Projects

AVA + Avalon Studio City

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  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Content: Degen & Degen’s team of architects and interior designers came together to renovate, re-develop, and re-brand this 8-building apartment community in Studio City, a neighborhood cradled in the city of Los Angeles. We created separate AVA and Avalon brand identities within this single property, each with its own leasing office and resident amenities, while capturing the trendy yet vintage glamour lifestyle that resonates within the LA community.
  • D&D Services: Architecture and Interior Design
  • Awards: 2017 MFE Awards - Merit for Renovation of the Year

Los Angeles Marriott at LA Live

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): Residence Inn & Courtyard
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Content: The 23-story LEED Silver certified high-rise, 393 guestrooms total and amenities including lobby lounge with media pods, outdoor pool with party deck, bistro, state of the art fitness center and 7,000 SF of meeting & event space. This unique dual-brand hotel concept marries two distinct worlds, each with their own familiar Marriott brand standards all in one building and on shared levels. Grand Opening was celebrated July 2014.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design
  • Awards: 2015 Q Award - Alliance for Quality Construction

    Seattle Design Center's 2015 Northwest Design Awards
    2nd Place, Hospitality

AVA 55 Ninth

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  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Content: New 17-story multi-family high-rise in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood, adjacent to Twitter HQ. Hospitality design is the driving force behind gathering spaces where residents can socialize and interact en-masse. Fun design twists like the “Twitter Wall”, an interactive digital media hub of moving and ever-changing word clouds and the “Ridiculously Long Sofa”, which measures 30’ long, complete with cup-holders and USB ports for plugging in while tuning up or out, were developed to capture the minds and moment of the tech-savvy residents.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design for all Public and Amenity Space + Model Units
  • Awards: NAHB 2014 Pillars of the Community Awards
    Best High-Rise Apartment

    Seattle Design Center's 2015 Northwest Design Awards
    1st Place, Most Innovative Design Component:
    The “Twitter Wall”

Liberty Station

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): Urban Resort Hotels
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Content: Three distinct hotels make up what we hail as an "Urban Resort." Located on a former Naval Training Center, these hotels will be distinctly San Diego, characterized by the unique military history of the site, it’s proximity to the Gaslamp Quarter, the Convention Center and the Bay.

    Master Site construction began early 2016. We anticipate hotel construction to begin early 2017.
  • D&D Services: Architecture, Interior Design

Renaissance Shenyang Hotel

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  • Location: Shenyang, China
  • Content: This 26-story luxury hotel is one of three high-rises in a new construction, mixed-use development in the Liaoning Province, Shenyang City, China. Included in the hotel are 300 guestrooms and suites, executive level and lounge, underground parking, several food and beverage venues, meeting rooms, ballrooms, swimming pool and health club, business center and retail.

    This hotel is currently under construction.
  • D&D Services: Interior Architecture, Interior Design

Nanjing University 3-Hotel Complex

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  • Location: Nanjing, China
  • Content: This new construction complex of three fully custom hotels includes: a 7-story Boutique Hotel, a 6-story Conference Hotel & Center, and a 7-story Condo Hotel. Catering to guests of the nearby university, the complex totals 335-guestrooms for short and extended stay, 1800 square meters conference center, numerous dining options, recreation, spa & fitness centers, and retail.

    Situated on the shores of a newly constructed lake in the University District of Nanjing, this new hotel and conference center complex offers a retreat for guests, residents and community.
  • D&D Services: Architectural Design, Interior Design

Suquamish Clearwater Resort

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): Hotel & Spa
  • Location: Suquamish, Washington
  • Content: From master plan through completion, D&D served as architect and interior designer for this waterfront resort for the Suquamish Tribe, ancestors of Chief Seattle.

    This 4-story, 85-room hotel includes suites, conference space, indoor/outdoor swimming pool, and a stand-alone day spa.
  • D&D Services: Master Planning, Programming, Architecture, Interior Design and Renovation of Existing Casino

Marriott Residence Inn San Diego

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): Gaslamp Quarter
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Content: This ground-up 14-story hotel was custom-designed for San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. The district is one of the largest historical districts in the US with an eclectic array of architectural styles and a strong Victorian influence.

