AB design studio, inc.

AB design studio, inc.

Santa Barbara, CA | Los Angeles, CA


Forma Hotel

The project was reimagined to help add additional parking to the property. The solution was to relocate the existing pool to the newly created roof level terrace above the remodeled lobby structure. In doing so, not only did they create ample parking space on the ground level, they also created a rooftop pool, lounge and dining terrace destination for both hotel guests and locals to enjoy. The hotel was converted from a hybrid standard / extended stay model to a fully standard stay boutique hotel. A full redesign of the facade, rooms, entry, lobby and restaurants modernized and refreshed the aging property, improving the opportunity for repositioning this old hotel.

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Status: Unbuilt
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US
Firm Role: Architect