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Gold Key Winners Honored

Monday November 12th, 2012 - 10:46AM

NEW YORK—The 32nd annual Gold Key Awards, celebrating hospitality design, were presented at the Mandarin Oriental hotel here, during a breakfast ceremony.

In addition, Herbert V. Kohler Jr., president and chairman, Kohler, and Pierre-Yves Rochon were honored with the Icon of the Industry award and Designer of the Year award, respectively.

The Gold Key winners are the following:

• Guestroom: Architropolis/ELK Collective for Dream Hotel South Beach in Miami, FL

• Guestroom - Midscale/upscale: BBGM for Melia Atlanta in Atlanta, GA

• Lobby/reception: One Plus Partnership Limited for Chongqing Mountain & City in Chongqing, China

• Lounge/bar: Rockwell Group Europe for W Lounge at W Paris-Opera in Paris, France

• Restaurants – Casual dining: Studio Arthur Casa for Alma Maria in Sao Paulo, Brazil

• Restaurants – Fine dining: Bentel & Bentel Architects for Le Bernardin in New York, NY

• Spa: Clodagh Design for Miraval Life in Balance Spa with Clarins in Tucson, AZ

• Suite: CCD/Cheng Chung Design Ltd. for Lijiang Pullman Resort & Spa Hotel in China

• Best Hotel Design –Midscale/upscale: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group and Graven Images for Radisson Blue Aqua Hotel in Chicago, IL

• Best Hotel Design–Boutique: Rockwell Group Europe for W Paris-Opera in Paris, France

• Best Hotel Design–Resort: Rottet Studio for The St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, CO

•Best Historic Renovation: HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates for Hotel Alfonso XIII in Seville, Spain

•Judges “So Cool” Recognition: Jordi Puig for M/V Aria in Peru and One Plus Partnership Limited for Aix Arome Café in Shenzhen, China