SB Architects Takes Aim at China Wine Boom With Luneng Wen’An Winery & Hotel

Beijing’s newest luxury getaway, Luneng Wen’An Winery & Hotel, celebrated its official opening in 2017. Set on an idyllic lakeside site south of the city, the resort includes two hotels and a full production winery. A contemporary take on a traditional agrarian wine country destination, this resort sits on 1,546 acres with a 58,000 square-meter

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Mission Hills Volcanic Mineral Springs and Spa Haikou

Mission Hills Volcanic Mineral Springs and Spa located in the volcanic region of Hainan Island. The spa comprises exquisite heat and water facilities, a wellness pavilion, Elements Café, Elements Bar, a nail spa, a hair salon and 90 treatment suites with a comprehensive array of treatment and rituals that are inspired by natural ingredients and

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Trends Reshaping Asia’s Hospitality Industry

Bruce Wright, Senior Vice President of SB Architects, reflects on China’s hospitality trends and how these industries play an integral role in the global economy. In 2016, the tourism economy in China witnessed rapid growth — mass tourism brought with it a further consolidated market foundation and more proactive industry investments and innovations. The domestic

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Miami Design District: The Intersection of Art, Architecture and Urban Design

A rapidly expanding city gets a retail district that echoes the surrounding landscape and features living green roofs. The Miami Design District is a neighborhood dedicated to innovative fashion, design, architecture and dining experiences. The Miami Design District was created by Dacra, founded and owned by visionary entrepreneur Craig Robins, and L Real Estate. The

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A Look Inside Yountville’s Newly Remodeled Vintage House

Offering the elegance of authentic traditions, Vintage House connects you to the best of the Napa Valley. The hotel opened in October after an extensive renovation. The 22-acre Vintage Estate property, located in Yountville, includes Vintage House, Villagio Inn & Spa, and V Marketplace. The 80 bungalow-style abodes are tucked quietly amidst the lush landscape

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Mixed-Use Development in Omaha

Considered a focal point for the prosperity and continued growth of Omaha, WestFarm is poised to become one of the top destinations for residents, businesses and visitors alike. Fostering the growth of multiple scales along a gradient between public and private volumes, WestFarm successfully integrates residential living into a busy commercial and retail setting. This

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Luxury Living in Puerto Rico

Introducing 1149 Ashford, an exclusive new residential tower located on the prominent and stylish crossroads of Ashford Avenue and Earle Street. With panoramic views and iconic design in every direction, the tower offers a collection of designer-appointed residences ranging from one to five bedrooms. As the tallest residential building in the San Juan area, this

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Wineglasses Rising

A vibrant and increasingly savvy wine culture has taken root in China. With a long viticultural heritage, and on the back of the country’s economic gains, the local wine industry is booming. Hong Kong, which recently lifted all duties on wine, is now poised to rival London and New York as a hub of the

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Ascaya Offers a Modern Desert Escape in Las Vegas

Featured in Forbes’ “8 Homes Designed for 8 Lifestyles,” Ascaya, a luxury residential development in the foothills of the McCullough Range outside of Las Vegas, is celebrating the completion of its first inspiration home. The 6,641-square-foot estate, designed by San Francisco-based SB Architects, includes four bedrooms, six and a half baths, an office and entertainment room.

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St. Pete Rising

At 41 stories, One St. Petersburg will be the city’s tallest structure – rising 75 feet above the next highest building downtown. The project mix includes 253 luxury condominiums, a 174-key Hyatt Hotel and 17,000 square feet of retail space. Set within walking distance of the city’s famed Beach Drive retail district, One St. Petersburg

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