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Hyatt Lost Pines Resort p r o j e c t  Hyatt

Designed by HKS Hill Glazier Studio, the 405-acre

Lost Pines Resort, Bastrop

c l i e n t  Woodbine a r c h i t e c t  HKS

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa is located in

Development Corporation

Bastrop within a unique environment of four co-existing

Hill Glazier Studio

d e s i g n t e a m   John

Hill, AIA; Robert Glazier, AIA; Douglas Atmore,

eco-systems found nowhere else in Texas. Placed at a

AIA; Sze Chong, AIA; Derek Knowles

bend in the Colorado River, the 491-guestroom resort is

c o n t r a c t o r  Lyda

surrounded by a forest of native pecan and pine trees and

Swinerton Builders Associates (interior); TBG Partners

incorporates elements of local historic architecture. The

(landscape); Brockette/Davis/Drake (structural); Pape-Dawson

main building is a series of low-scale wings designed to

Engineers (civil); Abrams & Tananka Associates (food service);

look like separate buildings built over time. The design

Blum Consulting Engineers (MEP)

features wood-sided, wrap-around porches with sky-blue

c o n s u l t a n t s   Vivian/Nichols

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painted ceilings, shingled roofs, and traditional stone r e s o u r c e s unit pavers : Belgard; pool : Unique Pools; concrete materi-

walls. Multi-paned, floor-to-ceiling windows allow views

als :

Greenstreak Plastic Products, Tremco; metal decking : Epicore;

of nature from every angle. Sited on a hillside, the golf

architectural woodwork : Trex, James Hardie Building Products; vapor

clubhouse and event pavilion overlook a meadow and the

barrier : Stego Industries, Reef Industries, Fortifiber Corp.; shingles :

spa. The design invokes simple barns found throughout

CertainTeed; partitions :

roof tiles :

Monier Lifetile;


windows :



the region and is emphasized by the clubhouse’s two-

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pitch roof slope. The ballrooms and meeting rooms are


housed in an area of the resort that features a glazedin porch, tin roof, and distinctive parapet design. The spa is a separate building with a contemporary feel, conveyed through the use of line and varied roof forms. The resort includes 57 suites, 62,000 square feet of meeting space, two ballrooms, a fine-dining restaurant, and several other restaurants and bars. Additional hotel amenities include a golf course, water park, and a horseback-riding center. N o e l l e


t e x a s

a r c h i t e c t

First floor plan 1 Main Entry 2 South Lobby 3 restaurant and Bar 4 Guest Rooms 5 Ballroom 6 Banquet Kitchen 7 Loading Dock 8 meeting Rooms

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Texas Architect March/April 2009: Adaptive Reuse