AIRE BATH HOUSE...
...Step Into Heaven
Grupo Aire was born 15 years ago in Spain.
The concept was to restore ancient bathing rituals to achieve the relaxation of both body and mind, and make it an experience for the senses.Their first venture was Aire of Sevilla, founded in a sixteenth century palace, where ancientroman baths once stood.Currently Aire baths exist in Seville, Barcelona and Almeria.
The opening of Aire AncientBaths in New York is their first international venture. Ancient Baths NYC is located in thevibrant neighborhood of TriBeCa.Aire is an oasis of calm that borrows from the past to show us how ancient civilizations madepublic baths an art for the senses.In ancient times, Greeks and Romans gave importance to banquets by inviting their guests toexperience their thermal baths. The Ottomans and Arabs also considered the baths to be aplace of meeting, relaxation and social relationship.
Aire Ancient Baths NYC is inspired by the legacy of the Greek, Roman and Ottoman bathsand relaxation through water. The thermal experience includes several water pools such as hotand cold baths, steam, a thousand water steams, salt in addition to a relaxation room with hotmarble stones.The space synthesizes the intimate relationship between visitors and history. Relaxation isachieved through the usage of water, and simultaneously offers onsite Architecturalexploration.
All materials and finishes are according to the original building’s design. Anaccurate demolition process revealed the original materials used at the time the building wasfirst conceived. The building is from 1883 and the Spanish architectural studio Alonso,
Balaguer Arquitectos Asociados has been in charge of this complex architectonical project The result: 16,000 square feet of serenity.