The destinations we create draw upon a sense of place, with enlightened sensitivity to human scale and emotion.
WE DESIGN FOR PEOPLE . We design to enhance
the human experience and leave a lasting and positive impact on peopleâ€™s lives and the world we inhabit.
COLL ABOR ATION IS FUNDAMENTAL TO OUR PR ACTICE . The process begins with defining the strategy for the positioning or repositioning of the hotel, then immersing ourselves in an understanding of the site and the context. Whether the project is a landmark renovation, a new luxury hotel, or an exclusive remote destination, our understanding of guest needs and expectations is critical to defining the design strategy. Once developed, we guide the process by exploring design possibilities and alternatives in order to arrive at a solution that fits the strategy and the context. Our process is collaborative, involving the owner, operator, and team to evolve the design and refine the goals as we move through the design process.
We create places that ignite the human spirit.
Altos de Monaco Cartagena, Colombia
WE DESIGN DESTINATIONS As travelers become more discerning, hotels have been challenged
surpass guest expectations and create unforgettable experiences
to become more unique and personal. Whether it is a business or
that are at once both familiar and inspiring. We create hospitality
leisure destination, the successful hotel ignites the imagination and
environments that transcend client goals and enrich the guest
elevates the typical stay to one that is unexpected. Successful hotels
HIDDEN ESCAPES From sandy beaches to desert or mountain getaways, successful destination resorts blend exclusive amenities and a sense of private escape with regional authenticity and spirit, which capture the imagination and deliver an experience which is both unexpected and memorable.
Park Hyatt Saadiyat Abu Dhabi, UAE
Travelers understand the value of a unique design and guest experience.
Park Hyatt Saadiyat Abu Dhabi, UAE
1. Moganshan Wellness Resort China 2. Park Hyatt Saadiyat Abu Dhabi, UAE 3. Altos de Monaco Cartagena, Colombia
Park Hyatt Marrakech Morocco
Anantara Mina Al Arab Resort Ras al Khaimah, UAE
1. Park Hyatt Saadiyat Abu Dhabi, UAE 2. Anantara Mina Al Arab Resort Ras al Khaimah, UAE 3. Port Lixus Beach Resort Larache, Morocco
A successful urban hotel starts with a great design and vision, which combines the brand with a strong sense of place.
REDEFINING THE SK YLINE From boutique hotels and renovated landmarks to downtown convention centers and mixed-use destinations, todayâ€™s downtown hotels function as urban resorts, blending the best of city life together with the pampering of an exclusive escape.
Emaar Act 1 & 2 Dubai, UAE
1. The James New York, NY, USA 2. The James New York, NY, USA 3. Standard East Village New York, NY, USA
Kimpton Eventi Hotel New York, NY, USA
St. Regis Amman Hotel and Residences Jordan
1. Lakeside Cairo Egypt 2. St. Regis Amman Hotel and Residences Jordan
1. Transcorp Hilton Lagos Nigeria 2. MGM City Center Las Vegas, NV, USA 3. The Hoxton Williamsburg, NY, USA
Fairmont Lagos Nigeria
Leading owners draw on our expertise in repositioning to transform their familiar icons into hospitality destinations filled with renewed spirit and vitality.
REPOSITIONING THE L ANDMARK During periods of market change and evolving traveler demands, existing hotels are challenged to reposition themselves within the market in order to succeed.
The Quin New York, NY, USA
250 Fifth Avenue Hotel New York, NY, USA
1. Marriott Lexington New York, NY, USA 2. Westin Lighthouse Point Staten Island, NY, USA 3. Loeb Boat House New York, NY, USA
We look at each destination as an opportunity to create a customized solution, connecting the traveler to the place.
OFFICE LOCATION COUNTRIES WORKED IN
PROFILE Perkins Eastman is an international planning, design, and consulting firm that was founded in New York City in 1981. Today the firm has twelve other offices in North America, as well as offices in Shanghai, PRC; Mumbai, India; Dubai, UAE; and Guayaquil, Ecuador. The firm has a professional staff of 1000 consisting of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, landscape 32
architects, graphic designers, construction specification writers, construction administrators, economists, environmental analysts, traffic and transportation engineers, and several other professional disciplines. Perkins Eastman is also the parent firm to several affiliated companies that provide specialized complementary capabilities in community planning,
environmental impact analysis, landscape design, environmental graphic design and wayfinding, economic analysis, broadcast media and acoustic design, retail planning, and large-scale mixed-use planning and design. Perkins Eastman has proven skills and experience in 15 major practice areas and has completed innovative awardwinning projects in each. To date the
firm has won more than 650 awards for planning and design excellence and has completed projects in 46 states and over 40 countries. Currently the firmâ€™s projects range from small renovations and additions for our many long-term-relationship clients to large new healthcare and educational campuses, major mixed-use developments, and entire new cities. 33
PRACTICE AREAS Perkins Eastman has 15 specialized Practice Areas. Each Practice Area is led by one or more principals supported by a team of senior staff. This leadership team brings extensive experience to each project and focuses on the issues that lead to success and innovation.
HUMAN BY DESIGN design can have a direct, positive impact on
people’s lives. We design places and spaces that put the user at the heart by employing best practices, sustainability, and a thorough understanding of our clients’ missions and operations. Our diverse teams partner with our clients globally to deliver next-generation projects that are uniquely suited to users who will live, work, play, learn, age, and heal within the environments we plan and design.
Planning: planning, urban design, environmental analysis, real estate consulting, transportation planning URBANOMICS
Forecasting, modeling, real estate market analysis, economic development, economic and fiscal impacts RGR L ANDSCAPE
Site planning, landscape design, ecological design RUSSELL DESIGN
Branding, environmental graphics, online media EE&K
Large-scale urban redevelopment, transportation and infrastructure, waterfronts—with a focus on placemaking FORRESTPERKINS
Hospitality and luxury residential interiors
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