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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Getting Social at the Estate

Tucked amid the lush vineyards of Yountville, The Social, a 4000-square-foot Napa-chic farmhouse event space, is the newest milestone in The Estate’s extensive renovation. The Social boasts incredible views of the inspiring ridgeline beyond and sliding walls open onto an impeccably landscaped lawn and private courtyard with flowing water and fire features alongside gardens with

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Townschool for Boys Event

For the 13th year in a row, the Town School for Boy’s third-grade class descended on SB Architects’ San Francisco office for a fun-filled morning of discussions, design and hands-on activities. Associate and Designer, Brita Spano Villanueva, has participated in Town School for Boys event for the past five years and has recently begun to

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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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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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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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