Master Planning

Beachfront Destination Masterplan, Sultanate of Oman

The project site is a relatively flat stretch of beachfront facing the Sea of Oman in a highly anticipated multi-billion dollar, multi-phase development.  MASON Architects was asked to complete a Masterplan Validation & Refinement for the Waterfront / Residential component of the project, and provide design and schematic design for the residential / retail elements..

Carmel Valley Ranch, Carmel Valley, CA

MASON Architects was hired to study options for increasing the meeting space at the resort, add 25 guestrooms within the core hotel area, and relocate the loading and receiving function away from the porte cochere. Our study determined that adding meeting spaces within the main building would seriously impact the guest experience and was not..

58 Fore Street Waterfront, Portland, ME

MASON Architects was invited to consult on the development of this 10 acre property. The goal was for the property to realize its full potential as a revitalized waterfront neighborhood with a vibrant and diverse mix of uses that encourage year-round enjoyment and engagement by the Portland community. Enhancing public access to the waterfront, restoring..

The Ritz-Carlton Resort Masterplan, Paradise Valley, AZ

As a unique destination in a distinctive community, this 105 acre site includes over 60 acres of open space and dramatic views of Camelback Mountain and Mummy Mountain.  The site abuts Scottsdale Blvd and straddles the border of the Towns of Paradise Valley and Scottsdale Arizona. The centerpiece of the project is a new 200..

City Hotel Muscat Concept Masterplan, Oman

This 32 acre beachfront site on the Gulf of Oman featured an aging Intercontinental atrium hotel slated for demolition.  The site is located adjacent to the Sultan of Oman’s new performing arts complex, and the Ministry of the Interior.  The Ministry of Tourism wished to maximize the site’s enormous potential by re-developing it. The design..