As the celebrated host to visiting dignitaries and heads of state, the St. Regis Beijing undertook an ambitious renovation to reinforce its position as Beijing's premier accommodation for the 2008 Olympic Games.
Champalimaud was honored with the commission to renew the public spaces and create hybrid aesthetic of European and Chinese design elements. In addition to aesthetic improvements, Champalimaud responded to functional needs, including better use of the Garden Lounge and the gardens and the creation of an appealing day-through-evening dining experience.
Champalimaud met the challenge of world-class competition was entering the Beijing hotel marketplace with larger, newly constructed guestrooms and suites.
Master planning, design and construction phase services were managed and executed by Champalimaud's New York office, in collaboration with a local firm that provided construction documentation, on-site project oversight and interface with the local building authorities.