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Rixos & Hyde Nha Trang, Vietnam
November 02, 2022

The entrance to the Champarama Resort is marked by two guardian towers. Like a dragon rising from the sea, the beach club greets the arriving visitor while the twin resort hotels, as body and tail, watch over the surrounding land and ocean.

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Vietnam projects on the board
November 02, 2022

Here are a couple of selected Vietnam projects we are working on this year.

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More than Washington's First
May 24, 2022

Now open for more than a year, Tru by Hilton Spokane Valley remains a true success for the owner. It marked the first Tru by Hilton property in the state and the first Hilton hotel worldwide to introduce the app-controlled 'Connected Room' concept.

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Hawaii's Most Hawaiian Hotel
May 24, 2022

... and now one of the best: with the first phase of the hotel renewal completed and the brand new beach restaurant Huihui not even open for a whole year the awards are coming in for the Ka'anapali Beach Hotel.

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Excellence during Crisis
April 26, 2021

Prepared for an active shooter lockdown in paradise

It is rare that you hear about excellence in service during a crisis when it hits a five-star hotel. Most hotels do not want to be in the limelight when emergencies occur at their hotel. This is understandable for obvious reasons. Guests only see the negative and horrifying headlines. Most of the time they will not bother continuing to read on how the crisis was actually handled. Amazingly, this can really show how well a hotel is organized, what the true level of training is of their employees and how much the well-being of the guests is prioritized.

This is the personal story about witnessing one of the worst crises of a hotel: a lockdown due to an active shooter in a five-star hotel.

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Hotel design: Can you save cost during planning?
March 29, 2021

Hotels and in particular resorts are complex enterprises. Each property is unique and putting together instructions on how to build it will require inevitably a customized process. Custom-made and well-fitting products have inherently an elevated price tag but the associated budget can very well be controlled and kept to a minimum. A thorough understanding of the logical sequence of steps and assembling a reliable team that will provide the required expertise will streamline the process and save money in the long run without jeopardizing quality.

Here is what this means in detail:

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Trends and Changes - What's New for Hotel Design?
February 22, 2021

When we deserted our office at the end of March in 2020 to work from home no one was yet believing that this would be the start of a new era; a beginning of an era that was going to change a lot of things. We are taking a closer look at how this affected us and what trends we started to see emerging in these new times by trying to read the tea leaves.

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Top 10 Lessons Learned from Successful Hotel Developments
January 27, 2021

FSC Architects often work with developers who are venturing into their first hotel endeavor. With new territories come new ways of how to navigate this challenging journey trying to avoid the trip hazards. Throughout the years we walked together with developers the smooth and the rough paths. Especially now in these tough times we would like to share our experiences.

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A Journey in Rough Seas
December 14, 2020

In Hawaii, the saying is that a storm, despite the destruction that might come with it, is meant to clean the islands. Looking forward, we see 2020 as a chance, like the “the cleaning of a storm”.

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Tru Highlights by Hilton
December 10, 2020

This is hospitality experience on a different scale! FSC Architects are enjoying the hands-on construction observation for one of their smaller ventures in Spokane, WA, USA.

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FSC Architects are helping to save coral reefs, one at a time
November 04, 2020

How do you make a dream on paper translate into reality? FSC is proud to support the Legacy Reef Foundation in visualizing how their new mobile coral restoration labs will look in remote locations around the globe.

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Hotel and Resort Design Specialist FSC Architects Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
November 03, 2020

With praise to the clients, hotel operators and consultants for helping create memorable guest experiences from its headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii, FSC Architects announces its tenth anniversary and sets sights on the next ten.

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Three questions with FSC Architects' Purnima McCutcheon, AIA Honolulu's 2020 president
March 02, 2020

As the 2020 president of the American Institute of Architects' Honolulu chapter Purnima McCutcheon discusses three issues for the organization this year: affordable housing, equity, diversity and inclusion.

Purnima joined FSC Architects as senior designer and project manager last year.

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Ka'anapali Beach Hotel on Maui Announces "Renewal" Makeover to Begin Soon as FSC Architects Finalize Plans
January 23, 2020

Honolulu based FSC Architects, known for their hospitality design and resort architecture around the world, in collaboration with Philpotts Interiors and PBR landscape architecture are designing the renovation, addition and reposition of the 432 room Ka'anapali Beach Hotel (KBH) on Maui, as recently announced by the hotel and reported in The Maui News.

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FSC Architects Attended CHICOS 2019 in the Beautiful Caribbean Secrets Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica
November 22, 2019

As one of the delegates, Matthias Winkler, Principal of FSC Architects, was able to discuss firsthand with other attendees the opportunities and new directions for resort design in the Caribbean.

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