Chinese Laundry - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect, Providence, RI

Locale: Rhode Island
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: New Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Architecture Design Firm - Providence, Rhode Island 每 New Construction/Renovation
Sensory: LDL Studio designed a three story restaurant and ultra lounge all within a space of less than 1,000 sf per floor. This design was achieved by adding a glass floor in between the first and the second floor, allowing patrons to see down into the dining room and lower level lounge. To enhance the voyeuristic design, LDL Studio used original photographs of an Asian model wrapped in laundry.
Function: LDL Studio renovated a 45 year old Chinese laundry building into a small Sushi bar/lounge. One of the signature features at this property is a custom built glass floor using a German manufacturer's structural glass system allowing for transparency and or opacity based on client's preference through an electronic control switch.
Details: 3,200 sf sushi bar / lounge with roughly 1,000 sf per floor
100 seating capacity 每 all glass addition on rear of historical building
project cost withheld at owners request

Finz - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect, Providence, RI

Locale: Massachusetts
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Architecture Design Firm - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: LDL Studio was asked to design a traditional New England seafood house with a more modern & trendy atmosphere to attract a wide demographic of patrons. Our design solution created a lively seating arrangement of smaller pods and much larger/traditional family style tables accommodating groups of any size allowing for a versatile and cost effective space.
Function: The Finz restaurant group hired LDL Studio to provide full architectural and interior design services for their second location. The Restaurant was designed to include a fresh seafood market providing seafood for sale, and off the menu take-out items. The main restaurant also included a 150 seat banquet facility and a casual lounge area for guests to enjoy live music.
Details: 14,000 sf restaurant with 5,000 function room
240 seating capacity with 150 banquet and 40 in bar/lounge
$1,500,000 project cost (US)

The Sporting House Tavern - Nightclub Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Las Vegas
Category: Nightclub Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Nightclub Architect Design Company - Providence, RI
Sensory: LDL Studio was asked to create a 24 hour a day/seven day a week tavern and grill that ※set the bar§ for sports themed venues, and provided a destination for patrons to enjoy and gather at any time, day or night. The design was highlighted by a ※Sports Wall§ in which LDL Studio created an audio visual experience of over 35 HD televisions including live feeds highlighting global sporting events.
Function: LDL Studio converted a former casual Italian restaurant into this sports themed tavern. Part of the design solution included offering entertainment such as pool tables, darts and video gaming that would not hinder the front or back of the house service.

Details: 8,000 sf restaurant
200 seating capacity with gaming and gambling functions throughout
$1,800,000 project cost (US)

Citron - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Restaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Rhode Island
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect Design Company - Providence, RI
Sensory: LDL Studio created a modern wine bistro where patrons can enjoy an open colorful bistro, and truly experience wine through all five senses. The design was influenced by vineyard tasting rooms throughout California and the Oregon wine region.
Function: This was LDL Studio's fifth project for Chow Fun Food Group. For Citron they had just one objective, design a restaurant that was able to pair every food item with a wine off of their extensive menu.
Details: 6,000 sf restaurant with 5,000 function room
160 seating capacity with 50 outdoor seats
Cost withheld at owners request.

The Riverfalls Entertainment Complex - Restaurant & Nightclub Architect Design by LDL Studio - Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Rhode Island
Category: Restaurant & Nightclub Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Commerical Nightclub Architect - Providence, RI
Sensory: LDL Studio created a design solution that incorporated a historical mill building's architecture juxtaposed with detailed glass, steel and textiles providing a concurrence between a modern entertainment complex and the historical building that they were occupying.
Function: LDL Studio renovated a historical textile mill into an entertainment complex with a formal restaurant, two lounges, and a large piano bar. LDL Studio has also designed several outdoor venues as part of a phase II project that will a-but the river's edge.
Details: 6,000 sf restaurant, 2,000 sf piano bar, 1,500 sf lounge, 1,000 sf patio lounge and a 1,500 sf commercial kitchen
380 seating capacity
$1,600,000 project cost (US)

