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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.
LaPerla Rooftop bar

All photos courtesy The Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park

June 25, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project represented a cross-collaboration of tCooper Carry’s Hospitality studio and The Joh...

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GrizForm Design Architects designed the 2,007-sf Legal Sea Bar, which opened in Washington D.C.'s Union Station two years ago. As restaurants reopen, they are rethinking such matters as whether bar stools need to be spaced out more. Image: GrizForm Design Architects

May 27, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Three design firms share their takes on what will make customers more comfortable about returni...

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Aerial rendering of Apple's under construction Austin Campus

Rendering courtesy Apple

May 26, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A hotel brand has yet to be announced.

Hotel rooftop amenities: Ideas for converting idle rooftop spaces [video]
May 05, 2020 | Base4

From fire pits to infinity pools to urban gardens, hotel design experts with Base4 offer smart...

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USACE general Mark Toy briefed by Tarlton Corp. officials

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Maj. Gen. R. Mark Toy is briefed by Tarlton construction executives on the site of the alternate care facility. From left: Senior Project Manager Cameron Denison, who managed the night team; Vice President Joe Scarfino, who led the effort and managed the day team; and EVP John Doerr. 

April 14, 2020 | TARLTON CORP.

Missouri’s first Alternate Care Facility ready for coronavirus patients

COVID-19 patient rooms in alternate care facility

Typical COVID-19 patient room layout in an alternate care facility. Photo: Henderson Engineers

April 10, 2020 | JAKE KATZENBERGER, MARK CHRISMAN, AND RUSS MURDOCK, HENDERSON ENGINEERS

COVID-19: Converting existing unused or underused hospitals, hotels, convention centers, and ot...

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Rendering of mass timber Ramada Hotel

Rendering courtesy HDR

April 01, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will be located in Kelowna, British Columbia.

 

Photo: Mark Ballogg

March 25, 2020 | Tori Chang, S.E., Consulting Engineer, Connor Bruns, S.E. , Senior Consulting Engineer, and Terry McDonnell, S.E, Principal with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Completed in 2018, the seven-story, 98-guest room hotel complements the local museums, cultural...

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Ciel Tower Dubai skyline

All renderings courtesy NORR/The First Group

February 19, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

NORR designed the tower.

An exterior wall panel, manufactured by Clark Pacific, is positioned into place. Image: Clark Pacific

An exterior wall panel, manufactured by Clark Pacific, is positioned into place. Image: Clark Pacific

    

February 16, 2020 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Gensler has been working with component supplier Clark Pacific on several projects.

Hilton Lobby

All photos: Peter J. Sieger

February 12, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is part of the city’s Destination Medical Center initiative.

Atari Hotel

Courtesy Atari

January 28, 2020 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The first location will break ground in Phoenix later this year.

Front entrance of the Galactic Starcruiser hotel

All renderings courtesy Disney.

December 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The immersive hotel will be the company’s newest Star Wars experience.

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is positioned to become one of South Florida's major destinations. Images: Realmotion

November 13, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is illuminated by 2.3 million lights and l...

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Citicape House street view

All renderings courtesy Sheppard Robson.

November 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sheppard Robson designed the project.

Stowaway ground floor and first floor detail

All photos: Edmund Sumner, courtesy DSK

November 07, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Doone Silver Kerr designed the project.

ponce paradise aerial overview

All renderings courtesy AG&T and LandDesign

October 24, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LandDesign and Winstanley Architects & Planners are designing the project.

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.

April 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It will be the first citizenM hotel in California.

Hilton's 'canopy' lifestyle brand hotel opens in Minneapolis' Mill District

Photos: Kruger Images, courtesy DLR Group 

April 10, 2019 | By Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

The project involved converting a 1904 industrial building.

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