Travel and leisure is the world's largest and fastest growing industry. This book anticipates the increasing demand for diverse hotels, resorts, and leisure-time amenities now appearing worldwide. Hotel Design, Planning, and Development presents the range of significant hotel types being developed today and illustrates them in their full global array of settings
The book discusses the latest trends from guestrooms perched atop ultra-tall mixed-use towers to lavish desert villas shaded by high-rise structures to exotically themed resorts rising out of pristine tropical island waters. The book outlines essential planning and design considerations based on the latest data, supported by technical information and illustrations, including original plans. Analysis and theory supports each of the major trends that is presented, highlighting how the designer's work fits into the development of the industry as a whole, and giving a clear understanding of how successful new concepts develop.
The experienced author team and their contributors represent both the professional and academic sides of the subject. In major sections covering Hotel Types, Design, and Development, they provide the developer, architect, designer, and hotel executive with a comprehensive and practical international overview of hotel design.
*Contains an excellent overview of the hotel industry, with international case studies and numerous illustrations
*Includes vital technical information and covers a wide range of hotel types for comparison
*Well-known author team represents both professional and academic sides of hotel design, planning and development
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Walter A. Rutes lives in Scottsdale, Arizona
Richard Penner, professor at the Hotel School at Cornell University since 1970, teaches hotel planning, development, and interior design. Experienced in both architecture and hotel management, he spent year-long sabbaticals with international designer Hirsch Bedner Associates (Santa Monica, CA) and the architecture group of Starwood Hotels and Resorts (White Plains, NY). A graduate of Cornell University, with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture, he is the author of four books―two coauthored with the late Walter Rutes, who was the lead author on the first edition of Hotel Design, Development, and Planning. In 1992 Hospitality Design magazine honored Penner with its Platinum Circle Award for contributions to hospitality design as an author and teacher. He has presented seminars on development, hotel planning, and interior design throughout the world. He has served a three-year term as Director of Graduate Studies at the Hotel School, has been conference coordinator for design seminars at the European Meeting on Hotel Interior Design in Rimini, Italy, and has chaired five Hospitality Design Roundtables sponsored by the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell.
Lawrence Adams, AIA, Vice President of ForrestPerkins, has managed and directed the design of large-scale development projects at major architectural and planning firms over the last thirty-five years. A global authority on hotel and resort design, Mr. Adams served as adjunct faculty at New York University for nine years teaching graduate courses on Hotel Design and Development. He also co-authored Hotel Design, Planning and Development (2001) with Walter Rutes and Richard Penner. Among his most significant projects are the New York Four Seasons Hotel, the RIGHA Royal Hotel, Chambers Hotel, The Westin Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, and the National Headquarters of the Marine Corps Reserve.
'Even the most experienced executive traveller will gasp at some of the images in this high quality volume, which opens with some breath-taking photographs of contemporary, international hotel design. Students and professionals of design, architecture and even tourism will find this an invaluable, comprehensive and practical overview of international hotel design and development.'
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Descrizione libro Architectural Press, 2001. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110750646071