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.
For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)

For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.) College, architect MGA Partners reworked the ori

April 16, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Building Teams must focus on a number of key decisions in order to arrive at the optimal solution...

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Renderings: courtesy PortAventura Resort

Renderings: courtesy PortAventura Resort

April 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Clad in the carmaker's signature "Ferrari red," the hotel will resemble the grill and hood of one...

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The 300-acre National Harbor mixed-use district is situated on the Potomac River

The 300-acre National Harbor mixed-use district is situated on the Potomac River in Prince Georges County, Md., bordering the n

April 09, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

AEC firms, developers, and investors worldwide are bullish on hotels. Our hospitality Giants shar...

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Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Syst

Installation of steel deck (here, from manufacturer New Millennium Building Systems) in progress. For additional technical infor

April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Building Teams have been using steel decks with proven success for 75 years. Building Design+Cons...

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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C., has turned the national award-winning buildin

April 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editors

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation trick...

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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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March 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The winding hotel and apartment building will be built between the mountains and the sea in remot...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe

To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rather than build up the base coat. Checking stud ali

March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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All renderings: Perkins Eastman

All renderings: Perkins Eastman

March 20, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

When complete, the Wharf will feature approximately 3 million sf of new residential, office, hote...

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March 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 58-story DC Tower 1 is the first of two high-rises designed by Dominique Perrault Architectur...

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Photo: Dorma

Photo: Dorma

March 12, 2014 | BD+C Editors

From a high-tech classroom lockdown system to an impact-resistant wide-stile door line, BD+C edit...

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March 05, 2014 | Tile of Spain

Beveled, geometric, and high-tech patterns are among the hot ceramic tile trends, say tile design...

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The complex will feature a 729-key resort hotel and serviced apartment tower, a

The complex will feature a 729-key resort hotel and serviced apartment tower, a 28,000-sm International Finance Forum convention

February 21, 2014 | Goettsch Partners

Topped with glowing beacon that will be visible for miles in any direction, the Rosewood Sanya to...

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Ann&RobertH.LurieChildren'sHospital, Chicago

Ann&RobertH.LurieChildren'sHospital, Chicago

February 18, 2014 | Mortenson Construction

Providers are excited about opportunities to address long-term health issues in the U.S., but wor...

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17 John was designed by Winka Dubbeldam.

17 John was designed by Winka Dubbeldam.

February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Want to own a piece of Manhattan hotel real estate? Developer Rodrigo Nino is inviting individual...

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February 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The project is $100 million over budget and has missed its scheduled completion date.

February 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The bunker, which sat empty for over 60 years after WWII, now uses sustainable technology and wil...

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The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mi

The Fashion Outlets of Chicago, designed by RTKL and KA, combine high-end and mid-price stores in a upscale environment. Jazzy e

February 11, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Generic ‘boxes’ and indifferent service won’t cut it with today’s savvy shoppers. Retailers are s...

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Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an ass

Craig Chinn, founder of Architecture Design Collaborative, was previously an associate principal leading national retail efforts

February 10, 2014 | Architecture Design Collaborative

Today, Architecture Design Collaborative officially announces the launch of its firm providing a...

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January 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A grand atrium, reaching some 30 stories, highlights the contemporary, bright-white design scheme...

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Photo: Greg Goebel via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Greg Goebel via Wikimedia Commons

January 29, 2014 | AIA

AIA's Consensus Construction Forecast, a survey of the nation’s leading construction forecasters,...

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The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners

The Spring Learning Centre in Hong Kong was one of two Best of Category winners in the Cultural/Institutional/Educational catego

January 28, 2014 | International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association released the winners of its 4th Annual Global Excel...

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January 22, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The temporary pavilion for Russian telecom operator MegaFon will be wrapped with a massive digita...

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Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design to

Zahner ShopFloor Engineer Craig Long demonstrates one of the ShopFloor design tools. Photo A. Zahner Company

January 14, 2014 | Zahner

The web-based tool uses the company's factory floor like "a massive rapid prototype machine,” all...

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Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &

Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short & Associates and completed in 2000. It uses 51% le

January 11, 2014 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, LEED AP, Brick Industry Association

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...

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January 07, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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Photo: Apple's Eyes Studio; FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo: Apple's Eyes Studio; FreeDigitalPhotos.net

December 20, 2013 | Kevin Kraiss, Managing Director, CBRE Healthcare

Despite the lack of clarity regarding many elements of healthcare reform, there are several core...

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December 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Smart classrooms, DNA-based medical care, and wired cities are among the technology-related innov...

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December 17, 2013 | CBRE Group

CBRE Group, Inc. announced today that two of its senior executives, Chris Bodnar and Lee Asher, h...

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