Two firms combine for Andaz’s first Scottsdale hotel

Involved in the property’s design are Delawie Architects and EDG Interior Architecture + Design. (Involved in the property’s design are Delawie Architects and EDG Interior Architecture + Design.)

The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa, Andaz’s first hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz., is scheduled to open this November. Involved in the property’s design are San Diego-based Delawie Architects, which is infusing the resort’s Guest House with a midcentury modern design; and EDG Interior Architecture + Design, which is crafting the property’s 201 bungalow-style guestrooms. The property is spread across 23 acres of Arizona’s Paradise Valley.

The property will have floor-to-ceiling glass walls that will highlight the eatery, Weft & Warp Art Bar + Kitchen, as well as lounge spaces. The exterior will have a large patio, while the social gathering space will evolve into a cocktail venue in the evening.

The guestrooms will have a combination of vibrant color, folk art and cultural patterns inspired by architect Alexander Girard and other mid-20th-century designers and artists. Ranging in size from 350 square feet to 500 square feet, guestrooms and suites will be clustered into four- to six-unit enclaves, most of which will have private outdoor patios. Individual guestrooms will have a front terrace with Spanish-style banco seating and picnic tables. Midcentury-inspired bathrooms will have grand showers and abundant natural light.

More than 150 chaise lounges and beds and 13 private cabanas will be spread across the Turquoise Pool’s sundeck. The 12,000-square-foot Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary will have wellness opportunities, including a blending bar, and houses four indoor and three outdoor treatment rooms, outdoor hydrotherapy pools, a nail and hair salon, eucalyptus steam rooms, outdoor relaxation spaces, and a private pool.

The resort will also have 10,000 square feet of indoor-outdoor meeting and function space, such as the 3,900-square-foot Foundry ballroom, the 3,800-square-foot Easel and Mural Studios, and four working studios as large as 1,600 square feet. More than 36,000 square feet of outdoor event and function space will also be available.