The AHEAD Americas 2017 awards is a contest that pursuits to recognise hotel and hospitality projects. The participants are from across the Americas and are evaluated and analysed by renewed hoteliers, architects, interior designer and commentators of the industry. The Americas edition is one of AHEAD’s eight regional award ceremonies and winners from Asia were announced earlier this year, while other divisions include the Middle East & Africa, and Europe. On this edition, only the projects that were completed between September 2015 and December 2016 were included and Design Contract will now present you the winners.
>> Faena Miami Beach
The big winner of the 2017’s edition was the Faena Miami Beach that has received two awards – the Americas Hotel of the Year and Best Resort hotel. With strong coloured contract furniture and vivid patterns, the judges said that this hotel is like a “fantastical playground”.
>> 11 Howard Hotel
Among these stunning design events, we can find the South Congress Hotel, in Austin. This three-storey brick and terracotta boutique hotel received prizes for the bar at the Coachman Hotel in California’s South Lake Tahoe and its visual identity for The Brentwood Hotel in New York.
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