Chemuyil, Quintana Roo

Hotel Entry Courtyard

This 130-hectare site on the Mexican Riviera encompasses two natural lagoons and a cenote (unique wetlands structure).  Grupo Posadas, a Mexican hotelier, will develop this site as a mixed-use resort property.

Phasing Plan – note gray areas off limits to development

The architectural design for the larger structures is a contemporary interpretation of some of the Mayan’s stone buildings, while the smaller structures interpret the Mayan vernacular.  The design and detailing are informed by a storyline that was created for the client specific to this project and the site.

The architectural team included Mohammed Attia for the larger structures and Bill Salter for the smaller structures.
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Airside F, Tampa International Airport

Airside F

The international arrivals terminal for Tampa International Airport, Airside F represented an architectural departure from the boxy, utilitarian image of the airport.  The sense of arrival created by the large, open spaces and celebration of Florida’s sunshine and natural light led Airside F to a State AIA Award in 1989.

134,000 square feet on two levels included 15 gates, concessions, and the train terminal.

Airside F Interior
Airside F Exterior, closeup

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Project Horizon

Night view of hotel lobby entry

 This expansion to the Mohegan Sun Destination Resort included a 1,000 key hotel, 130,000 square feet of retail expansion, and approximately 90,00o square feet of casino expansion.  Together with the back-of-house, parking, and related expansion areas, the design effort entailed over 1.4 million square feet of new and/or renovated space.

The client, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, stipulated that the expansion occur with no interruption in their current operations, so strategic decisions about how to insert functions into the existing facility were of key importance.

Aerial Rendering of property with proposed new tower on the right

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Hotel Tower Section

Legendary Grand Suites


Legendary’s Peter Bos commissioned a hip hotel to be constructed in Sandestin, Florida to bring a new presence to the business market in this resort destination.  Richard Reeps’ concept borrowed from expressionism and created a hotel on a tight urban site with a rooftop pool.

This 200-suite hotel features a branded restaurant on the ground floor and a private club on the rooftop.   The hotel offers business travelers an alternative to the pricey resort accomodations a few blocks away on the Gulf.

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Escudos Restaurant


Named for the Spanish coin from the era of the Conquistadors, Escudo’s is a themed restaurant within the Wyndham Bonnet Creek Resort.  An 18-seat bar with up to 90 table seats, this outdoor grill embeds a colorful storyline into its architecture.

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