The Lorien Hotel & Spa
The existing historic structure was completely re-pointed, new architectural windows were installed, along with a new standing seam copper roof. The interior 2nd floor was removed to create a vaulted ceiling for a Wine Bar Bistro, with a brick oven pizza oven known as Brabo Tasting Room. The project also included a new 6-story hotel and 2-level underground garage. The new building skin incorporates an existing historic facade that was saved and restored via a facadectomy.
Location: Alexandria, VA
Date Completed: 2009
Owner: DSF Advisors, Inc.
Architect: Baskervill Associates
Architect: SK&I Architectural Design Group