Tag: Gensler

  • Calling All Thrill Seekers

    Calling All Thrill Seekers

    Nope. No way. Not me. Forget it. This one is out of the question. Sure, I stepped out onto The Ledge at the Willis Tower. And ok, I tried out The Tilt at the Hancock Center. But this one is a no-go—at least for me. Let’s start with the location. Opening this year, the new OUE Skyspace…

  • A New Hotspot for A New Generation

    A New Hotspot for A New Generation

    Haute Living magazine dubbed it one of five new hotels that will change the Las Vegas strip–and the SLS Hotel & Casino is working to do just that. The SLS recently opened its doors and brings “a contemporary twist on the classic, ‘Old Vegas’ feel.” The former Rat Pack-era Sahara Hotel was renovated into an…

  • Hess Tower Earns Platinum with Help from High-Performance Glazing

    Designed by Gensler, Houston’s Hess Tower was the first LEED NC Platinum building in downtown Houston—and one of only a handful to reach that rating in the state. The 29-story, Class A office building, formerly Discovery Tower until Hess Corp. leased the entire 844,763 square feet, features a façade of glass and metal, which played…