Hotel Facilities

Travelers are always looking for a home away from home, and the tourist industry needs these vacationers to survive. Creating a winning hotel can benefit everybody, and people will return to your retreat time and time again. 
Interior of Connectic module

All renderings courtesy Cooper Carry

October 22, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Connectic by Cooper Carry recently won the 2019 Radical Innovation Award.

North pole igloo hotel and northern lights

Courtesy Luxury Action

September 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Luxury Action, a private travel company, is behind the project.

Top Hotel Sector Construction Firms for 2019 Giants 300 Report Suffolk Construction Hard-Rock-Hollywood-Hotel

The guitar-shaped Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Fla., designed by Klai Juba Wald Architects and built by Suffolk-Yates, a joint venture, for owner Seminole Gaming Authority. Photo courtesy Suffolk

   

September 05, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Suffolk, Yates Companies, AECOM, Swinerton, and Turner top the rankings of the nation's largest h...

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Top 70 Hotel Sector Engineering Firms for 2019

Photo courtesy Pixabay

   

September 05, 2019 | BD+C Staff

NV5, EXP, Jensen Hughes, KPFF, and Thornton Tomasetti head the rankings of the nation's largest h...

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Top 110 Hotel Sector Architecture Firms for 2019

Photo: Pexels

    

September 05, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, WATG, HKS, HBG Design, and Steelman Partners top the rankings of the nation's largest ho...

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Matt Gough, Director of Innovation and Work Winning, Mace Group

Matt Gough, Director of Innovation and Work Winning, Mace Group 

  

August 27, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

From building prefab factories in the sky to incubating the next generation of AEC tech startups,...

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Stacking the deck: Marriott International embraces modular construction

Marriott International has built 50 hotels whose construction included assembly of prefabricated guestrooms or bathrooms. These include a 354-key hotel in Hawthorn, Calif., that may have saved a year in construction time, says Jennifer Abuzeid, Senior Director–Global Design Strategies.

 

August 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The hotel giant has more than 50 projects in the works that incorporate prefab guestrooms or bath...

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Towneplace Suites by Marriott in Sunnyvale, Calif., is one of Hersha Hotels and Resorts’ managed hotels. In recent years, Hersha has significantly lowered its properties' energy and water consumption. Image: Hersha Hotels and Resorts.

July 31, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

But owners and operators must be on the same page to achieve meaningful sustainability, says a ne...

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Modular construction can deliver projects 50% faster

Modular carries a potential cost savings of up to 20%, but there is a risk of up to a 10% loss if delivery or material costs spike, the report says.

June 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Modular construction can deliver projects 20% to 50% faster than traditional methods and drastica...

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Wanderwall, North Carolina 2019 design innovation report: Super labs, dream cabins, office boardwalks, façades as art

Wanderwall is one of the largest public art pieces in North Carolina. Designed by Marc Fornes/Theverymany, it reimagines an exterior wall of the Stonewell Station parking garage along Interstate 277 in Charlotte (more below). Photo: NAARO

     

June 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

9 projects that push the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation....

Courtesy TWA Hotel

May 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MCR and Morse Development spearheaded the project.

Rendering of completed hotel

All images courtesy Danny Forster & Architecture.

May 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Danny Forster & Architecture designed the building.

April 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It will be the first citizenM hotel in California.

March 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GKKworks designed the building.

Kartrite water park under construction

Courtesy Aquatic Development Group

March 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is slated to open in April.

All images courtesy HALL Group.

February 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HKS is designing the hotel.

Street view west entrance

Courtesy CambridgeSeven

February 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will be located in Somerville, Mass.

A guest room in the C. Baldwin hotel

Courtesy C. Baldwin Hotel

January 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Rottet Studio designed the hotel.

Caldera House exterior

All photos courtesy Carney Logan Burke Architects

December 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Carney Logan Burke Architects designed the building.

Gran Destino exterior at night

All renderings courtesy Disney

November 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Reservations for Gran Destino Tower began on Nov. 27.

Conrad Playa Mita, in Punta de Mita, Mexico

SB Architects designed the 154-key Conrad Playa Mita, in Punta de Mita, Mexico, to fit snugly into the surrounding landscape. SB Architects.

August 01, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Creating an experience, with the accent on local color, is flavoring hotel design.

Exterior of the Morpheus Hotel

Photo: Ivan Dupont

June 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel provides 147, 860 sm of space across 42 floors.

Texican Court aerial rendering
May 04, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

There’s two types of people in this world: those who like The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and th...

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Exterior of Zachary Hotel

Courtesy Hickory Street Capital

April 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec Architecture and Studio K Creative designed the project.

Cambria Hotel

Rendering courtesy of DAS Architects

April 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

DAS Architects designed the project.

Guests ski down the Audemars Piguet hotel des Horlogers

Courtesy of BIG

April 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 75,000-sf hotel is currently under construction.

The new Embassy Suites in Pioneer Square

Courtesy of Embassy Suites by Hilton

April 03, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel brings 282 suites to Seattle’s oldest neighborhood.

U.S. hotel markets with the largest construction pipelines

Photo: Pixabay

January 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Dallas, Houston, and New York lead the way, with more than 460 hotel projects in the works.

December 13, 2017 | Lodging Econometrics

The top world region by project count is North America.

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