The Indigo Hotel in downtown Los Angeles will recall eras of that city's history with art in different rooms and areas. (Note the art in the ceiling of the hotel's Sky Bar.) Saiful Bouquet was the structural engineer for the project. Photo courtesy HBA.
September 22, 2017 | BD+C Staff
Turner Construction Co., Swinerton, and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. top BD+C’s ra... read more
The 250-key Paséa Hotel & Spa, which opened a year ago in Huntington Beach, Calif., is loaded with amenities that include a deck-level restaurant situated between the pool and the 191,000-sf Pacific City retail center. The restaurant’s wine and liquor are stored (and displayed) on several floors that lead to a bar on the roof of the restaurant, illuminated by an umbrella-like light fixture. Photo courtesy Pacific Hospitality Group and WATG
September 22, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Because hotels can take as long as six years to complete, spotting trends—and differentiating the... read more
September 22, 2017 | BD+C Staff
NV5 Global, WSP, and DeSimone Consulting Engineers top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s la... read more
The swimming pool at the Hilton Jinan swimming pool, designed by Wilson Associates. Photo: WIlson Associates
September 22, 2017 | BD+C Staff
Gensler, WATG and Wimberly Interiors, and HKS top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest... read more
The Marriott Downtown in Omaha, Neb.'s Capitol District is one of Leo A Daly's recent hospitality projects. Its new managing principal Ken Martin foresees hospitality seeping into the firm's other practices. Image: Courtesy Leo A Daly
September 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Ken Martin views this sector as an incubator of innovation.
September 06, 2017 | Lodging Econometrics
Marriott has the most rooms currently under construction with 482 Projects/67,434 Rooms.
The 122-unit Hotel Trio in Sonoma County is one of several hospitality projects under development in California's wine regions. Image: Courtesy R.D. Olson Construction
August 25, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
New entrant, Hotel Trio, will play up location and affordability.
August 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The 45-story, 500-foot-tall tower is composed of two primary volumes.
The “living room,” a common meeting place within the W Bellevue in Washington State, takes its cue from local long house design. Image: Marriott International
August 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
The brand’s focus will incorporate aspects of its properties’ surrounding communities.
The northeastern corner of the site and is planned to include a hotel with up to 150 rooms, deck pool, event space, pedestrian banquet bridge connections, and views of the Disneyland fireworks. Active frontages engage the Festival Street and orient activity toward the interior of site, minimizing potential impacts to existing residential neighbors. Rendering courtesy KTGY Architecture + Planning
August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The development will include apartments, ground-floor retail, and a five-story hotel.
Courtesy of Hilton
July 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Over 11 different fitness equipment and accessory options are available in each suite.
Courtesy of MIT/MARINA Team
July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The project team consisted of MIT graduate students across five departments.
Rendering courtesy Visualarch
July 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The mixed-use tower will rise 185 meters and be located in Melbourne's Central Business District....
Photo: Patrick Bingham-Hall
July 05, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
PPVC techniques allowed the project to save time and manpower.
Rendering courtesy of Luxigon / Mir and Kengo Kuma Associates
June 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Kengo Kuma is designing the hotel, which will feature a large garden and a plant-covered façade. ...
Courtesy of Arctic Bath.
June 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The hotel will feature a cold bath and be in a good location for viewing the northern lights.
This year's Radical Innovation competition singled out for an honorable mention a hospitality concept called Garden House, devised by a student from the U.K.-based Architectural Association School of Architecture, that is super energy efficient. Image: Courtesy of John Hardy Group
June 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Original hospitality design concepts lean on enhancing traveler comfort and mobility.
Rendering courtesy of Chapman Taylor
May 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The 220-room Holiday Inn Express hopes to be completed in less than 12 months.
An early rendering of Paradise Park. Courtesy of Wynn Resorts.
April 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The Wynn Resorts board recently gave the go-ahead for the project, which may begin construction o... read more
Streamsong Resort is a luxury golf, spa, and nature-based retreat located in rural Polk County, Fla. The resort’s six-story, 305,000-sf lodge includes 228 guest rooms, a conference center, a spa, a lakeside infinity pool, restaurants, a rooftop bar, and outdoor amenities. The Mosaic Company, a Fortune 500 producer of phosphate-based crop nutrients, developed the resort to showcase the potential of previously mined land. Photo: Al Hurley, Courtesy PCL
April 12, 2017 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor
Today’s hospitality environments emphasize unique, localized experiences to attract and engage gu... read more
April 11, 2017 | Mike Plotnik, Contributing Editor
This new kid on the hospitality block is actually an extension of a long-standing tradition of lo... read more
Park Avenue Foyer. Rendering courtesy of SOM and Methanoia Inc.
March 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Pierre-Yves Rochon prepared the designs for what will be one o... read more
The furniture and home furnishings retailer West Elm has announced that it will open branded hotels in five U.S. cities. West Elm joins a list of high-profile retailers and consumer products suppliers that are expanding their brands into hotels as a way of targeting, more directly, aspirational customers. Image: West Elm Hotels
March 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Several high-profile names have launched hospitality divisions, often with well-established manag... read more
The 18-story, 350-room Hotel Indigo in downtown Los Angeles, which opens in June, will feature a grand lobby space with a playful design aesthetic that harkens back to the city's storied past, with references to a budding movie industry and the 1920s. Hirsch Bedner Associates designed the hotel. Image: Hotel Indigo
March 09, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
HKS and HBA even see a demand for hotels catering to “agritourism.”
Rendering courtesy of Steelblue.
March 01, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The ground-up development will feature 255 hotel rooms and 69 residential units.
Hospitals’ energy costs per square foot (red boxes) have fluctuated greatly since 1999. Energy use intensity (Btu/sf/year) and energy costs (ft2/year) fell slightly in 2015. Chart ©2016 Grumman/Butkus Associates.
February 16, 2017 | Grumman/Butkus Associates
Report examines electricity, fossil fuel, water/sewer, and carbon footprint.
Photo: Morphosis Architects
February 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The redesigned rooms focused on scale, color, tactility, unexpected form, and connections to the... read more
Rendering courtesy of DBOX
January 30, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The redevelopment project got underway last summer and is expected to be completed in 2018.
Rendering courtesy of Johnson Nathan Strohe.
January 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The 1883 Denver Hose Company No.1 building will be fully restored as part of the project.
Image courtesy Rinaldi Group
January 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The hotel’s 300 rooms are made from 210 prefabricated pods from Polcom Modular.