    The loft/warehouse atmosphere references the historic setting of this Residence Inn while integrating modern details with industrial materials. The public space offers a comfortable and progressive setting that feels residential and creates a strong sense of place. The guestroom décor is a lighthearted, eclectic take on Victorian Chic.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design

ICE SPA - Sheraton Anchorage

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  • Location: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Content: D&D was the interior designer for a full custom public space and guestroom renovation for this 16-story, 375-room hotel in downtown Anchorage. We also converted the entire 16th floor, formerly occupied by suites, to a luxury spa, ICE SPA.

    The new spa occupies space previously occupied by underutilized suites and boasts commanding views of nearby Portage Glacier and the Chugach Mountains.
  • D&D Services: Interior Architecture, Interior Design

Marriott Courtyard Seattle Downtown

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  • Location 2 (opt.): Pioneer Square – Alaska Building
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Content: This project was an adaptive reuse of the historic Alaska Building a 15-story, high-rise in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Seattle, Pioneer Square. Building was reduced to shell and core – complete interior architectural renovation. D&D was the interior designer and assisted with hotel architecture. Its 262 guestrooms include 42 room types and over 4,600 SF of meeting space. Completed June 2010.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design and Interior Architecture for the Bistro
  • Awards: NAIOP Washington's 2011 Night of the Stars Event
    Hospitality Development of the Year

Luhrs City Center Marriott

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): Residence Inn & Courtyard
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Content: D&D is the interior designer for this new dual brand 320-room Marriott hotel. There are 200 Residence Inn and 120 Courtyard guestrooms, resulting in 20 room types. Includes 6,100 SF of meeting and ballroom spaces.

    This project is currently under construction, with the anticipated opening Spring 2017.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design

Watertown Hotel

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  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Content: New construction of a 6-story 100-suite independent boutique hotel near the University of Washington, including underground parking, food and beverage facilities, conference space, and fitness center.

    Fluidity, transparency, and light are the central elements to both the architecture and interiors, inspired by Seattle's relationship with water. Throughout the hotel, metaphors of water remind the guests they are in Seattle. Abundant fenestration offers transparency to the building and natural light to every guest studio and bath.
  • D&D Services: Architecture, Interior Design

Kunming Hot Springs Resort

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  • Location: Kunming, China
  • Content: New construction of a luxury 5-star destination resort located on the shores of Dianchi Lake in Kunming, a temperate vacation destination in the Yunnan Provence of south-central China. Areas include lobby, guestrooms & villa suites, 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, indoor pool and conference center.

    Concept design blends the rich culture and nature of Kunming with the latest technology to create a one-of-a-kind hot springs resort in China.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design

Marriott Nanchang Hotel

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): & Mixed Use Development
  • Location: Nanchang, China
  • Content: Degen & Degen designed and planned several schemes for this large, multi-phased, mixed-use complex in the Chinese city of Nanchang. The site includes a hotel tower, office tower, condo & commercial tower, several residential components and a stand-alone shopping mall.
  • D&D Services: Architectural Design of Mixed-Use Development; Interior Design of Hotel Tower

Marriott Residence Inn Seattle

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): Downtown - Lake Union
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Content: The renovated public spaces and guest corridors of this 7-story hotel create a contemporary Northwest industrial vibe. It fuses comfort, technology, and the unique vernacular of Seattle’s Lake Union neighborhood through a hybrid of nautical-inspired millwork details; playful, tactile finishes; and strong graphic elements.
  • D&D Services: Interior Architecture, Interior Design
  • Awards: Design Award from SHAW Hospitality Group, project is included in their 2015 Design Look Book

Lake Crescent Lodge

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  • Location: Olympic National Park, Washington
  • Content: The renovation of Lake Crescent Lodge enriched the guest experience by reflecting the historic status of the lodge and providing interpretive touch-points of local flavor and tribal culture. This renovation is respectful and sensitive to the environment in both a practical and aesthetic manner.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design

Lake Quinalt Lodge

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  • Location: Quinault, Washington
  • Content: Dating back to the 1800’s, this Northwest rainforest lodge was rebuilt in 1924 and is still protected today as an historic site. D&D has worked with this lodge on several occasions, including a master plan of phased improvements.

