The Big Horn Spa and Salon
Palm Desert, CA. 2002
Architect: Allen+Philp Architects - Ken Allen, AIA
Project Designer: James Easton, AIA
The Bighorn Spa and Salon was designed to fit below existing residential homes, across from the Big Horn Golf Clubhouse. The Roof forms, clad in pure copper, are sloped to screen mechanical units from view above. The building is divided around a central court. The rear hall is clad in natural stone punched with portals leading to elegant treatment rooms. The central court provides a water feature and fire element.