Oceanwide Plaza, the first U.S. project for international developer Oceanwide Holdings, has topped off its three residential and hotel towers in downtown Los Angeles. Designed by CallisonRTKL, plans for the mixed-use development include a new Park Hyatt hotel, residential units, retail space, and restaurants.
Construction on a much-anticipated building in the Miami area has passed the halfway point. Located in Hollywood, Florida, the guitar-shaped hotel is part of a $1.5 billion expansion project at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
When it was time to transform New Orleans’ historic Barnett’s Furniture store into an Ace Hotel, designers wanted to maintain the 90-year-old building’s original Art Deco façade, but also upgrade the structure’s features. Building professionals selected aluminum-framed windows, designed to replicate the look of steel-framed installations popular in the early 20th century.
To ensure athletics facilities in hotels meet the high expectations of fitness enthusiasts, architects and specifiers should opt for flooring that positively influences safety, ergonomics, and acoustics to provide users with force reduction and energy restitution throughout each workout.