RPS Design Group’s ambitious plans to create one of the UK’s first digital ‘e-hotels’ have been given the go-ahead. The architecture practice’s nine-storey Caxton Hotel in Preston will boast a host of industry-leading digital innovations, with rooms accessed via smartphone and ‘app-driven’ LED lighting, sound and mechanism control.
The state-of-the-art 63 bedroom hotel is one of a growing number of high-profile hotel and leisure projects that RPS Design is currently working to deliver. Seb Salisbury, architect and director of RPS Design Group, which is based in Winckley Square in Preston, said:
“Our state-of-the-art plans for one of the UK’s first dedicated e-hotels will help further establish Preston as a forward-thinking and ambitious city and we are delighted that the city’s planners feel the same. The designs we have created for this highly sustainable site will enhance the architectural quality of the city’s skyline. The designs we have created for this highly sustainable site will enhance the architectural quality of the city’s skyline. The overall architectural quality of the building was considered at each stage of the design process.”
“We’ve worked closely with our clients to create a truly innovative development harnessing cutting-edge digital technology and we are really excited by the opportunity and investment it will bring to our home city.”