b'The room design has what Howard describes as clean, simple curved lines that allow the guest to relax, look out, and enjoy nature and all its beauty. On the patio extending from each room, a whitewashed section of tree trunk (actually made of metal) functions as a beverage table. On each sleek white desk, a branch-like arm yields a handsome task lamp. Beside that desk, a leather box wrangles separate bins for trash and recyclables. And speaking of wrangling, subtle white-on-white wallpaper in the bathroom could be mistaken for snakeskin. Some rooms even feature warming fire pits on the patios.Givens appreciates the effect of well-designed spaces and mindful moments on each guests visit. Our rooms underscore the exciting growth and development in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, she says, and our elevated resort experience will further its status as a sought-after destination to visit now. THE WESTIN KIERLAND MAGAZINE 39'