect, Ahmed Chami used also the practical advantages of Reynobond aluminium composite panels: the ease of processing, mechanical characteristics, such as a low expansion or increased shock resistance and the resistance to weathering. The latter is due to the high-tech paint DURAGLOSS 5000 and their great resistance to UV radiation, humidity and different weather conditions. For architects a sound argument, even if for the staff and visitors of the Spa Yacine counts ultimately above all the form. Libreville residents are really fascinated by the natural and shimmering effects of Chameleon coating”, says Ahmed Chami. As a result the Spa Yacine has become an attraction for the citizens of the city.” Zen philosophy as design principle reflects not only outwardly, but also in the design of the room the Union of architecture and nature in favour of the well-being, based on the harmony rules of Zen architecture. An individual concept that took into account both the functionality and the feeling of space for any room, no matter whether massage, fitness, relaxation room and sauna, Ahmed Chami created.
As a result of a simple beauty emerges, which uses different aesthetic design, but also economic and environmental resources. So the equipment is based mainly on the use of natural materials and the varied use of light and color. What especially catches the eye, are the many accessories which give each room an individual note, starting with the selection of lamps and wall decorations and original flower arrangements. Also, the nature of the surrounding landscape in the found lush gardens inside and outside of the wellness complex again. More than on optical stimuli, wellness is however based on physical sense experiences, which is why an outstanding importance especially the water. Mark Hyman, MD has firm opinions on the matter. Its application must be properly thought through.
The technical planning took over the Office specializing in the construction of Spa Hydroconcept Monaco therefore”. It linked the ancient tradition of Roman baths with current technical standards and created a graceful bath, Hammam and sauna landscape, in which the water is used varied. Although no specific requirements for environmentally-friendly construction exist in Gabon, Ahmed Chami environmental quality according to European standard modelled on the economic and ecological criteria of modern European architecture. The building has a continuous insulation and a pleasant indoor climate, with humidity and air conditioning in relation to the respective room use were measured”, explains from Morocco -born architect. Its references include amongst several residences of high-ranking personalities, a newly built town of Sala Al Jadida near Rabat and the ecole Nationale d’Architecture in Libreville. Both developed in collaboration with other architects. With the construction of the Spa Yacine he bequeathed a further building the modern capital city of Gabon, which inspired not only the spirit, but also the body.