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Design Leaders Talk Trends at Lodging | Hotel Business | Sep 2022

During the “Hotel Design Trends for 2023” panel at this year’s Lodging Conference, design leaders gathered to discuss trends, innovations and creative concepts for the coming year ... Bagby took it a step further noting that there can be a high-end, luxury product that doesn’t have an ounce of story to it, while there can be a select-service product that tells an excellent story that guests will remember and want to go back. “Good design rests in that narrative,” he said. “You can make smart choices. That’s actually the point, it helps us make those choices. You can accomplish it at any level it just takes some thought.”... Read More

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Kimpton Shane Hotel Opens in Atlanta | Hospitality Design | Sep 2022

Atlanta’s buzzy Midtown Union neighborhood is now home to the newly opened Kimpton Shane Hotel. Located in the “Heart of the Arts,” the 230-room boutique retreat was crafted to reflect the expressiveness of the local culture through a sophisticated design by Cooper Carry and Dallas-based Studio 11 Design.... Read More

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Iconic Marcel Breuer Library Reimagined | Retrofit | Sep 2022

With this guiding framework in mind, Cooper Carry conceived a design strategy to utilize technology; introduce windows; reallocate space; improve wayfinding; bring mechanical systems up to code; and activate the exterior plaza to create a more comfortable, safe, accessible and functional building from the outside in—all while taking care to honor the integrity of the historically significant design.... Read More

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New Visuals, Details Emerge for Portman’s Rising Midtown Venture | Urbanize ATL | Sep 2022

The Sora apartment stack will feature an infrared sauna as part of its amenities package—a first for an Atlanta residential building, Portman reps said this week ... Below that, the Sora building’s amenities will include multiple fitness centers equipped with a climbing wall, golf simulators, party rooms, coworking spaces, something called a garden room, a pet run and spa, an outdoor fitness lawn, a resort-style pool, and arts and media rooms, among other features ... Below that, the Sora building’s amenities will include multiple fitness centers equipped with a climbing wall, golf simulators, party rooms, coworking spaces, something called a garden room, a pet run and spa, an outdoor fitness lawn, a resort-style pool, and arts and media rooms, among other features.... Read More

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American Real Estate Partners Plans Virginia Apartment Conversion | Multi-Housing News | Sep 2022

A seven-story, 200,000-square-foot office condominium at 1101 King St. in Alexandria, Va., has been acquired by American Real Estate Partners and will be redeveloped as a mixed-use building with approximately 200 apartments and 17,500 square feet of retail ... Cooper Carry will lead the project redevelopment design and residential hospitality design team RD Jones will handle interiors. Construction is set to begin in July 2023. ... Read More

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Darden’s New Hotel is Halfway to Its Spring Opening | UVA Today | Aug 2022

Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, which operates 77 hotels in 72 cities worldwide, will manage the hotel and handle reservations – Kimpton’s first location on a college campus. The hotel will be owned by the Darden Foundation ... The exterior silhouette of the hotel, designed by Cooper Carry architects, is in Jeffersonian style to blend into University Grounds and will meet specifications for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, certification.... Read More

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AC Bethesda Downtown Opens | Lodging | Aug 2022

AC Hotels by Marriott has opened the doors to its newest hotel in downtown Bethesda, Maryland, bringing the brand’s experience to an urban center near the nation’s capital ... OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group, developed and will manage the new hotel ... Project partners include Cooper Carry, architect/interior design; Balfour Beatty, base building contractor; and Coakley & Williams Construction, general contractor. ... Read More

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Two New Marriott Hotels to Open in St. Thomas This Fall | Carib Journal | Aug 2022

The long awaited transformation of the Marriott Frenchman’s Reef property in St Thomas is slated to debut this fall. Aimbridge Hospitality has announced that it will be opening two new hotels in St Thomas: the Westin Beach Resort and Spa at Frenchman’s Reef and The Seaborn at Frenchman’s Reef, Autograph Collection ... Both resorts are being designed by architects Kollin Altomare and The Johnson Studio .... Read More