2021

Hotel Magdalena
by Lake Flato Architects

Photo by Nick Simonite

Located in the heart of Austin's South Congress neighbourhood, Hotel Magdalena is the first mass timber boutique hotel in North America.

The mass timber wood structure honors the history of the site including the former 1950s Austin Terrace Motel – previously constructed of exposed heavy timber beams and columns in the mid-century modern aesthetic.

The design team referenced this history and material aesthetic to create a carefully crafted environment. Hotel Magdalena's warm, inviting structures provide an oasis for guests to enjoy within one of Austin’s most beloved neighborhoods.


This project has been longlisted in the hospitality building category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Architect: Lake Flato Architects
Project: Hotel Magdalena

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  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Longboard
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