TIME: Saving an Icon

Two days after the fire, Macron’s close ally Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced an international architecture competition for Notre Dame. Some of the world’s top architects unveiled designs to replace the vanished roof, especially the shattered 295-ft. wooden spire, which was added to Notre Dame only about 150 years ago by the 19th-century French architect

Hotel Business: Across the U.S., Six Hotel Projects Shape Up

Hotels are in the works across the country, with developments underway and being planned in Colorado, Utah, Virginia, Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.   SB Architects has broken ground on Pendry Hotels’ new branded residences, Pendry Residences Park City. Scheduled for completion in winter 2021 in Park City, UT. Featuring 150 fully-serviced guestrooms and suites, ranging in size

Hotel Management: Columbus Pacific Breaks Ground on Pendry Ski Resort

Columbus Pacific broke ground on the Pendry Park City (Utah) last week. Expected to open in winter 2021, the ski-in, lift-out resort will feature 152 guestrooms, suites and Pendry Residences.   Designed by SB Architects, IBI Group and SFA Design, the property will feature a rooftop pool and bar, a Japanese-American restaurant, a rec room

Worth: Is This What Hotels Will Look Like in the Future?

The Radical Innovation competition asks architects to think outside the box. Are collapsible and mobile rooms the way hotels will be designed in the years to come? The hotels of the future will be collapsible and mobile, moving on train tracks, dangling from the Eiffel Tower and perching over rooftops, predict this year’s three professional

Globetrender: A Train-Hotel for Touring the American Wild West

Traveling along the defunct passenger rail lines of America’s Wild West, Infinite Explorer is an innovative new concept from SB Architects, which takes the form of a hyper-luxury sleeper train with hotel-style facilities that would stop off at remote locations on the way. Jenny Southan reports The idea was submitted to the 2019 “Radical Innovation” competition

Gulf Property News: How developers are raising the bar in Dubai’s luxury housing segment

Dubai’s love affair with luxury real estate is hardly headline news and differentiation in this competitive residential class often boils down to the finer design details, but the backing of a well-known international name adds extra investor kudos.   “We have also seen an increase in brand loyalty with guests seeking familiar luxury hotel brands

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California Home and Design: Wine Country Agenda: Hotel Villagio

With a new contemporary farmhouse look, the former Villagio Inn and Spa in Yountville is now Hotel Villagio. The design by SB Architects combines local vernacular, more open spaces and bold interiors designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates to create an ambience of modern luxury. The main entrance invites with a continuous lobby and bar space, the natural wood

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Kron4: Hotel Villagio in Napa Valley Celebrates Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

Hotel Villagio unveils an impressive renovation project, featuring luxurious new rooms, lobby, pool area and the addition of a 5 bedroom, 3600 square foot Private Villa.   The luxurious lobby features warm woods, dark stone and industrial metal lighting, creating a sophisticated area. “Our stylish pool table anchors the lobby space and the ceiling opens

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Caribbean Journal: Mexico Is Getting Its First-Ever Park Hyatt

The luxe Park Hyatt brand is coming to Mexico. Park Hyatt will open its first-ever Mexico hotel with the debut of the new Park Hyatt Los Cabos Resort, slated for completion in 2021. Leading architectural firm SB Architects has been tapped to design the project. The 162-room destination resort will be accompanied by 35 private

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Robb Report: SB Architects’ Scott Lee Wants to Bring More Relaxing Spas to Asia

Over evening cocktails at Six Senses Duxton’s bar in Singapore, Scott Lee, the firm’s President and Principal of San Francisco-headquartered firm SB Architects talks about creative strategies and hospitality trends to note. We immerse ourselves in the region, and we discover the essence of a place. It’s an interesting time for hospitality design. It’s becoming

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Hotel Designs: SB Architects unveils seven new hospitality projects in North America and Mexico

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, and is delighted to announce seven new hospitality projects that are opening, in progress or breaking ground this year.   “It’s been a very productive and prolific year for SB Architects with so many high-calibre projects

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Inspire Design: A Prolific Year for SB Architects

Full-service global architecture firm, SB Architects, has been breaking ground in hotel, residential and mixed-use design for almost 60 years, and has seven new hospitality projects that are opening, in progress or breaking ground this year: Sofitel SO Los Cabos; The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sarasota; Pendry Residences Park City; Conrad Playa Mita; Saltaire Bayfront Towers; Omni

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Inspire Design: SB Architects Adds to its Team

SB Architects has appointed Krystal Solorzano as director of marketing and business development. Solorzano joins the architecture firm and its team in the San Francisco office. A design industry veteran with more than 14 years of experience, Solorzano is positioned to take the helm of SB Architects’ marketing efforts as it expands and elevates its

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Hotel Management: Fort Lauderdale’s Tallest Building to Include Hyatt Centric

100 Las Olas Tower is scheduled to open in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 2020.   Designed by SB Architects, the property is set to be the tallest building in downtown Fort Lauderdale upon completion, with 46 levels. The mixed-use tower will have 121 condominiums, a 238-room Hyatt Centric hotel, two elevated amenity decks with swimming

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Sleeper: Pendry Hotels Reveals Park City Design Concept

Pendry Hotels and SB Architects have revealed the design concept for Pendry Residences Park City, a ski-in, lift-out hospitality complex in Utah’s Canyon’s Village.   Set to take the form of an Alpine-inspired mountain basecamp comprising a 150-key hotel alongside a series of residences, a ski valet, spa, and a variety of restaurants and bars,

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