Robert D. Henry Architects (RDH-A) is an international “wellness design” firm prioritizing wellbeing for its users, promoting personal health and longevity. Founder Bob Henry was inducted into Hospitality Design’sPlatinum Circle for innovative wellness design for both hospitality and residential projects and is called the “sensuous architect for serenity”.
The design firm integrates the (5) senses in their work, while creating an experiential journey for guests. RDHA integrates evidence-based design systems to promote the quality of air, water, natural light, noise mitigation, and human centric comfort for a sustainable future. Clients include: Mandarin Oriental, Canyon Ranch, Steve Wynn, Setai-NY and the royal family of KSA. RDHA strives for an architecture that not only looks good, but feels, sounds, and even smells good.
Bob has developed several wellness design industry firsts over his 30-year career including: NYC’s first Medical Spa, Canyon Ranch’s “wellness tower” prototype and the Setia’s “urban retreat” in NYC. He was recently selected by Hilton hotels to develop their “wellness standards” across all 13-brands. He established well-being guest standards including design guidelines for their Spa and Fitness areas, while integrating healthy lifestyle features for guests from the moment they check-in to the time they check-out. This included, “wellness suites’ w/ in room spa and fitness amenities along with signature bathing rituals for their luxury suites at the Waldorf Astoria properties.
Bob is author of Spa: The Sensuous Experience and is a keynote speaker at Hospitality and Wellness conferences internationally.
See www.rdh-architects.com for further details, examples of their work and inspirational videos.