Pine-wood partition walls that curve upwards like smiles carve up the interior of this dental clinic in Barcelona, Spain, designed by Raúl Sanchez Architects.
Impress is spread across the ground and basement level of a historical building at the heart of Barcelona.
The clinic differentiates itself from other dentists by offering online treatments that reduce the need for face-to-face visits.
Local studio Raúl Sanchez Architects was asked by Impress to create a “fresh” design befitting of the brand’s young customer base.
Eschewing the typical white and sterile environment that is commonly found in dentists, the studio opted to erect a series of swooping pine partitions that recall the clinic’s smile-shaped logo.
Curving up from the ground floor to a mezzanine level, the partitions stop just below the clinic ceiling.
They conceal two treatment rooms and a toilet.
“The geometry of these partitions is based on circumference curves that go up