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. 
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June 30, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 milli...

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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
June 18, 2014 | Arup

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slas...

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Renderings: courtesy Chetwood Architects
June 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Phoenix Towers are expected to reach 1 km, the same height as Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill's ...

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June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...

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June 09, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The new program focuses exclusively on the sustainable design and construction of interior spaces...

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June 02, 2014 | Green Parking Council

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...

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May 30, 2014 | HRI Properties

New Orleans-based HRI Properties recently completed the purchase of one of the most storied build...

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May 23, 2014 | NeoCon

Tech-friendly furniture, “live walls,” sit-stand desks, and circadian lighting are among the emer...

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May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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Located on Lake Tai, the Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort by MAD is a 102-meter
May 20, 2014 | Emporis

Eight other high-rise projects were named Emporis Skyscraper Award winners, including DC Tower 1...

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May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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The Bardessono resort in Yountville, Calif., tops TripAdvisor's list of highly r
May 13, 2014 | TripAdvisor

The ARIA Sky Suites in Las Vegas and the Lenox Hotel in Boston are among the 10 most popular hote...

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May 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey forms are due Wednesday, May 21. Survey results will be published i...

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May 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Construction of the Las Vegas tower was halted in 2008 after experts discovered faulty steel beam...

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The Hive-Inn was designed as an entry in the 2014 Radical Innovation Awards comp
April 30, 2014 | Lynne Fort, Associate Digital Editor

Hong Kong-based OVA envisions a shipping-container hotel, where rooms could be removed at will an...

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The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the
April 29, 2014 | USGBC

The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washingt...

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For an 1893 academic building in the Collegiate Gothic style at Bryn Mawr (Pa.)
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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April 15, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Hadid's design, which will become the fifth hotel tower in the City of Dreams entertainment hub,...

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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
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
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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April 09, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Hadid's design, which will become the fifth hotel tower in the City of Dreams entertainment hub i...

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Phase Three of the Battersea Power Station Development is designed by Gehry Part
April 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Phase 3 of the massive redevelopment of the London landmark will include more than 1,300 resident...

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The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
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 27, 2014 | NKBA

Work on multifamily housing projects? Here are the top kitchen and bath design trends, according...

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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 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The design duo discusses the founding of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects and the design of...

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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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All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of...

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