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Marriott Residence Inns

A long-term relationship with our client gave us the opportunity to create three incredible new travel destinations in Silicon Valley

  • 3

    Hotels

  • Silicon Valley, California

    Silicon Valley, California

Finding three innovative ways to create a home away from home

Travel is challenging, so you want a hotel that feels like home. This was our mission as we worked with a private developer to create an amazing guest experience at three Silicon Valley locations.

The first property, an existing Residence Inn in Los Altos, was an in-depth renovation and modernization, which had to be done sensitively as the hotel remained operational. Our design is a modern take on California Living, drawing from the state’s natural beauty

At the next project, in Menlo Park, we converted an assisted living retirement home into a destination for modern business travelers with open, flexible work spaces, a warm color palette and lots of natural light. We used the lessons learned in Los Altos to apply the California Living style just as strategically and twice as efficiently, creating a contemporary space that reflects the surrounding tech community.

At the final space, a new hotel in downtown Cupertino, we’ve drawn upon the lessons from the other projects to deliver a space–even more efficiently–that anticipates guests’ needs–and makes checking in feel as natural as coming home.

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Meet Our Team

Lynn Befu, Principal

By merging the diverse needs of client advocates and design disciplines, we aim to achieve elegant and simple solutions that satisfy as many goals as possible.

Heidi Dunn, Associate

My passion for design is born from my affection for color, and how color can transform the way you feel.
  • Lynn Befu

    Principal

  • Heidi Dunn

    Associate

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