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SPACE was selected to design the new final departure lounge at terminal 2 of Mexico City airport sponsored by a recognized brand of financial services and credit cards.
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The main challenge was to generate a symbolic multi-purpose space that fits the image of the lounge’s marketing sponsor. A specialized branding team was involved in this project alongside the architects to generate a hybrid product that fuses Branding and Architecture.
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Mexico-airport-departure-lounge-08Mexico-airport-departure-lounge-09The design concept revolves around the definition of the brand’s "emotional promise", triggering a series of emotions while going through the space, a sensory experience, addressing all senses and arousing the emotions. Mexico-airport-departure-lounge-07
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Beyond the objective imposed by the marketers, the architects focused on the functional aspects of the space, fulfilling the various needs of the passengers using these spaces before getting on a plane.
Mexico-airport-departure-lounge-05Mexico-airport-departure-lounge-01For the business passengers, the architects implemented private meeting rooms, informal meeting areas with virtual divisions, Wi-Fi and support areas. Other passengers benefit from recreation and entertainment areas, such as the lounges for a game of dominos or cards, a small massage room, and a beauty-hairdresser’s salon.
Mexico-airport-departure-lounge-06Mexico-airport-departure-lounge-03The architects wanted to produce a more sustainable design. They used recycled material as building material. The energy consumption, compared to similar spaces, is reduced by around 50%. Openings in the ceiling let natural light inside the lounge.

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