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New Tower Expands Hotel Capacity to 1,000 Guest Rooms | Hilton | Oct 2022

Construction of the LEED Gold Certified tower was made possible by a joint venture of Smoot Construction and Turner Construction Company, a 50-year partnership that has built much of the Greater Columbus Convention Center complex over the past 30 years. Cooper Carry, the property’s prime architect in collaboration with Columbus-based Meyers + Associates Architecture, was charged with designing the floorplan for the new tower that seamlessly connected with the existing tower, while Jeffrey Beers International led the design, drawing inspiration from the exciting, urban culture of Downtown Columbus.... Read More

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Auburn Opens Tony & Libba Rane Culinary Science Center | Lodging | Oct 2022

Designed by Cooper Carry, the 142,000-square-foot building has timber pavilions and building systems to reduce its carbon footprint. The center includes a boutique hotel, culinary laboratories, a teaching restaurant, wine appreciation, a distilled beverages laboratories, a culinary exhibition laboratory, a commercial baking laboratory, active learning classrooms, a spa, a functioning rooftop garden, a food hall including a student incubator space, cafe, courtyard, and concierge-style hotel suites. The mixed-use education center is part of the College of Human Sciences, offering students the chance to train alongside chefs and hospitality experts.... Read More

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How Wellness is Weaved Into Most New Projects | Multi-Housing News | Oct 2022

“Enhanced air filtration and low volatile organic compound materials are the features that we specify on every project,” declared Krista Dumkrieger, principal with the Atlanta-based mixed-use residential studio in Cooper Carry. “Being thoughtful in material specification is one of the most cost effective ways to provide a healthy space for residents.”... Read More

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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