Shulman+Associates won the “Honor Award of Excellence, Overall Hotel” “Honor Award of Excellence Outdoor Divine Detail” “Special Jury Recognition for Placemaking” for The Betsy-South Beach Hotel, at the first annual Miami Hospitality Design Awards held on Monday, March 6, 2017 during a celebration at the world-renowned Faena Forum in Miami Beach.
AIA Miami, Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA), and Oberhausen Marketing & Public Relations hosted the awards. Nearly 100 submissions were received across 18 categories, and winners were selected by a distinguished group of industry leaders including Linda Lentz, senior editor, Architectural Record; Alastair Gordon, award-winning critic and author; and Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, editor-in-chief, Hospitality Design magazine.
“We are very honored for this recognition. It is truly inspiring to have taken on a project that not only has the function to revitalize and increase the appeal on Collins and Ocean Drive but to ultimately provide architecture that serves the city and makes it a conversation piece that is innovative and inspiring,” said Allan Shulman, principal and founder at Shulman+Associates.
With more than 150 architecture, design, hotel and restaurant professionals in attendance, the inaugural awards honored hoteliers, restaurants, licensed architects and designers whose work showcased design excellence in Miami’s hospitality and design industries. The wonderful diversity and excellence of these industries and the ideals and prosperity our community is experiencing is what makes Miami like no other place in the world.