Sally's Fish Camp - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Connecticut
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Restaurant Architect - Providence, RI
Sensory: LDL Studio created a seafood restaurant that recalls all the fun and excitement of your youth spent at a summer camp by designing a starry night ceiling, installing oversized fishing gear and as the main bar feature we placed a billboard sized custom photograph of a skinny dipper next to a fisherman as an ultimate fun fantasy.
Function: We converted a formal French restaurant into a fun, energetic atmosphere that encourages patrons to smile, laugh and have fun. LDL Studio worked with the owner to re-use as much of the core restaurant as possible, ultimately reducing construction time and cost.
Details: 6,000 sf restaurant with 5,000 function room
140 seating capacity with 40 in bar/lounge
$ 800,000 project cost (US)

Marriott Aqua Lounge - Hotel Design by LDL Studio - Commerical Hotel Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Rhode Island
Category: Lounge Design by LDL Studio
Venue: New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect - Providence, RI
Sensory: LDL Studio was asked to re-develop and design a lounge/patio bar in an underused pool area. Marriott hotel was seeking a way to re-energize their outdoor amenities, and pool area for use by guest and outside patrons. The solution uses rich natural materials, LED lighting, a new waterfall and fire pits that create a one of a kind atmosphere and destination venue within the hotel.
Function: The project created five distinct seating areas and two private zones that could be booked for special services. The use of waterfalls, fire pits and an outdoor bar create a unique venue that has been extremely successful for the hotel and has bookings up to 18 months in advance.
Details: 11,000 sf patio/deck lounge
180 seating capacity
$ 575,000 project cost (US)

The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel - Archtitecture Hotel Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: New Hampshire
Category: Hotel Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/Concept Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Hotel Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: We were asked to create guest rooms that mirror the history and longevity of the Grand Resort Hotel while providing guests with the amenities and features they expected from a premier resort.
Function: Working in conjunction with DNC North Hotel Management Group and TMS Architects, LDL Studio was responsible for creating a viable interior renovation scheme for all 400 hotel rooms within the Grand Hotel.
Details: 400 Guest rooms
Project cost withheld at owners request

Pyara Spa and Salon - Cambridge MA - Spa Design by LDL Studio - Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Massachusetts
Category: Spa Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior build-out by LDL Studio - Spa Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: The use of natural materials against a rich dark wood, created a sophisticated style that supported both Pyara and Aveda's objectives of designing a destination spa, offering a mood of quiet simplicity paired with honest elegance.
Function: The layout and design of the spa and salon was two-fold; first we created a space that fulfilled as many of the salon/spa needs as possible, while still maintaining layers between the public and private areas. Second, to reduce construction cost and impact on base building we introduced raised platforms and chase walls for other services and back of the house systems building within the demising walls.
Details: 6,300 sf salon and spa
8 treatment rooms/8 cutting stations
Project cost withheld at owners request

Pyara Spa and Salon - Burlington MA - Spa Design by LDL Studio - Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Massachusetts
Category: Spa Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior build-out by LDL Studio - Spa Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: Pyara's goal for the second location was to enlarge the elegance of the first store with color, texture, and an atmosphere that enticed the senses. We chose to do this by using various styles of screen walls to isolate specific programs from each other enhancing the zone specific to that procedure so the treatment and space creates an overall experience.
Function: The second location for this successful Spa/Salon enterprise was three times the square footage of the original location and includes a large open floor plan with a twenty foot column grid. In addition to the design, Pyara directed LDL Studio to fulfill all the qualifications of a LEED certified interior project.

Details: 11,800 sf spa and salon with 200 sf function room
11 treatment rooms / 14 cutting stations
Project cost withheld at owners request

Spa at West Glen - Spa Design by LDL Studio - Spa Architect, Providence, RI

Locale: Iowa
Category: Spa Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior build-out by LDL Studio - Architect Design Company - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: West Glen's design goal was to create a destination spa with a sizable retail area. The client's objectives were a sophisticated material palette and design solution that granted each client as much or as little privacy as they wished. A key example of this objective is seen in spa program elements like relaxation chair zones with iPods and wooden blind dividers for privacy when closed, or socializing when open.
Function: The main design feature was a centrally located reception area that enables two primary entrances from two separate building entrance plazas. The entrances were aligned so that all spa program rooms and service areas were far enough away from the reception area allowing for total comfort and security.

