TUUCI Parasols at the Luxury Atlantis by Giardino Hotel in Zurich. Following a complete renovation and refurbishment, the five-star luxury hotel Atlantis by Giardino reopened towards the end of 2015, featuring exclusive rooms, two top-class restaurants and a relaxing spa. As early as the 1970s, the Atlantis hotel was already a magnet for superstars like Steve McQueen, Muhammad Ali and Freddie Mercury.Seeing itself as an urban retreat, the hotel is located at the foot of Zurich’s Üetliberg mountain, thus combining urban luxury with relaxing vistas of nature. A total of 31 TUUCI parasols provide pleasant sun protection on the terraces and by the exterior pool.
Designed by Annemarie and Hans Hubacher in collaboration with Peter Issler and built between 1968 and 1970, the Y-shaped building is a gem of postwar modernism. Today, parts of the building, such as the beautiful spiral staircase and some parts of the façade, are listed due to their historical significance. The interior design of the refurbished hotel is characterised by a number of accents underlining the overall luxury ambiance: handcrafted furniture and premium, manufactory-produced fabrics give the 95 rooms and suites their particular charm and character. The architects selected different TUUCI parasols for the restaurants’ terraces and for the outdoor areas: “We have chosen TUUCI because the premium quality of their products best matches the requirements for our outdoor spaces. The combination of great functionality and superb design was very important to us and the TUUCI parasols have both. Besides, we have already worked with TUUCI before and that was a very positive experience”, says Daniela Frutiger, CEO of Giardino Hotel Group.
Providing a panoramic view of the Swiss Alpine metropolis, the spacious terraces are equipped with cantilever and centre-mast parasols from TUUCI that protect from the wind and sun. Both designs from the Plantation MAX collection feature exclusive masts constructed from Aluma-TEAK, a durable synthetic material that looks just like wood. Twelve more TUUCI Ocean Master Crescent parasols in different sizes (Ø 245 cm, 305 cm) are lined up around the 25 metre-long outdoor pool. With its classic centre mast, this design is characterised by the sweeping curves of the umbrella that are reminiscent of a crescent moon and that cast an elegant shade.
All of the 31 parasols are covered with durable fabric in the ‘Oyster’ colour.