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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino | East Pool

Hollywood, FL

Harsh climates call for tough materials. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel’s iconic guitar-shaped hotel isn’t the only part of the project that was larger than life. The pool area includes a 2-story food service area in the shape of a boat, complete with a floating walkway. Using plate panels, the grain is offset – moving in the opposite direction around the fascia – giving it the woodlike appearance one might see on a real ship, but with a material that is more friendly to the humidity of the pool and Florida itself.

Architect: Klai Juba Wald Architects

Finish: Seminole Koa

Material: 3mm

Industry: Hospitality

Photographer: Miami In Focus, Inc. – Peter Leifer, Cheryl Stieffel