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Safe Havens - By Jessica Goldbogen Harlan

Architect Jean Dusek Klueter envisions
private suites, where an individual or small
group can enjoy a series of treatments, will
increase in popularity post pandemic.
(Image: Courtesy of Jean Dusek Klueter)

She envisions that in the near future, successful spas will offer
private suites, where one would have an area to change as well as
enjoy multiple treatments and even amenities like a hydrotherapy
tub or a steam shower, or a private terrace with a small vitality
pool. "A couple or a small group could have a package of
treatments in the suite and even have lunch there, and after four
or five hours of use, it would be easier for the staff to just clean
that treatment suite, rather than constantly cleaning locker
rooms," says Klueter.
She also concurs that nature will continue to be an important
element in wellness design. "Just seeing nature is a benefit to
the psyche," she points out. "Imagine a NanaWall that can open
up a room to 18 feet of open-air space. Architects are always
trying to use the outdoors as an extension of space, especially,
for instance, in a beautiful resort in the tropics, where you can
get away with a smaller space if you can use the outdoors."
While wellness travel is poised to take off, Klueter sees design
opportunities far beyond just spas and resorts. She believes that
other hospitality segments as well as office buildings, medical
facilities, and even homes will start taking cues from the wellness
design industry to incorporate elements that can decrease stress
and increase wellbeing.
"An examination room without windows might have an
artificial skylight that simulates a sky exposure," she suggests.
"An office building might have a private treatment room where
someone could take a break to meditate or enjoy a sound bath
with Tibetan singing bowls. Or a home or office might have an
AlphaSphere, a multisensory relaxation lounge chair [by Austrian
design studio sha]."

Jean Dusek Klueter,
Klueter Architects

Whether close to home or traveling to a faraway locale, there's
no doubt about it: Everyone will deserve a wellness experience
after the COVID-19 pandemic, and the designers of such relaxing
retreats aim to deliver.

JESSICA GOLDBOGEN HARLAN
has written about the home furnishings industry for more than
20 years, and her work has appeared in HFN, Town & Country,
Stylus, TastingTable.com, ALLRECIPES.COM, AmericasMart
magazine, and Yahoo! A culinary-school graduate, she also is the
author of nine cookbooks, including Ramen to the Rescue,
Mason Jar Lunches, and The Little Book of Takoyaki.

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