The iconic Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, has been totally transformed. LEO A DALY's lobby design brings in the ocean breezes, connecting the monumental lobby to the true star of the show: the beach. The latest issue of NEWH magazine tells the story of the transformation.
Noted hotel designer James Lee has joined LEO A DALY to lead our Los Angeles hospitality team as director of design - hospitality. Lee is a highly respected interior designer with an award-winning portfolio of luxury five-star hospitality work on five continents. In 2017, he was honored as an industry leader in Boutique Design's BD18.
Bill Kline, AIA, has joined LEO A DALY to lead our Washington, D.C., studio as vice president and managing principal. He has over 30 years of experience leading design and construction projects for governmental, cultural, healthcare and educational institutions worldwide.
LEO A DALY’s lobby design for the newly renovated Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes is a finalist in Boutique Design’s 2018 Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design. The project is recognized in the category of Best Lobby Luxury.
Four luxury resorts designed by LEO A DALY were selected as winners in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. The survey polled nearly a million travelers to identify the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruise lines in the world.
Michael Huffstetler, Assoc. AIA, takes over leadership of federal programs, and brings on Leslie Shepherd, FAIA, to lead GSA and Debra Crafter to lead small-business engagement
Jeff Monzu, AIA, has been named the winner of Healthcare Design’s HCD 10 award in the category of Architect. The annual award honors healthcare professionals in 10 categories, highlighting a broad spectrum of industry leaders and their accomplishments over the last year.
Omaha Public Schools today unveiled their first Mobile Learning Unit, a prototype STEM classroom on wheels designed by LEO A DALY. The retrofitted school bus delivers wi-fi, device access, and training in digital literacy to elementary schools, churches and community centers in north Omaha.
LEO A DALY took cues from Apple and Crate & Barrel to design instantly recognizable clinic prototype for Nebraska Medicine. A six-page spread in this month’s Healthcare Design details the design.
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, a West Palm Beach landmark known for hosting world-class musical, dance, and dramatic performances, is getting larger and more visitor-friendly thanks to a $50-million expansion designed by LEO A DALY.
Royal Caribbean's Innovation Lab in Miami uses a dramatic architectural design to highlight the innovation happening within. The summer 2018 issue of Florida/Caribbean Architect has a feature on LEO A DALY’s LEED Silver Certified design, which recently won an Award of Merit from AIA Palm Beach.
Burlington Station, originally designed by famed architect Thomas Rogers Kimball in 1898, is a landmark in the Omaha’s history. After 40 years vacant, LEO A DALY has a adapted the historic structure into a state-of-the-art broadcast headquarters for KETV. The Atlantic's CityLab recently reported on the project.
LEO A DALY has been selected to renovate the iconic Blackstone Hotel in Omaha. The $75 million vision by GreenSlate and Clarity development companies will revive the century-old hotel, which helped establish Omaha's Gold Coast neighborhood, and is credited with the invention of the Reuben sandwich.
LEO A DALY announced today that Steven A. Lichtenberger, AIA, has joined the firm as president. As part of the executive leadership team, he will be responsible for leading the firm’s global planning, architecture, engineering and interiors practice worldwide.
LEO A DALY’s transformation of Zota Beach Resort combines modern design with island vibes on Longboat Key, Florida. Dallas News paid a visit.
LEO A DALY's renovation of the 1897 Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is set to hit a major milestone in time for classes at George Washington University to start this fall. The phase-one work includes life-safety and accessibility improvements, as well as the historically sensitive creation of new teaching, fabrication, and social spaces for the renowned arts-education program.
The landmark Veterans Affairs outpatient center will offer convenience and an improved patient experience for veterans in Omaha
The new Las Vegas NHL team, the Golden Knights, are enjoying a spectacular first season. The Las Vegas Sun reported that LEO A DALY’s homey, fan-focused design for the practice facility, City National Arena, might deserve some credit.
Mercer University's new undergraduate science center accommodates growing enrollment and research in chemistry, biology and neurosciences
Construction of the new replacement terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is set to complete in February 2019. Airport World interviewed Jordan Taylor, AIA, about the iconic terminal project, which LEO A DALY designed in association with Atkins and Pelli Clarke Pelli.
Eduardo Egea has been chosen as managing principal of LEO A DALY Miami. The 24-year healthcare-design veteran is a leader in the Miami architecture community.
The renovated Davis Campus at Sanford Underground Research Facility will house the LUX-ZEPLIN experiment, which seeks to identify dark matter through direct detection for the first time.
After 9/11, the need for a more collaborative and transparent approach to intelligence drove LEO A DALY's design for ICC-B, which is closer in character to a university than a government monolith.
A $100-million reinvention of the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, reconnects the iconic resort to its fashionable roots. Hospitality Design interviewed Kathy Chavez about LEO A DALY’s role on the project, which included a gut-renovation of public spaces, an indoor-outdoor bar, and two new restaurant concepts.
A new district is emerging in downtown Omaha. The Capitol District, a mixed-use development with hotel, apartments, retail, office and outdoor entertainment, opens in phases with the new premier full-service Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District.
The new Wilson School in Arlington, VA, has been called the most inventive public school design in the country. CityLab previewed the project, which is a collaboration between LEO A DALY and Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).
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"Myth-Busting the FAR" corrects misconceptions about project-delivery methods permitted by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
LEO A DALY is proud to announce that Matthew C. Johnson, AIA, LEED AP, has joined our Minneapolis office as Managing Principal. Matt brings 25 years of experience helping clients develop and achieve their strategic vision.
An iconic power plant in Owatonna, MN, that was damaged in a 2010 flood has new life as the headquarters of Owatonna Public Utilities following a significant renovation designed by architects LEO A DALY.
LEO A DALY’s renovation of the historic 1945 Mission-Revival building includes 55 rooms, a soaring entry space, large multipurpose rooms, a dedicated women’s wing and serenity garden, administrative offices, classrooms, a training kitchen, specialized bariatric units, and public spaces for social gatherings.
LEO A DALY will be responsible for detailed planning as well as historically sensitive architectural design work for the renovations at the Corcoran building. Initial work will include design of roof and façade repairs; upgrades to critical infrastructure; and design of program spaces, such as computer labs, which will be used in the fall. Long-term efforts will include design to support academic programs and student needs.
The new station will enhance Bayport’s ability to train for a wide range of high-liability hazards
Victoria Library is a prototype for a new concept in library design: the DIP library, short for Digital In-Person. Small by traditional standards, the 4,300 square-foot Victoria branch library prioritizes digital resources in order to maximize space for people-focused functions.
The award, which was given in the Specialized Housing category, recognizes outstanding design of housing that meets unique needs.
Architecture Week, traditionally celebrated the second week of April every year, is a time for designers of the built environment to reflect on their role in society. This year, architects from across LEO A DALY's international design practice took the opportunity to tell their stories, and share what drives them.
625 employees and their families across 31 offices will spend April 25 beautifying local communities