Details: 5,000 sf spa and salon with 100 sf function room
5 treatment rooms / 2 medical spa rooms / pedicure & manicure
$ 1,250,000 (US)

Gentle Essences Spa and Salon - Spa Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Georgia
Category: Spa Design by LDL Studio
Venue: New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect Design Firm - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: Gentle Essences had two objectives in mind when we designed the layout for their project. First was the control of natural light to reduce interior heat gain, and additionally they asked for the design to be a ※retreat from the ordinary§. The interior heat gain problem was solved by using a forty foot vegetated ※green screen§, external wood shutter system, and a clerestory window system in the main corridor to provided filtered natural light throughout the entire project reducing solar heat from exterior natural light. The second goal was achieved by creating several retreat zones throughout the building where clients could gather between services for informal or formal meditative periods prior to their next scheduled event.
Function: LDL Studio as the Architect of record constructed this building with eco-systems in place to combat extreme climate conditions and create a solution that reduces the building impact on the environment. We employed systems like: night cooling, green screens, and reuse of grey water. The project was designed for application/certification of an environmental friendly LEED rating.

Details: 6,800 sf building envelope 每 LEED 每 Silver rating (pending)
6 treatment rooms / 10 cutting stations
$ 1,500,000 (US)

Spa Moderne - Spa Design by LDL Studio - Spa Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (R)I

Locale: New York City
Category: Spa Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Build-out by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect Firm - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: Following a recent trend in the spa market, LDL Studio was hired to create a Spa/Salon program for male patrons. The goal of Spa Moderne was to provide a male service orientated spa allowing men to feel pampered without the social pressures of co-ed programming. The design was influenced by the historical private clubs that can be found in London, England.
Function: Create an atmosphere of a men's locker and grille room while introducing program elements like pedicures and manicures without impacting other patron's overall experience. The spa program included a wet bar, cigar storage facilities and laundry services.

Details: 10,000 sf overall (located on 25 floor)
6 treatment rooms/4 cutting stations/lounge /concierge amenities/card room/wet bar
Price withheld at owners request

Curry College - Student Center - Cafe Design by LDL Studio - Cafe Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Massachusetts
Category: Cafe Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Fit out /Commercial Kitchen by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect - Providence, RI
Sensory: Working with Sodexho, LDL Studio investigated the best solutions for campus food service today and for the buildings first life cycle which challenged us to create a venue that is successful, flexible and within their budgeted objectives. The design solution was highlighted by separation and distinct seating figurations, raised venues for increased sightlines and caf谷 style seating areas offering students choices between traditional seating, and other options (i.e. sports caf谷).
Function: LDL Studio worked with Sodexho campus services to provide food service / equipment design, architectural, and interior design scope as part of the Architectural and Engineering team under the Architect of Record CBT (Boston, MA). LDL Studio was responsible for interior fit-out of all dining services including formal dining rooms, student cafes, themed seating areas, the servery and the layout of the commercial kitchen.

Details: 18,800 sf under LDL Studio scope of service
500 seating capacity dining rooms and 500 seats themed venues
2,700 sf servery, 7000 sf commercial kitchen
$ 29,000,000 (US)

Hemingway's Restaurant Complex - Restaurant & Nightclub Design by LDL Studio - Restaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: New Jersey
Category: Restaurant & Nightclub Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation / New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: LDL Studio created a casual beachside atmosphere for patrons looking for a one stop entertainment complex that offers dancing, pool tables, and video games. In addition to the entertainment options we designed a pizza outlet, a place for sit down dining and various large island themed bars. The interior design solution was a gesture back to New Jersey boardwalk architecture, and a beach pavilion style of d谷cor.
Function: This is the 7th project LDL Studio has worked with Atria Inc. on. The project included the demolition of two adjacent buildings and then combining the two properties into one large entertainment complex or the flexibility to reduce its size down, creating smaller venues for off-season and mid-week events allowing for total cost control and restaurant management.
Details: 17,000 sf restaurant
200 seating capacity restaurant, 5,000 sf dance club
10 pool tables, 5 active bar areas
$3,800,000 (US)

