David Rockwell and Joyce Wang team up for first Equinox Hotel in New York - architecture and design

David Rockwell and Joyce Wang team up for first Equinox Hotel in New York



Fitness brand Equinox has opened its first hotel at New York's Hudson Yards, where guests can enjoy views of Thomas Heatherwick's Vessel while bathing in the rooftop pool.

The Equinox Hotel in New York City marks the luxury fitness brand's hospitality debut, with future outposts in Houston, Los Angeles and Chicago currently in development.
The flagship spans 14 floors of a limestone and glass residential skyscraper designed by architecture firm SOM, located in the district built over a Manhattan rail yard.

Rockwell Group designed the 212-room hotel and indoor-outdoor Electric Lemon restaurant by Stephen Starr, while London's Joyce Wang Studio completed the spa and fitness club.
Guest rooms are referred to as "sleep chambers", optimised for rest and relaxation with a total-blackout window system, padded walls, and upholstered headboards to enhance soundproofing. A bedside iPad allows for digital control of guests' sleep environment, including a setting that reduces the room temperature to a sleep-inducing 19-degrees Celsius. A dressing area sits just off the main room.

Equinox partnered with Greek firm Coco-Mat to customise all-natural mattresses made of seaweed, natural latex, coconut fibre and eucalyptus, among other organic materials.
They are appointed with two separate duvets to enable temperature regulation ? a Scandinavian technique utilised when sharing a bed.

Rockwell Group's hotel bar is lined with polished stone and furnished with low-slung seating a...
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