INDUSTRIAL FUSION
Identity|November 2020
L.S.Design’s minimalist Train Beach Club in Dubai merges four separate spaces that come together under a common industrial design language
Aidan Imanova

The Train Beach Club located in Dubai’s La Mer beachfront development is a great example of hybrid design, merging four distinctive spaces through a contained and unified design language, while allowing each space to uphold its own individuality.

In response to the client brief which called for a chic industrial space inspired by the cohesion of influences from cities like Miami and New York, Dubai-based design and architecture studio L.S. Design responded by developing a concept which, fundamentally, is an exercise in experimentation, using materiality and detailing to create linked spaces while simultaneously crafting a unique identity for each.

“Each space has its key function, using the same palette of materials. By simply repurposing these materials in each space while staying true to the industrial theme of the project, we are able to give each space a distinct yet unique feel within a uniform theme,” says Omar Abdelghafour, founder of L.S. Design.

“The space keeps the same core material throughout, with simple details to distinguish areas from one another and splashes of colour and texture to enhance the visual experience. Subtle detailing is the key feature,” he adds.

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