The 17-story, 206-room Hyatt Place in Chicago is designed to achieve LEED Silver certification. The Building Team: VOA Associates (architect), Forefront Structural Engineers (SE), KJWW Engineering Consultants (MEP), Eriksson Engineering Associates (CE), Arup (acoustic engineer), and Wolff Landscape Architecture. Photo: courtesy OTO Development
In October 2008, The Proximity, a 147-room hotel in Greensboro, N.C., became the first LEED Plati...read more
An Airbnb office in Toronto. Photo: Raysonho/Wikimedia Commons.
Some developers are thinking about that possibility, says one West Coast real estate consultant. ...
Chevron-patterned tiles are trending. All images courtesy Novità
Supersized tile and 3D walls are among the trending tile design themes seen at Cersaie, an exhibi...read more
The developer behind the 83-story Panorama Tower project in Miami will now be allowed to accept visa applications. Rendering courtesy Florida East Coast Realty.
EB-5 financing has been a boon to the hospitality sector.
The Rosemont Five Star Hotel & Residences will have rainforest-like landscape elements. Renderings courtesy ZAS Group
The two 47-story high-rises will stand on a five-story podium that will house retail units, enter...read more
TWA terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Dmitry Avdeev/Wikimedia Commons
After 15 years of disuse, the Googie architecture-inspired TWA Flight Center at New York’s John F...read more
Washington (D.C.) Marriott Marquis. Photo courtesy Cooper Carry
BD+C's rankings of the nation's largest hotel sector design and construction firms, as reported i...read more
Cincinnati Federated Building, Derek Jensen/Wikimedia Commons
The latest CBRE survey, covering the first half of the year, finds retail and hotel sectors exper...read more
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The project is the first step toward a $2.3 billion expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center....
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Designers can leave their mark in the international hotel design industry.
A 3,251-sf plaza at the tower’s base will provide a public gathering spot. Renderings courtesy Studio Libeskind
Are pyramids making a comeback? The city of Paris recently approved a triangle-shaped building th...read more
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Despite the adverse weather conditions that curtailed design and construction activity in the fir...read more
Photo: Everett Courtyard by Marriott, by SounderBruce, Creative Commons
The luxury segment leads all chain scales with a 46.5% increase.
The hotel will have 10,000-rooms, a shopping center, and helipads on its 12 towers. Rendering courtesy Dar Al-Handasah
With 10,000 rooms, the Abraj Kudai hotel will far surpass the current title of world’s largest ho...read more
Alongside the new Suntrust Park in Atlanta will be a 16-story hotel built by Omni Hotels & Resorts. Renderings: Atlanta Braves
The Omni Atlanta Northwest Hotel will feature 16 floors with 260 guest rooms and suites, rooftop...read more
Once completed, and if approved, the structure will add three stacked cubes to the Amsterdam skyline. Renderings courtesy OMA
Once completed, and if approved, the structure will add three stacked cubes to the Amsterdam skyl...read more
The tower is named after Potala Palace in the Tibetan mountains, former home of the Dalai Lama. Renderings courtesy Lobsang Dargey / Weber Thompson
Construction on the 41-story Potala Tower in Seattle finally kicked off following a ground-breaki...read more
The sprawling 317,460-sf site will host a variety of marine and mountain recreation facilities. Renderings courtesy Planning Korea
Just three miles away from the Olympic stadiums, the hotel will be a hub of its own.
The 7132 Tower, as this hotel is being called, would be the central piece of a resort complex that would also include two buildings designed by Pritzker Prize winners: Peter Zumthor and Tadao Ando. Renderings courtesy Morphosis
Vals is a village of roughly 1,000 people, nestled in the Alps in Switzerland. That might seem li...read more
The proposal is a compromise on another plan that would allow transgender people to use either the women’s or men’s room. Image via Pixabay
A few other cities, including Philadelphia, Austin, Texas, and Washington D.C., already have gend...read more
The number of units under construction is up 37% by projects and 34% by rooms, according to Lodging Econometrics. Photo: Abdul-Jawad Elhusuni via Wikimedia Commons
After a three-year bottoming formation, the pipeline for hotel construction has posted five conse...read more
Brookfield Properties' 1225 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D.C. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid via Wikimedia Commons
The outlook for the commercial real estate industry remains strong despite growing concerns over...read more
An aerial view of the proposed tower, standing next to the new downtown arena in Sacramento. Renderings courtesy Rios Clementi Hale Studios.
The project, named Downtown Plaza Tower, will have 16 stories and will include a public lobby, re...read more
Hillsdale Library, Portland, Ore. Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
The Institute’s Commercial Green and Energy Efficient Addendum offers a communication tool that l...read more
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Copenhagen, Berlin, and Rotterdam are the cities where most of the shortlisted works have been bu...read more
The Dutch practice NL Architects designed a proposal for a chain of hotels shaped like a rock cut...read more
Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...read more
This month's increase in nonresidential construction spending is far more consistent with the ane...read more
Remember the Chicago Spire? What about Russia Tower? These are two of the tallest building projec...read more
Providing more comfortable conditions to building occupants has become a top priority in today’s...read more