Tavolino Restaurant - Gillette Stadium - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Restaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Patriot Place at Gillette Stadium, Massachusetts
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architectural Firm - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: LDL Studio created a modern/casual Italian bistro with the design being the union between landscape and building. We began with a 280-foot liner ribbon soffit with continuous 3D natural floral relief and LED lighting as the main feature over the bar and pizza bar representing nature while distinct molding, drapery, and a storefront opposite the ribbon delineate the building itself.
Function: LDL Studio worked with Tavolino/ Siena Restaurant Group, the Patriot/Kraft Family Organization and JK Scanlan Construction to introduce a signature restaurant into this modern lifestyle mall. The project included exterior construction, storefront design and custom millwork and lighting features establishing a strong brand for the restaurant.
Details: 7,800 sf restaurant
180 seating capacity with 30 outdoor seats
24 seat PDR / 200 sf ※To-Go§ Market area
$2,800,000 (US)

Tavolino Restaurant - Westborough - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Restaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Massachusetts
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: To continue with the language of both restaurants 每 LDL Studio introduced a strong continuous soffit feature throughout the restaurant sheathed with a woven wood material suggesting the image of tree bark juxtaposed to liner seating pods and millwork details within the dining space to create the nature versus building analogy used in the first restaurant.
Function: The second restaurant project for the Tavolino/ Siena restaurant group was located in the garden level of a recently completed building addition of a historical train station/ private office building. The interior limits of ceiling height and ※L§ shaped space were reversed for a design solution of a high-energy casual bistro, duplicating the success of Tavolino at Patriot Place.
Details: 5,200 sf restaurant
160 seating capacity with 30 outdoor seats
$1,800,000 (US)

The Gramercy - Hotel Design by LDL Studio - Hotel Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: New Jersey
Client: R3 Ventures Inc.
Scope: LDL Studio as Architect of Record has been hired to design a 60,000 sf catering facility located 40 min. south of Manhattan. The facility will have 3 large function rooms with pre-function spaces, a roof-top lounge, bridal suites, and catering support areas. The client has asked for a style similar to most five star chain properties, allowing for a formal design and multiple function venues.
Objective: LDL Studio is working Engineers, consultant firms and lighting designers to design a three story venue with public and private spaces, three kitchen facilities and a main barrel vaulted roof to highlight a signature function room with 18'-0§ barrel ceilings and spectacular lighting effects to create a star filled sky.
Details: 58,000 sf
3-function rooms/lounge/bar/commercial kitchen
Estimated completion date: August 2010
$15,300,000 (US) Construction Estimate

The Coral Hotel - Hotel Design by LDL Studio - Hotel Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Miami, Florida
Category: Hotel Design by LDL Studio
Client: R3 Ventures Inc.
Scope: LDL Studio as Architect of Record has been hired to renovate a 220,000 sf recently acquired hotel property for R3V. This is the third project with this client for LDL Studio Inc. LDL Studio is developing a new hotel brand that looks to international 5 star resorts for inspiration.
Objective: LDL Studio is currently in concept/schematic design and will be working with client and Engineering team to understand the potential for this property to enhance its amenities and bring a distinct value to the project.
Details: Schematic Design
260 rooms/Lobby & Public spaces/7,000 sf spa/two restaurants/pool lounge and club
Estimated completion date: 2011
Project budget is under review

Landmark Americana Tap & Grille - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Restaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Philadelphia, PA
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Client: Landmark Americana Restaurant Inc.
Scope: LDL Studio as Architect of Record has been hired to design a 6,800 sf restaurant within a recently completed Student Recreation Center at Drexel University on Market Street.
Objective: LDL Studio is working with Landmark to create a unique signature restaurant that is a first, in that the independent restaurant will work with Drexel to provide an independent food venue choice for students on meal plans and patrons from the surrounding community.
Details: 6,800 sf restaurant with 30 seat outdoor patio
Estimated completion date: Fall 2009
$2,000,000 (US) Construction Estimate

