Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed Drew Las Vegas eyes 2022 opening

Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed Drew Las Vegas eyes 2022 opening.
Drew Las Vegas will be DS+R's first Las Vegas concept and among its first forays into the hospitality industry. Photo credit: Witkoff

Drew Las Vegas is slated to open in the second quarter of 2022, with Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) serving as design architect for the project.

The property will be the design firm's first Las Vegas concept and among its first forays into the hospitality industry.

The 67-story integrated resort and casino will see the debut of Marriott International's Edition brand in Las Vegas and will be the Strip's first JW Marriott hotel, as well as the premiere of its proprietary brand, The Reserve by Drew.

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When it opens in 2022, the resort will have 3,780 rooms and suites as well as more than 550,000 square feet of convention and meeting space, with multiple retail, spa, nightlife, pool and culinary experiences. Drew Las Vegas will tower over the northern end of the Las Vegas Strip, creating a seamless connection with the planned Las Vegas Convention Center expansion.

According to Charles Renfro, DS+R partner and lead designer of the Drew, the team's design approach was inspired by the multiple ecologies of Las Vegas itself, including the Mojave Desert, Las Vegas' early adoption of modern architecture, and the city's embrace of spectacle. The Drew eyes to weave these seemingly contradictory conditions into a new environment.

Founded in 1981, DS+R is a design studio based in New York and comprised of over 100 architects, designers, artists and researchers, led by Elizabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio, Charles Renfro and Benjamin Gilmartin.

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