BOKA Powell Wins Design Awards for New Omni Dallas Hotel

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Dallas-based firm served as Architect of Record for 1,001-room hotel

The $346 million Omni Dallas Hotel was one of the nation’s largest hospitality projects to open last year.

“We were privileged to serve as Architect of Record for a project of this magnitude, which was a multi-year process working with many construction, building and design partners,” said Don Powell, principal of BOKA Powell.

Dallas-based architecture firm BOKA Powell is earning accolades for its role as Architect of Record for the $346 million Omni Dallas Hotel, one of the nation’s largest hospitality projects to open last year with 1,001 rooms.

The hotel features 67 suites, 110,000 square feet of ballroom and meeting space, three specialty restaurants and is expected to achieve LEED Gold Certification, pending final commissioning by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Specific design and construction awards include:

  •     Omni Dallas won the “Readers Choice” Award for favorite design by Lodging Hospitality magazine, which will be featuring the hotel in next month’s issue.
  •     The Omni Dallas project team won three Texo 2012 Distinguished Awards for exceptional building and design, including top prizes in the design/build and electrical categories, and the Vision Award for utilizing the most sub consultants on a project that were Texo members.
  •     The North Texas Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) named Omni Dallas as 2011’s Outstanding Project over $100 million and recognized it in the Outstanding Project Team category.

“We were privileged to serve as Architect of Record for a project of this magnitude, which was a multi-year process working with many construction, building and design partners,” said Don Powell, principal of BOKA Powell. “Omni Dallas features the best of Dallas, and we’re pleased the project is garnering recognition regionally and nationally.”

Click here for images of the Omni Dallas Hotel: http://www.bokapowell.com/#/hospitality/1/
About BOKA Powell
BOKA Powell is a nationally recognized architectural design, planning and interior design firm, with office locations in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin, TX. BOKA Powell’s areas of focus include hospitality, commercial office, health care, higher education, multi-family and mixed use planning and design. The firm recently completed the shell building and interior design for the Hotel Lumen in Dallas, and served as the architect of record for the new W Austin Hotel and Residences in Austin.

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