Foxwoods Employee 24 hour Cafeteria - Cafe Design by LDL Studio - Cafe Architect, Providence, Rhode Isladn (RI)

Locale: Foxwoods Resort, Connecticut
Category: Cafe Design by LDL Studio
Client: Foxwoods Resort and Casino - MPTN
Scope: LDL Studio as Architect of Record has been hired to renovate a 26,000 sf 24-hour operational cafeteria, servery, and renovation to a commercial kitchen for all of Foxwoods employees.
Objective: The project will include reorganizing the servery for faster more productive usage, improved digital menu programs and a series of venue style servery stations and seating areas, inclusive of a quiet room for employees who wish to have seating and food options during long work shifts. The project also includes a state of the art smoking room for employees who wish to smoke during their meal break.
Details: 26,000 sf project scope
12,000 sf dining room / 4,500 servery/5,200 commercial kitchen
Estimated completion date: on hold
Cost withheld at owner request

AQUA Pool & Entertainment Complex - Restaurant & Nightclub Design by LDL Studio - Nightclub Architect, Providence, Rhode Islan d(RI)

Locale: Seaside Heights, New Jersey
Category: Restaurant & Nightclub Design by LDL Studio
Client: R3 Ventures Inc. & Atria Inc. (Joint Venture)
Scope: LDL Studio as Architect of Record has been hired to design an 85,000 sf pool and entertainment complex on Boulevard Street in Seaside Heights within view of the historical boardwalk. The buildings will include several restaurants, bars, three large pools with public decks and changing facilities. The program also includes two ultra lounges, banquet spaces and 25 ※for hire§ pool cabanas.
Objective: The project will have several signature water features and waterfall amenities; including an overlook of a large open restaurant which will be used to support the entertainment complex facility as it moves from a daytime pool venue into a nighttime entertainment complex.
Details: 85,000 sf project scope
Estimated completion date: 2010
$11,300,000 (US) Construction Estimate

Providence Marriott - Hotel Design by LDL Studio - Hotel Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Rhode Island
Category: Hotel Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Marriott Great Room ® Conversion of Existing lobby by LDL Studio - Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: LDL Studio has been asked to conceptualize the existing lobby into the Great Room concept for the franchise renovation
Function: LDL Studio explored in their design the idea of creating a dynamic green house ceiling that would be lit with LED life lights that automatically change the mood and the environment thru ought the day, originally the existing bar was set off from the lobby in a small dining area, with the proposed renovation LDL Studio proposes a new lobby bar whereby guest can enjoy a lounge experience or pods of relaxed seating right in the middle of the grand space. The center chandeliers would be custom designs emulating the braziers of the popular art installation WaterFire Providence ®
Details: 4000 sqf,

Caelestis Spa - Spa Design by LDL Studio - Spa Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Miami FL
Category: Spa Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Full service Destination Spa and Organic Caf谷
Sensory: LDL Studio has been retained to design a destination Spa in on of Miami*s newest residential developments Coral Hotel and Residences.
Function: in an effort to give the residences and their guest a full sensory experience the Caelestis Spa has been designed as an oasis from the entrance promenade of half arc walls framed by reflecting pools, to a full service organic farm stand and juice bar caf谷, The Spa will redefine innovation and elegance. LDL Studio is proposing one of the first personal sensory treatment rooms, whereby light, aroma, music and temperature are fully interchangeable and personalized for each individual guest.
Details: 13000 sqf,
SPA -10 Treatment rooms, full service salon, manicure, pedicure, locker-rooms and relaxation lounges.
Retail Store 每 Full service retail and sundries store
Organic Caf谷 每 Full service 50 seat caf谷 and juice Bar

Simmer Restaurant (restaurant Category)

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Chiara Restaurant (restaurant Category)

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Tamboo Restaurant (restaurant Category)

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Chiara Restaurant (restaurant Category)

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Big fish Restaurant (archive Category)

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Providence Prime Restaurant (archive Category)

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Azul Restaurant (archive Category)

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Providence Oyster Bar Restaurant (archive Category)

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Camille's Restaurant (archive Category)

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Blue Sky Spa (spa Category)

