Client: Asian Roots
Size: 6,000 sq ft I 0.5 acres
A tranquil sanctuary for holistic treatments in asian traditions, The space is designed in a minimalist palette provide a serene sense of calm and well being. The entry to the spa is through an zen garden with a Japanese dry landscape garden or Karesansui forming the focus of the entry. A bottle palm forms an asymmetrical natural accent to the space. Wooden seats placed on a floating stone bench provide a place for contemplation in this soothing setting. Through the wooden floored reception, one comes to the heart of the spa, a large triple height atrium space. Light floods into the atrium diffused through billowing fabric through a skylight three floors above. The treatment rooms on the ground floor overlook the zen garden providing a connection with nature even in this small urban site. The interior details extend the space of the garden inwards. A glass floor recreates the dry landscape zen garden within the spa. The treatment rooms are highly individualistic and minimalistic while retaining the functional aspects of Thai, Balinese and Malaysian treatments.