Project Name
1Rebel Boutique Gym
Posted in
Public facilities
Location
63 St Mary Axe
London
UK
EC3A 8LE
United Kingdom
Telephone
+44 20 3714 0710
Email
support@1rebel.co.uk
Official Website
1Rebel
Design Studio
Studio C102
Area (sqm)
745 (8,000 sq. feet)
Completed
January 2015
Detailed Information
Project Name1Rebel Boutique GymPosted inPublic facilitiesLocation
63 St Mary Axe
London
UK
EC3A 8LE
United Kingdom
Telephone+44 20 3714 0710Emailsupport@1rebel.co.ukOfficial Website1Rebel
Design StudioStudio C102Area (sqm)745 (8,000 sq. feet)CompletedJanuary 2015

Introducing a new fitness concept tailored to the needs of the busy Londoner, 1Rebel, the new luxury boutique brand of gyms, combines highly intense fitness sessions with live music, bespoke playlists, healthy food and a small luxury sportswear retail section. Situated on St. Mary Axe, the very first 1Rebel gym occupies an approximately 745-square-meter (8,000 sq. feet) former office area which has been stripped down and reconfigured into an urban, energetic space by the young London-based architecture practice Studio C102. ‘‘Our brief was to design a gym where each class felt like a night out,’’Kyriakos Katsaros, founder of Studio C102, explains, ‘‘an event in its own right rather than a means to an end.’’

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

In the reception area, healthy food and freshly-pressed juices are served by Roots & Bulbs juice bar. The bar area was designed by k-studio. Photo by Gareth Gardner.

In the reception area, healthy food and freshly-pressed juices are served by Roots & Bulbs juice bar. The bar area was designed by k-studio. Photo by Gareth Gardner.

Bare concrete walls, exposed ductwork and pipes, spray-stencilled signage and other industrial elementswere combined with vintage furniture, reclaimed light fittings and bespoke design features, following 1Rebel’s ‘‘industrial luxe design language.’’ A large cinema-like illuminated sign hangs outside the main RIDE studio, wherein bicycles sit in three tiers facing a podium on which the instructor is standing, sometimes accompanied by live bands. In the basement area, the RESHAPE studio offers a compact 45-minute training programme on treadmills and custom-designed workout benches. Equally impressive are the spacious changing rooms, where guests can find luxury skincare products and even chilled towels for a little post training pampering. Designed by Athens-based k-studio, the Roots & Bulbs juice bar at the gym's entrance provides guests with welcome refreshments and a selection of healthy food.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

For using the RIDE studio, guests need to wear special shoes provided by the gym. photo by Gareth Gardner.

For using the RIDE studio, guests need to wear special shoes provided by the gym. photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

photo by Gareth Gardner.

1Rebel Boutique Gym in London by Studio C102

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