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The Yard House Tavern - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Restaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Massachusetts / Connecticut / New York
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect - Providence, Rhode Island(multiple locations)
Sensory: LDL Studio was asked to design a traditional New England tavern incorporating a modern sports bar with HD / plasma large format televisions, pool tables, video games and larger rooms for more patrons and event coordination. Our design solution created feature bar elements and small snug seating areas juxtaposed against larger rooms with strong sightlines to complex AV systems, creating a tavern the meets modern event requirements with the ability for patrons to have a local tavern feel and intimate settings. Certain design elements where created to give the impression that the tavern was historical and evolved over time as a local popular venue, while meeting the needs to watch the big sports event.
Function: The Yard House restaurant group hired LDL Studio to provide full architectural and interior design services for an ongoing roll out program with active projects, opening 6 stores a year. The Tavern business plan encouraged project locations within a proximity to a local college or university, becoming the favored ※hang-out§ for the college students and community supporters.
Details: varies based on locale and existing property requirements
Seating capacity varies based on location
Unit cost range from $1.2 million (US) to $2 million dollars (US)

Iggy's Chowder House - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Restaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Rhode Island
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: LDL Studio was asked to design a new ground up building replacing this circa 1924 Iconic establishment on historical Oakland Beach in the heart of Rhode Island's shoreline. LD was directed by the Gravino Family (2nd generation owners) to create a destination restaurant reminiscent of the historical shore dining halls, clam shacks and chowder houses found along Rhode Island shore since the turn of the century. The design solution was to create a feeling of ※having always been there and better with age§ while providing the convenience and requirements of a modern day restaurant and commercial kitchen.
Function: Iggy's hired LDL Studio to provide full architectural and interior design services for their namesake location. The restaurant was designed to meet all modern day code requirements for building within 150 feet of the shoreline and create systems from flexible take-out windows, adaptive queuing lines and systemized pick windows to accommodate more then 1,500 customers a day in peak season.
Details: 4,000 sf restaurant with 1,000 commercial kitchen
60 seating capacity indoors, 80 outdoors
Project cost withheld at owners request.

Providence Oyster Bar - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Restaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: T.F. Green Airport, Rhode Island
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: LDL Studio was asked to create an edgy interpretation of its previously designed restaurant to work within the recently renovated airport context. The project was designed with long liner lines, glass on glass woven with stainless steel details and minimalist millwork of natural gray wood creating a 21-century oyster bar & food retail venue.
Function: HMS Host hired LDL Studio to recreate a second location for the successful Providence Oyster Bar restaurant from downtown Providence. LDL Studio working with The Airport, HMS Host, representatives from POB and several security and food service agencies to build a state of the art highly visible food venue that raised the design level for a large volume productive food retail venue within the active airport concourse.
Details: 4,800 sf restaurant with 800 commercial kitchen
90 seating capacity with 20 in bar/lounge
$1,750,000 project cost (US)

Harvard University Dining Services - Restaurant & Cafe Design by LDL Studio - Cafe Architect, Providence, RI

Locale: Massachusetts
Category: Restaurant & Cafe Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction various locations on campus by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: LDL Studio provides a unique opportunity for HUDS in that we are a fully licensed architectural firm that has capabilities and credentials to provide a range of full services for campus dining from layout of commercial kitchen including equipment specifications, life safety drawings and stamping construction drawings for filing with local health and building officials. LDL Studio also works closely with HUDS and Harvard to create signature spaces that work with the context and uniqueness of each department.
Function: LDL Studio Inc. has been working with Harvard Dining Services for the last four years creating caf谷 and dining programs throughout the campus for Harvard communities dining needs. LDL Studio has completed several at the Kennedy School of Government, Astrophysics building, Graduate school of Design, and a recently completed 60-seat caf谷 at the School of Education.
Details: Various locations on campus
Various capacities and program requirements
Various budgets

Kiosk (food retail category)

