Hotels and Resorts
To delight guests and inspire repeat visits, hotels and resorts must create memorable experiences. We help our hospitality clients identify the essence of each location, and design indoor and outdoor spaces with style and substance. Our projects have ranged from adaptive reuse of historic landmarks to new construction with a mid-century modern mood.
Our architecture, engineering, and interior design teams work closely with our clients to understand their requirements and objectives. We use our hospitality expertise to deliver a final product that reflects the client’s brand in every detail.
Chief Executive Officer
Jack Boarman has more than 40 years of experience in the design of government, higher-education, residential, and mixed use buildings. Since founding the firm in 1978, Jack has led the firm’s team-oriented design approach in the development of quality architecture across the country. He has expanded the design practice for planning, programming and design of urban redevelopment projects and historic renovations.
As a partner and leader in our Interiors Group, Kelly Naylor has a broad range of project experience including residential, government, corporate, and higher education. Her expertise extends from design reviews and team staffing to sustainability education and constructability reviews. Kelly’s passion for ecological and environmentally smart processes and her focus on project vision help provide to unique solutions and compelling, sustainable designs for each client.
As Partner and Lead Designer at BKV Group, Jonathan brings 19 years of national and international experience in housing, hospitality, and mixed-use projects. He cultivates value through developing close working relationships with colleagues, clients, contractors and consultants, providing a high level of personal involvement and investment in projects so they are successful and rewarding for everyone involved. Since helping launch BKV Group’s newest practice site in Dallas, Texas and Hanoi, Vietnam, Jonathan has leveraged the opportunity to design and strengthen the community with each project he touches, creating them to be unique and innovative, while nimbly adapting to the environmental, contextual, and sociopolitical nuances each site presents.
Senior Project Manager, Partner
Jack Barbaccia manages high-rise and mid-rise projects in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. He has more than 20 years of experience in multi-family and hospitality building typologies.
Liza Kapisak delivers design solutions that focus on aesthetic appearance while delivering functionality and efficiency. She has extensive experience in communicating with clients to develop programming and comprehensive concepts while exploring creative space planning solutions as well as finish and furnishing selections. She partners closely with architects, engineers, consultants and other professionals on all projects to ensure success.