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2 0 19 G O L D K E Y AWA R D S

BEST SPECIALTY DESIGN
WINNER

SPA AT MANDARIN
ORIENTAL
DUBAI, UAE

THE DESIGN FIRM: Silverfox Studios, Singapore
THE MUSE: Commandeer sculptural shapes and surface mate-

rials that play with the serenity inherent in nature. Lull guests
with organic forms.
THE MAGIC: The otherworldliness of the seascapes outside
are brought indoors through the spa's sand waves in the granite
flooring and curved shell-shaped consultation rooms and treatment pods. The contractor employed specialty stonework and
individually matched marble strips to create a curved sloping
marble wall in the vitality pool area, while the walls in the heated
relaxation marble chaise lounge areas are scalloped marble with
a sand-blasted textured finish. A grand sculptural shell-curved
staircase serves as the pathway from the reception area to the
treatment and spa space above. The ground floor's timber, silk
wall-covered screens and cup-shaped partitions evoke petals of
flowering cacti found in the arid desert plains of the UAE.
THE MAVERICK MOVE: Overlapping curved shapes not only
conceal doorways to treatment rooms, they also serve as dividers
between the male and female areas. For added operational flexibility, they can expand or contract according to demand and prebooked reservations.
THE MESSAGE: With an organic design approach that makes
the most of the curves of nature-cupped cacti, spiraling shells,
wave undulations-the spa appears to be in motion and evolving
as guests navigate to their indulgent escapes.

OWNER: Wasl, Dubai; OPERATOR: Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Hong Kong; DESIGN FIRM: Silverfox Studios, Singapore: Susan Heng, partner
and lead designer; Patrick Waring, partner; Ivy Teong, FF&E director; Jolina Quirol, project director; Muhammad Aminuddin, CAD design; Regina
Luna, senior CAD designer; Aloysius Lee, 3D designer; ARCHITECT: Design & Architecture Bureau, Dubai; PURCHASING COMPANY: Wasl,
Dubai; GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Al Basti & Muktha, Dubai; ARCHITECTURAL MATERIALS: AkzoNobel; Caesarstone; Jotun; KD Panels; JiangSu
PIVOT New Decorative Materials; Polaris; ART & ACCESSORIES: Vann Furniture & Interior Design DMCC; AUDIO/VISUAL & ELECTRONICS:
Ian Banham & Associates; BATH & SPA: Gharieni; Barr + Wray; FABRICS: Perennials Fabrics; Pollack Fabrics; FLOORCOVERINGS: Bolon;
Caesarstone; Cambria; mafi; FURNITURE: AKAR de NISSIM; Andreu World; B&B Italia; Cappellini; Expormim; Gandia Blasco; Kettal; Stellar
Works; Vibieffe; Walter Knoll; LIGHTING: Ricardo Lighting; Yamagiwa; SIGNAGE: Jackson Daly; SURFACING MATERIALS: Bisazza; Caesarstone;
Cambria; Claybrook; WALLCOVERINGS: Arte Wallcovering; Carnegie Fabrics; 3M; WINDOW TREATMENTS: Forest Group

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