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King at Arms Pub - Restaurant & Nightclub Design by LDL Studio - Nightclub Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: Connecticut
Category: Restaurant & Nightclub Design by LDL Studio - Commercial Architect, Providence Rhode Island, (RI)
Client: S. Marshall Hospitality Group
Scope: LDL Studio as Architect of record has been hired to renovate / expand a 11,000 sf former restaurant. S Marshall Development Group, having worked with LDL Studio on over 16 entertainment venues including two nightclubs in New Haven CT has hired LDL Studio to develop a new brand concept for a Tavern venue to be located near the UCONN Campus. The project will include two separate bar areas and a wine cellar banquet room for private functions.
Objective: Create a classic British pub, inclusive of a sizeable memorabilia program that will cater to a large University population within a mile to this property. The King at Arms Pub is stylized after historical London city pubs with seating pods, full kitchen service and niche / alcove overlapping larger seating venue to create pockets and rooms that expand and contract as one circulates through the pub to find the desired seating area or services.
Details: 11,000 sf tavern with 1,500 function room
estimated completion date: 2010
$2,500,000 project cost (US)

Spicy's & Jimbo's Boardwalk Eateries - Restaurant Design by LDL Studio - Resaurant Architect, Providence, Rhode Island (RI)

Locale: New Jersey
Category: Restaurant Design by LDL Studio
Venue: Interior Renovation/New Construction by LDL Studio - Architect - Providence, Rhode Island
Sensory: Create themed food / entertainment venues along two Boardwalks on the New Jersey shoreline. These venues are themed for family entertainment with food menu concepts and interior decors being playful and slightly over the top for a wide range of customers and age groups. Fun and indestructibility combine for stylistic interpretations of a Mexican cantina and a Classic Americana Grille.
Function: LDL Studio Inc. has been working with R. Bennett inc. for the last 8 years creating themed food venues for the famous New Jersey Boardwalk in several seaside communities. These venues are built for extreme weather and customer abuse. LDL Studio as Architect of record works closely with coastal resources groups and extensive compliance regulations while maintaining short construction schedules and pre-establish budgets for short term ROI on all projects.
Details: 14,000 sf 每 Jimbo's and 12,000 sf for Spicy's
Various capacities and program requirements
Project cost withheld at owners request

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Firm Profile

LDL Studio Inc. is a fully licensed Architectural Firm located in Providence, Rhode Island, holding over 15 State Architectural Licenses, including active National Council Records (NCARB) for reciprocity in almost all 50 States. We specialize in Restaurants, Spas, Hotels and Hospitality projects, and we've completed over 300 successful Hospitality Design Projects since our founding.

Our philosophy centers on designing and planning spaces & buildings for people. We offer significant expertise and specialization in Hospitality Design throughout the United States and abroad. Our portfolio includes restaurants, spas, wellness centers, nightclubs, hotels, resorts, food service venues, kiosks and food retail programs. The projects we design and construct are places where people seek value, entertainment, relaxation, enjoyment and learning. We strive to design destinations that are unique and diverse, providing opportunities for people to enjoy the special experience of one-of-a-kind hospitality venues. Ultimately, our mission is to design a spaces that stimulate and support people through a collaboration of artisans, craftsmen and strong design solutions.

LDL Studio has changed significantly since its founding in 1995, with many milestones and successes occurring along the way. The leadership of Glenn and Gary Lepore, identical twin brothers, has created a culture of energy, inspiration and talent that has brought the firm five national awards and allowed for a design philosophy that continues to exceed client expectations. We recently relocated to a historical Fire House (circa 1862) in Providence, Rhode Island, enabling the firm to grow both its staff and its computer/output technologies, which in turn allows us to better serve our clients today and in the future. We're very proud to acknowledge our successful project base, with 83% of the projects initiated by repeat clients.

Today, LDL Studio is recognized as a architectural leader in the hospitality design market, and we've been very active with national companies in developing LEED and eco-friendly certified projects. In our approach to a new project, we strive to understand the unique needs of our client, while contributing to their successful business plan and ultimately creating a relationship that will maintain success far into the future. This endeavor has challenged us to significantly reduce each project's carbon footprint, thus greatly enhancing the project's market visibility and community value.

LDL Studio is constantly expanding our services in order to assist our clients with every aspect of a project, by which we hope to generate greater success and satisfied users of the work we create. Let us show you how!

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