Respecting the rationalist design of the iconic Barceló Theatre Building - designed by the Spanish architect Luís Gutiérrez in 1930 - the interior design studio Cuarto Interior was employed to come with a proposal to remodel the second floor and turn the former and popular Madrid disco 'Pacha' into a reference VIP Club of Madrid nightlife.
The goal of its owners, the trapote family,was to renew this historic place into a luxurious space with a cosmopolitan style able to attract a young and selective audience to have a cocktail or dance until dawn.
For this purpose Cuarto Interior decided to begin the refurbishment works by creating and enlarging the windows area to admire the wonderful views of Madrid city, also by designing a more functional and modern space; and by enhancing the materials used with a symmetrical positioning of Neolith slabs. The use of Neolith, thanks to its hardness and resistance to abrasion, enabled the young and talented architects to achieve the desired contemporary and sophisticated design without compromising the durability of the flooring and cladding subject to heavy traffic levels.
Neolith Estatuario was the model choosen to dress the floor, walls and the furniture of this exclusive disco. This model belonging to the Classtone Collection stands out thanks to its faithful interpretation of Carrara marble.
An elegant design with a combination of thick and subtle veins crossing a pure white background decorating any type of application where it's integrated adding a touch of class and beauty. This time Cuarto Interior decided to create a symmetrical design with mirror effect (Bookmatch) giving more depth to the space.
Neolith was also combined with other noble materials such as wood and copper, and with other important architectural elements in space such as lighting that together with the white hue of Neolith Estatuario creates a very bright environment.
Finally, this great remodeling project has been awarded with the first prize of the II Edition of the design competitions organized by TheSize Surfaces: My Neolith Project (Europe Edition). The professional design competition which this year rewarded the best remodeling project, using Neolith as the main material for renovation of space.
Congratulations to José Manuel Fernández (Executive Director) and Germán Álvarez (Creative Director) from Cuarto Interior for their outstanding contribution to capture the initial idea, as well as for providing a unique experience to anyone who goes to the luxurious second floor of the Barceló Theatre in Madrid (Spain).