Bruce Wright to Judge Perspective’s A&D Trophy Awards 2018

We’re very excited to announce that Senior Vice President and Principal Bruce Wright has been selected as a judge for the 2018 Perspective’s A&D Trophy Awards. The A&D Trophy Awards were created in 2004 to celebrate excellence in architecture, interior design and product design across Asia-Pacific and beyond. For the past 14 years, with a strong network

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Promotions 2018

The measure of any creative company is its people. At SB Architects, we cultivate a disciplined work environment that rewards creativity and integrity. Our professional staff is committed to innovative contemporary design solutions in the hospitality, mixed-use, and residential space. This year, we are proud to announce that in addition to growing our SB family, we have promoted

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The World Architecture Festival has Announced its Shortlist for the 2018 Awards

We are proud to announce that Miami Design District has been shortlisted as a Finalist at the 2018 World Architecture Festival. Now in its 11th edition, the World Architecture Festival, which will celebrate the 2018 awards program, has released their shortlist. Receiving more entries than ever before with a total of 1,000 submissions, the selected projects represent a vast international

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How We Look at Hotel Design with Matt Page

How We Look at Hotel Design with Matt Page For over a decade, SB Architects has come up with forward-thinking hospitality concepts and the firm continues to drive the industry forward. We caught up with Vice President and Associate Principal Matt Page, who discusses his design approach, recent projects, and his own evolution. How do

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The Impact of Place-Oriented Design in Mixed-Use Developments

Mixed-use developments can be a winning proposition if the architectural design, building amenities, tenant/anchor strategies align and are culturally-relevant a reflect the heritage of the neighborhood. Instead of large-scale residential developments or stand-alone, mid to high rise, generally single-use project, we see a shift to smaller infill projects with access to public transportation and commercial

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An Interview with Scott Lee

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing the dynamic president and principal of SB Architects, Scott A. Lee. Since taking the helm 18 years ago, Lee’s architectural skill, passion, business acumen and marketing savvy have been a driving force behind SB’s emergence as a leader in the hospitality industry. With talent-packed offices in San Francisco, Miami

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Conrad Hotels & Resorts to Expand Portfolio with New Resort in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit

Conrad Hotels and Resorts is getting a second property in Mexico with the redesign of the former La Tranquila Resort in Punta Mita. Following a multi-million dollar investment, the re-imagined 324-key resort property will welcome guests to an exclusive tropical oasis. Hilton, Conrad’s parent company, is currently working on around 25 projects in Mexico including the

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Santana Row: Standing the Test of Time

Federal Realty, which helped spearhead the interest among developers in urban Main Street mixed-use environments opened one of the most ambitious projects of its kind in the United States when it developed the $450 million, 42-acre mixed-use village-within-a-city, Santana Row. Santana Row is a residential, office, shopping, dining, and entertainment district built around a main

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