Hotel Design, Planning, and Development

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2001 - Architecture - 454 pages
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This book explores the latest trends in hotel planning and design, capturing the vast range of today's most imaginative creations, from tower-high guestrooms to lavish desert villas to exotic resorts nestled by tropical-island waters. It outlines the essential criteria architects and designers must meet when planning for a wide variety of hotel types, and presents the most up-to-date technical information as well as detailed illustrations, photographs, and original plans. Highlighting the key concepts behind emerging trends and how each designer's vision fits into the development of the industry as a whole, the authors equip today's developer, architect, designer, and hotel executive with a comprehensive and practical guide to the world of hospitality design.

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Acknowledgments Hi Significant Examples Condominium Resorts
Trends Marina Hotels Planning and Design
Downtown Hotels 12 5 Convention Hotels
Downtown Business and Tourist Hotels Development Planning and Design Considerations Downtown
Roadside Hotels and Motels Trends Airport 8 AIlsuite and Extendedstay Hotels
Hotels Planning and Design Considerations Office Planning and Design Considerations Significant
Other Suburban lnns Mall Hotels University Design Considerations Public Spaces Guestrooms
Mixeduse Developments 200 19 Technical Coordination
Trends Medical Hotels
Casino Hotels 224 of High Technology to Hotel Design by Valentine
Atrium Configurations Defining the Guestroom and 23 Hotel Management
Configurations Designing the lndividual Department Multiunit Operations
Public Space Design 280 Appendices
Function Space Program and Planning Objectives
Artifacts F lnternational Hotel and Travel Organizations

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Lawrence Adams, AIA, Vice President of ForrestPerkins, has managed and directed the design of large-scale development projects at major architectural and planning firms over the last thirty-five years. A global authority on hotel and resort design, Mr. Adams served as adjunct faculty at New York University for nine years teaching graduate courses on Hotel Design and Development. He also co-authored Hotel Design, Planning and Development (2001) with Walter Rutes and Richard Penner. Among his most significant projects are the New York Four Seasons Hotel, the RIGHA Royal Hotel, Chambers Hotel, The Westin Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, and the National Headquarters of the Marine Corps Reserve.

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