OD Blow Dry Bar by SNKH Architectural Studio

11/01/2017
OD Blow Dry Bar by SNKH Architectural Studio
[Yerevan] Armenia
metalocus, OLGA SVISHCHEVA
OD Blow Dry Bar by SNKH Architectural Studio © Sona Manukyan & Ani Avagyan
SNKH Architectural Studio, the young practice from Armenia, presents its recent project of the first blow dry bar in Yerevan.
"OD" is the new beauty bar in Yerevan, Armenia, designed by a young architectural studio SNKH. Conceived as a space that should reflect a certain lifestyle, its design combines open construction structures of the original building with high ceilings with the welcoming interior atmosphere. 
 

Description of project by SNKH Architectural Studio

“OD” is the first blow dry bar in Yerevan, Armenia, created by a group of young and enthusiastic entrepreneurs. The primary goal was to create a new model of a beauty salon and to outline the lifestyle through the interior, to create an atmosphere that the customer is not used to.

The OD Blow Dry Bar lies in a 1930’s neoclassical building, in the very center of Yerevan, near the Republic Square. Previously this space hosted a luxury boutique and it faced radical changes since we started the design process. Everything possible was demolished besides the natural travertine floo...read more

Lead architects
Ashot Snkhchyan, Arminé Snkhchyan
Completion year
2016
Gross built area
80 sqm

SNKH

Despite young age, the team of SNKH studio has an experience of designing buildings of different scales in Armenia, Russia and France.
Their aim is to create contemporary architecture based on knowledge, creativity and conceptual thinking. 
They believe that architecture has to define and reflect all the aspects of contemporary life.
So, the analysis of the given ta...read more