Hotels

CBT provided unique interior design for the bar, lounge, and lobby, in addition to 100 guestrooms at this boutique hotel. CBT’s design for the Hotel Amarano is inspired by the ideal location in the vibrant heart of the entertainment capital of the world — just around the corner from Warner Bros. Studios, a mile from Universal Studios, and only minutes away from NBC Studios. Many influences for the design were generated from the various media centers and studios around design-inspired film citations, and luxury dispersed within each room. Read More

Le Meridien-MIT Cambridge was looking to refresh the public areas of their existing property in the bustling MIT neighborhood. The design team transformed the guest experience into a connected and vibrant destination by reinventing the ground floor to feature an enlivened bar and lounge reflective of the hotel’s midcentury-modern brand and the innovative spirit of the Cambridge/MIT neighborhood. The design brings local recreation and cultural influences alive as a gathering place to delight in discovery and new perspectives.  Read More

Celebrating both the historic past and entrepreneurial present of the city, the design of the Hilton Mystic is a marriage of Mystic's maritime legacy and cultural vibrancy. Designed to evoke the city's shipbuilding past, the Hilton Mystic invites both guests and locals to celebrate this iconic center on the city's waterfront.  Read More

The design refreshes the hotel's identity by highlighting its beautiful architectural qualities with clever contrasts in traditional and contemporary architecture and design. With backlit art-glass wall panels in bright golden yellow tones the entry and lobby desk are clearly marked and the light creates a shimmering metallic quality on the adjacent walls which feature Venetian plaster. Accented with modern uplit chandeliers, the expansive spaces are beautifully illuminated and bring out the details of the crown molding, deep ceiling coffers, and columns. Read More

Designed for international and U.S. travelers alike, the intention was to embrace the strong connection between the hotel’s historical location in Lafayette Square and Paris. The design firm’s concept for the Sofitel Washington, D.C. exudes elegance, taking inspiration from the history and iconic designs of Paris and Washington, D.C., combining and celebrating both cultures. Featuring a cosmopolitan allure, the Art Deco -inspired architecture is artfully blended with French-inspired contemporary interiors, the bijou of luxury hospitality. Read More

San Juan has achieved a profound repositioning of its historic industrial port through an integrated plan. The master plan and design that incorporated the best features and insights of past initiatives, while taking advantage of new and emerging opportunities resolve long-standing issues and achieve the vision. Read More

This ambitious development replaces a former naval base on the Isla Grande peninsula of Puerto Rico, across the canal from Old San Juan. The master plan and urban design transforms an existing master plan into a workable development scheme for the 113-acre site. To meet the goals of creating a convention/business destination and defining a new urban domain within the context of the city’s history, the original plan was divided into a system of smaller blocks scaled to blend with the character and climate of San Juan. Read More

The design provided a unique guest experience at the PGA National Resort & Spa. As the branding for the hotel was developed, the goal was to express the updated and contemporary image for the guest rooms. The newly renovated rooms convey the new look and feel as well as the comfort and quality for which the hotel is known. Read More

The historic Boston Langham Hotel sought to redesign their lobby and reception area into a modern, distinctive destination to provide a more inviting and sophisticated guest experience. The Langham wanted a design that would address the relocation and reconfiguration of their reception desk and concierge into an elegant, well lit, timeless space that would individually accommodate the numerous daily lobby functions. Read More

The master plan and design strives to create generous connections between two major zones encouraging pedestrian movement through the site while minimizing infrastructure investment. Attempting balance the need for density with a human scale strong connections between outside and the inside spaces are emphasized. The planning and three dimensional organization focus on simplicity and flexibility and comprises six different buildings arranged around an independent circulation armature. Read More

Perched at the forefront of Boston Harbor, the Hyatt Boston Harbor echoes some of Boston’s most treasured qualities with memorable influences from the expansive Harbor views, interlaced with the city’s skyline that stretches out to the sea and historical brownstone neighborhood roots interspersed in fine detail. Every component of the new design is dressed in uncommon features that recognize the hotel’s distinct personality and originality as a contemporary airport hotel in the city of Boston, bringing authenticity to the design through the color schemes, various textures and materiality. The hotel has amazing picturesque views to the harbor which the design team embraced by framing the room as a living art piece, a focal point to watch the activity of the harbor and, at the same time, creating a place for the guests to relax from their exhaustive travel experiences. Read More

CBT’s design for the Serrano transforms the outdated gilded era hotel design into a sleek, contemporary boutique hotel. With a strong black and white color palette, metal tables, and bold graphics, the crisp design is balanced with light wood wall panels, large mirrors, plush contemporary furniture, milk glass columns that are illuminated from within, and soft lighting from multiple sources to create a jewel like quality that is inviting and warm. The distinctive lobby will be a sought after destination for this ideally located hotel. Read More

Located at a key transportation hub, the new hotel plays an integral role in transforming Newton's business corridor. The project reimages a 1965 Holiday Inn, transforming it from a two-star roadside motel into a four-star destination and business travel hotel. The dated facade, highly visible from the highway, was redesigned, receiving a full window replacement, new cornice, and a new exterior identity. Concrete elements on the building were painted with a unifying color to further enliven the exterior. Read More

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