    Our most recent involvement would be to start returning the Lodge back to its historic roots while enhancing the guest experience through high-end luxury details. Lobby, banquet room, dining room and the lakeside guestrooms were included.
  • D&D Services: Master Planning, Architecture, Interior Design

McKinley Village

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  • Location: Denali, Alaska
  • Content: Surrounded by stunning views of the Alaskan interior ranges, this resort, originally a modest collection of only 3 buildings was expanded to 150 rooms in 6 different guest buildings surrounding a renovated and expanded central lodge and restaurant.

    Our involvement included planning, architectural and interior design for the entire project.
  • D&D Services: Architecture, Interior Design

McKinley Chalet Resort

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  • Location: Denali, Alaska
  • Content: Multi-phased, 35 acres of Alaskan riverfront make up this 350-guestroom resort comprised of nearly 100 individual buildings. Our involvement in the phased master plan started in 1996. Most recently, we completed a new main lodge.

    The new facility serves as the main arrival-departure building for as many as 700 guests daily. Included is a new 35 foot high atrium lobby and waterfall fountain, wild life and historical exhibits, restaurant, lounge, and gift shop.
  • D&D Services: Architecture, Interior Design

Hilton Embassy Suites

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): Stadium Place & Office Tower
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Content: This new 23-story hotel tower and office complex is part of a 4 acre mixed-use project being developed in Seattle’s north parking lot of CenturyLink Stadium. The hotel has 282 guestrooms, 18 different room types and 6 suites. Including 24,660 SF conference center and ballroom area. Anticipated opening for the hotel is late 2017.

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  • D&D Services: Interior Design

AVA Capitol Hill

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  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Content: 7-story, 250-Unit new construction multi-family high-rise in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The site was the Mercedes-Benz dealership; historic retail and garage facades were conserved and reused in the new building design. The interiors were to mirror the grit and semblance of the unique neighborhood fabric.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design for all Public and Amenity Space + Model Units

La Plaza Cultura Village

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  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Content: This multi-family community is to be newly constructed in the Downtown LA Historic Paseo District, with 320-units and 50,000 SF of retail space.  The Modern Mexican concept reflects the heritage of the historic site but interprets it in a modern way to appeal to an upscale, young professional renters market.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design for all Public and Amenity Space + Model Units

AVA Wheaton

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  • Location: Wheaton, Maryland
  • Content: This 5-story multi-family new build is expected to open Summer of 2017.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design for all Public and Amenity Space + Model Units

Marriott Courtyard 6th Avenue

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  • Location 2 (opt.): Gaslamp District
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Content: New construction of a 14-story, 90-Key custom Courtyard Hotel in the historic Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego. The unusually small building footprint presented unique design challenges for the custom ultra-urban concept. A bold verdant green layered with an adapted steam-punk edge brings life to the property’s unique and quirky character, giving purchase within the vibrantly eclectic Gaslamp Quarter.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design

AVA NoMa

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  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Content: This 13-story, 438-unit multi-family high-rise is currently under construction in Washington, D.C.  Strategically placed in DC’s up-and-coming NoMa neighborhood, the interiors pay homage to historic industrial roots with an unexpected spin.  Exposed steel garage doors, hanging mailboxes and a vintage boiler fire feature will make this property coveted by local Millennials.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design for all Public and Amenity Space + Model Units

Marriott Residence Inn Pasadena

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  • Location: Pasadena, California
  • Content: Construction has begun on this 5-story, 144 guestroom Marriott Residence Inn in Old Town Pasadena, California.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design

SpringHill Suites

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  • Title - Row 2 (opt.): Paso Robles - Atascadero
  • Location: Atascadero, California
  • Content: New custom full-service SpringHill Suites hotel in California’s central coast wine region is currently under construction and will be complete Summer 2015.

    The overall design concept is nature driven, highlighting the relaxed attitude of the surrounding area. Warm, reclaimed wood tones are accented by the colors of the landscape. The overall decor is casual, elegantly understated and refined.
  • D&D Services: Interior Design