Winners of the 37th annual Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design were unveiled at the awards gala at Gotham Hall in New York on Nov. 13.

The winning design teams and their projects are:

BEST ECO CONSCIOUS OR SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS HOTEL

INC Architecture & Design, New York; Marvel Architects, New York; 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, New York
Client: SH Group, New York; Architect: Marvel Architects, New York; Purchasing Company: The Cardy Group, Toronto, Ontario

BEST LOBBY BUDGET/FOCUSED SERVICE

TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design, Burlington, Vermont; Mountain Modern Motel, Jackson, Wyoming
Clients: Crystal Creek Capital, Jackson Hole, Wyoming (owner); Yarrow Group (operator), Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Architect: TruexCullins Architecture + Interior Design, Burlington, Vermont; Purchasing Company: Crystal Creek Capital, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

BEST LOBBY MIDSCALE

Anda Andrei Design LLC, New York; Bonetti Kozerski Studio, New York; Stonehill & Taylor, New York; The Asbury Hotel, New Jersey
Clients: iStar, New York (owner); Salt Hotels LLC, Asbury Park (operator); Architect: Stonehill & Taylor, New York; Purchasing Company: Purchasing Associates, Inc., New York

BEST LOBBY UPSCALE

Beleco, Los Angeles; Kimpton Gray Hotel, Chicago
Clients: KHP Capital Partners, San Francisco (owner); Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants (operator); Architect: Gensler, Morristown, New Jersey; Purchasing Firm: Purchasing Management Intl., Dallas, Texas

JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE, Denver, Colorado- (public area interior designer); Casa Conde & Associates, Oakland Park, Florida (guest room interior designer); The Perry Hotel, Key West, Florida; Clients: SIMV Hotel 1, LLC. (owner), Hostmark Hospitality (operator); Architect:  Pope + Scarbrough Architects, Key West, Florida; Purchasing Company: The Parker Company, Miami, Florida

BEST LOBBY LUXURY

Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, New York; The Beekman, A Thompson Hotel, New York
Clients: GFI Development Co., New York (owner); Thompson Hotels, New York (operator); Architect: Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel, Architects, DPC, New York; Purchasing Company: The Cardy Group, Toronto

BEST GUEST ROOM BUDGET/FOCUSED SERVICE

Spacedge Designs, Singapore; Hotel Mono, Singapore
Client: Eighteen M Pte Ltd., Singapore; Purchasing Company: Eighteen M Pte Ltd., Singapore

BEST GUEST ROOM MIDSCALE

Anda Andrei Design LLC, New York; Bonetti Kozerski Studio, New York; Stonehill & Taylor, New York; The Asbury Hotel, New Jersey
Clients: iStar, New York (owner); Salt Hotels LLC, Asbury Park (operator); Architect: Stonehill & Taylor, New York; Purchasing Company: Purchasing Company: Purchasing Associates, Inc., New York

BEST GUEST ROOM UPSCALE

Michaelis Boyd Associates, London; The Principal Manchester, England
Client: Starwood Capital Group, Greenwich, Connecticut (owner); Principal Hotel Company, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England (operator); Architect: 3DReid, London; Purchasing Company: Benjamin West, London

BEST GUEST ROOM LUXURY

Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) Pte Ltd., Singapore; Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
Client: Berjaya Land Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Architect: Kume Sekkei Co LTD, Tokyo; Purchasing Company: Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Toronto

INC Architecture & Design, New York; Marvel Architects, New York; 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, New York
Client: SH Group, New York; Architect: Marvel Architects, New York; Purchasing Company: The Cardy Group, Toronto, Ontario

BEST SUITE
Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) Pte Ltd., Singapore; Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto
Client: Berjaya Land Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Architect: Kume Sekkei Co LTD, Tokyo; Purchasing Company: Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Toronto

BEST NIGHTCLUB/LOUNGE

Rockwell Group, New York; Avenue at Dream Hollywood, Los Angeles
Clients; Relevant Group, Hollywood, California (owner); TAO Group, Las Vegas (operator); Architect: Rockefeller Partners, Los Angeles; Purchasing Company: Relevant Group, Hollywood, California

Rockwell Group, New York; Nightingale Plaza, West Hollywood, California
Client: sbe, Los Angeles; Architect: DesignARC, Los Angeles; Purchasing Company: In House (SBE), Los Angeles

