Differentiating by Design

In conference center design, no detail is too small to consider. At the Aspen Meadows Resort in Aspen, CO (a Dolce property with more than 15,000 square feet of meeting space), the importance of facilitating the flow of a meeting is even reflected in the landscape architecture. “We have meandering streams and ponds that circulate throughout the facility, in and out of buildings,” says Robb Walker, director of sales and marketing for the property. “There’s an analogy to be drawn between the free flow of nature and the free flowing of ideas.”