TM14 - Sustainable Hospitality

Monday, November 12 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM | Tour Meet Desk « Back

Abstract Text:

The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel and Hampton Inn Downtown Chicago are adaptive reuse projects that are a model of integrating state-of-the-art sustainable technologies within the context of a historic preservation project. The new McDonald’s Chicago Flagship Restaurant demonstrates McDonald’s corporate commitment to “make sustainability the new normal”.

Learning Objectives:

Explore the opportunities and challenges of historic adaptive reuse projects.

Explain methods of restoring historic materials, including wood, plaster and mosaic tile.

Identify how renovations utilizing state-of-the-art preservation techniques can restore an old structure to its original grandeur, and modernized to meet contemporary standards.

Discuss how to integrate both tested and experimental methods of sustainability in high-traffic buildings.

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Event Type: Tour > Session