Client: 5433 Westheimer LP
Architect: Fruchtman Associates
Size: 209,000 SF
Aloft Hotel is an urban-influenced facility featuring 9-foot loft-like ceilings, oversized windows, and stylish bathrooms with walk-in showers. Features cater to the technology minded with wireless Internet access and connectivity solutions for personal digital assistants, cellphones, mp3 players, and laptops linked to flat panel HDTVs.
The hotel sits atop a 5-story, 143,324 car parking structure. The first floor of the parking structure is shared with the main hotel lobby area, back-of-house services, pool, bar, and exercise areas. The entire parking and hotel structure is cast-in-place post tension concrete with an exterior skin of aluminum composite panels, wood panels, EIFS, and glass curtain wall.