January 19, 2016 | News

Great Glazing: Envoy Hotel

Uniting Boston’s rich history with its innovative present through glass, the Envoy Hotel commands views of both city and harbor. An expansive glass curtain wall façade dominates the exterior of the 136-room hotel. Building components are detailed in shiplap wood in homage to sailing vessels, and each guest room has floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city. Inside, the city’s history and cutting-edge design are also on display, as functionally decorative shower enclosures and bathroom walls, digitally printed with art maps of Boston, maximize light and create interest. Advanced digital technology allowed for 136 separate designs, one for each room.

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