RoTo Architects, our Chinese practice based in Suzhou, were asked to develop a concept to develop a feasibility study, programming and a concept design. In the city of Tianjin, we developing, concepts for a 220 room luxury business hotel and executive conference center. This hotel wii be a part of a greater development of residential towers anchoring the southwest sector of the city's Redevelopment zone. The hotel will have 2 restaurants and a large banquet hall, spa services, executive business center and office suites in a base 4 story structure upon which will sit a 25 story tower of rooms.
A unique aspect of this development will be how it incorporates endangered historical buildings eliminating their imminent demolition and providing the citizenry with extraordinary spaces for the entry and banquet hall. This will be a 5 star hotel when complete in 2016.