BEST EMERGING HOTEL CONCEPT

Quadrum Global, New York; Arlo Hotels, New York
Designer for inaugural property: AvroKO, New York; Architect: Gene Kaufman Architect, New York; Purchasing Company: GS Associates, Newburyport, Massachusetts

BEST RESORT

Paulina Morán Design, Cancún, Mexico; Jorge Borja / Grupo BV, Cancún, Mexico; Chablé, Chocholá, Mexico
Clients: Consorcio Altavista S.A. de C.V., Mexico City (owner); Hamak Hotels, Cancún (operator); Architect Jorge Borja / Grupo BV, Cancún, Mexico; Purchasing Company: Total Project Group SA de CV, Cancún, Mexico

BEST RESTAURANT CASUAL DINING

Conran and Partners, London; Rüya at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai
Clients: D-ream, Istanbul (operator); Umut Özkanca, Istanbul (owner); Architect: Archgroup Consultants, Dubai; Purchasing Companies: Compass Project Management, Dubai; Conran Contracts, London; D-ream, Istanbul

EoA, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida; Bird & Bone at The Confidante Miami Beach, Florida
Clients: Hyatt Hotels Corp., Chicago; Purchasing Company: Saladino Design Studio, Miami, Florida

BEST RESTAURANT FINE DINING 

Rockwell Group, New York; The Albert at EMC2, Autograph Collection, Chicago
Client: SMASHotels, Lincolnshire, Illinois; Purchasing Company: Project Dynamics, Inc., Las Vegas

BEST SPECIALTY DESIGN

Studio Munge, Toronto; The Vale Garden Residence at The William Vale, New York
Client: Espresso Hospitality Group, New York; Architect: Albo Liberis LLC, New York; Purchasing Company: Riverside Developments, Calgary

+tongtong Inc., Toronto; The Drake Commissary at The Drake Hotel, Toronto
Client: Drake Hotel Properties, Toronto; Architect: Jedd Jones Architect Ltd., Toronto (architect of record)

JUDGES’ SO COOL

Muza Lab, London; Palacio Arquitectos, Lima, Peru; Belmond Andean Explorer, Cuzco, Peru
Client: Belmond Ltd., London; Purchasing Company: Palacio Arquitectos, Lima, Peru

BEST HOTEL BUDGET/FOCUSED SERVICE

DesignAgency, Toronto; Generator Rome
Client: Generator Hostels, London; Architect: L22 (Lombardini 22) – Milan, Italy; Purchasing Company: Benjamin West, London

Studio HBA (Hirsch Bedner Associates) Santa Monica, California; Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio, Santa Monica, California; AXIS/GFA Architecture + Design, Los Angeles; Hampton Inn & Suites Santa Monica, California
Client: OTO Development, Spartanburg, South Carolina; Purchasing Company: Studio HBA Procurement, Santa Monica, California

BEST HOTEL MIDSCALE

Aparium Hotel Group, Chicago; Plume, Cincinnati; Hotel Covington, Kentucky
Clients: The Salyers Group, Covington, Kentucky (owner); Aparium Hotel Group, Chicago (operator); Architect: Hub & Weber, Covington, Kentucky; Purchasing Company: Neil Locke & Associates, Chicago

BEST HOTEL UPSCALE

Michaelis Boyd Associates, London; The Principal Manchester, England
Clients: Starwood Capital Group, Greenwich, Connecticut (owner); Principal Hotel Company, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England (operator); Architect: 3DReid, London; Purchasing Company: Benjamin West, London

Simeone Deary Design Group, Chicago; Detroit Foundation Hotel
Client: Aparium Hotel Group, Chicago; Architect: McIntosh Poris Associates, Birmingham, Michigan; Purchasing Company: Slate Procurement, Chicago

BEST HOTEL LUXURY

Kobi Karp Architecture & Interior Design, Inc., Miami, Florida; Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP, New York; Joseph Dirand, Paris; Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida
Client: Fort Partners, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (owner); Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Toronto (operator); Architect: Kobi Karp Architecture & Interior Design, Inc., Miami, Florida

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

INC Architecture & Design, New York

The winners and finalists in the competition will be profiled in the December issue of Boutique Design magazine. For a full list of finalists and judges for the competition, click here.