Seven Takeaways from SAHIC 2019

The annual Latin America Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference (SAHIC) is the go-to event to stay ahead of the curve in the region. The conference aims to educate and provide direction for attendees on the Latin American industry, where it is heading, and where the investment opportunities lie. SB Architects’ Vice President, Stefano Falbo, and

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SB Architects Designs Honored in the 2019 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler has just announced their 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards and we are delighted to see so many of SB Architects projects showcased. A record-breaking 600,000 travelers took part in the 32nd Annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey, celebrating the best of the best in travel. Best Resorts in the World #14 – Dorado Beach, A

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Past, Present and Future Bloom in ‘La Rose’, SB Architects’ Proposed New Spire for Notre-Dame de Paris

In response to Prime Minister Édouard Philippe’s call for design proposals for the reconstruction of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, the global architecture firm SB Architects unveils a new vision, with a concept that celebrates the unbuilt ideas of Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc – the architect behind the original spire – in an Art Nouveau language

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The Making of Calistoga Ranch, An Auberge Resort

Tucked into a hidden canyon just off the Silverado Trail in California’s Napa Valley, the site for Calistoga Ranch provided a unique opportunity to create a private luxury resort on one of the last available parcels in the Napa Valley. Swiss immigrant Otto Lommel originally purchased the property in 1921 as a family retreat.  Forty

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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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SB Giving Back at the SF-Marin Food Bank

SB Architects is committed to creating positive, enduring change through social responsibility and civic engagement in the communities where we live and work. By establishing a network with partner organizations, we can amplify our outreach activities, creating new opportunities to foster relationships with like-minded partners and clients, from the Habitat for Humanity, the City of

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How SB Architects is Redesigning Retail Into Thriving Mixed-Use Redevelopments

Despite a surplus in U.S. retail space, some developers are building more, just not in the form of malls. The target clientele: discerning professionals in pursuit of integrated pedestrian-focused developments that have all the urban trappings. These projects, often joint ventures between a housing developer and a developer with retail expertise, are sprouting up around

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