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Slated to open this summer in the Texas capital, tommie Austin, a JdV by Hyatt hotel, will debut alongside the adjoined Thompson Austin as part of a forthcoming mixed-use project. A heartfelt reimagining of the lifestyle hotel experience, tommie Austin will accommodate modern travelers with simple onsite essentials while encouragingContinue Reading

Studio Modijefsky has unveiled its design for Arie op de Hoek, a new F&B concept housed within a structure from 1876 in the De Pijp section of Amsterdam. The quaint café is the sister concept to nearby bistro Bonnie, which Studio Modijefsky completed last year. Conceived as a modern “brownContinue Reading

Omni Hotels & Resorts has announced the groundbreaking of the Omni PGA Frisco Resort in Frisco, Texas. Slated for a spring 2023 opening, the sprawling golf resort boasts the denomination as the largest resort project currently in development in the U.S. SB Architects and Robert Glazier Architects are partnering onContinue Reading

The Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort has reopened in Phoenix following a thorough refresh from PHX Architecture and Virserius Studio. The meticulous renovation marks a new chapter in for 92-year-old, 39-acre resort that honors the site’s original designers: Frank Lloyd Wright and Albert Chase McArthur. “The historic significance ofContinue Reading

The Kingstide has opened its doors on Daniel Island, South Carolina—making it the 4,000-acre island’s first and only waterfront restaurant. The coastal-inspired eatery was crafted by Charleston-based studio Cortney Bishop Design to maximize soothing natural views of the Wando River. “I wanted the design to evoke an elevated, welcoming coastalContinue Reading

Set within a sprawling former residence from the 1920s, Houston’s La Colombe d’Or hotel has been reborn thanks to a multimillion-dollar expansion and renovation. Spearheaded by Rottet Studio, the reimagined property evokes a modern but timeless take on the grace of the Lone Star State. Locally based Gin Design GroupContinue Reading

A Berlin cinema gets a vibrant facelift, the world’s largest greenhouse will soon be unveiled, and the U.S. moves closer to reopening. All that and more in this week’s Five on Friday. U.S. airports get busier as COVID cases drop Photo by Michael Gaida/Pixabay As the vaccine rollout in theContinue Reading

Following a delay in 2020 as a result of the pandemic, the 20th Serpentine Pavilion will be unveiled on Friday, June 11th in London’s Kensington Gardens. Designed by Johannesburg-based architectural practice Counterspace, the forthcoming pavilion will draw inspiration from places across London—both past and present—made for meeting, organizing, and belonging.Continue Reading

Thor Equities has introduced ModernHaus SoHo, a new luxury hotel concept in the chic Manhattan neighborhood. Housed within the former James hotel on Grand Street, the 114-room property from hospitality management company Highgate draws inspiration from the Bauhaus movement with clean lines, geometric harmony, and large windows. An extensive artContinue Reading