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Hotel, waterpark and science centre all touted for major US$500m Nashville leisure development
POSTED 15 Feb 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans have been unveiled in Nashville, Tennessee, for a US$500m (€471m £401m) development set to feature an 829-bedroom hotel and a host of new attractions.

To be located in downtown Nashville, the World One Hotel would become the city’s largest, with architects Earl Swensson Associates (ESa) drawing up plans on behalf of the Big T Building Company (BTB).

According to BTB, a four-storey video wall would be wrapped around three sides of the building, which would contain the aforementioned hotel, a 2,500 seat 3D theatre, Science Rocks science centre and a rooftop waterpark.

The project is headed up by father and son Barry and Josh Disney – distant relatives of famous cartoonist Walt Disney.

Josh, who is chief business development officer for Big T Building, told The Tennessean that the group has held recently talks with major lodging brands, with the aim of developing the five-star hotel and the accompanying attractions.
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Hotel, waterpark and science centre all touted for major US$500m Nashville leisure development
POSTED 15 Feb 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans have been unveiled in Nashville, Tennessee, for a US$500m (€471m £401m) development set to feature an 829-bedroom hotel and a host of new attractions.

To be located in downtown Nashville, the World One Hotel would become the city’s largest, with architects Earl Swensson Associates (ESa) drawing up plans on behalf of the Big T Building Company (BTB).

According to BTB, a four-storey video wall would be wrapped around three sides of the building, which would contain the aforementioned hotel, a 2,500 seat 3D theatre, Science Rocks science centre and a rooftop waterpark.

The project is headed up by father and son Barry and Josh Disney – distant relatives of famous cartoonist Walt Disney.

Josh, who is chief business development officer for Big T Building, told The Tennessean that the group has held recently talks with major lodging brands, with the aim of developing the five-star hotel and the accompanying attractions.
RELATED STORIES
Music-themed Madame Tussauds coming to Nashville in 2017


Merlin Entertainments has announced plans for a music-themed Madame Tussauds waxworks attraction to open in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2017.
Wellness-focused Westin hotel to debut in Nashville


Westin will open a 454-bedroom hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, US in Q3 2016.
Nashville Zoo reveals addition to major expansion plans


Nashville Zoo in Tennessee, US, has announced plans for further expansion on the zoo’s existing US$130m (€96m, £75.9m) development, with new exhibits to be added in addition to the planned 40-acre African plains.
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Revealed: Opening date for Scotland's first design museum, created by Kengo Kuma
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018, it has been revealed.
Norwegian brewery partners with COBE to create Stavanger waterfront attraction
Danish architects COBE and Norwegian beer maker Lervig have unveiled plans for a major waterfront visitor centre and brewery in Stavanger, Norway.
Designs revealed for new aquatics centre on an artificial quay in Copenhagen’s harbour
Stunning designs have been revealed for Copenhagen's new Water Culture Centre, which will feature outdoor and indoor pools, waterfalls, harbour baths and sports facilities.
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Hotel, waterpark and science centre all touted for major US$500m Nashville leisure development
POSTED 15 Feb 2017 . BY Tom Anstey
Plans have been unveiled in Nashville, Tennessee, for a US$500m (€471m £401m) development set to feature an 829-bedroom hotel and a host of new attractions.

To be located in downtown Nashville, the World One Hotel would become the city’s largest, with architects Earl Swensson Associates (ESa) drawing up plans on behalf of the Big T Building Company (BTB).

According to BTB, a four-storey video wall would be wrapped around three sides of the building, which would contain the aforementioned hotel, a 2,500 seat 3D theatre, Science Rocks science centre and a rooftop waterpark.

The project is headed up by father and son Barry and Josh Disney – distant relatives of famous cartoonist Walt Disney.

Josh, who is chief business development officer for Big T Building, told The Tennessean that the group has held recently talks with major lodging brands, with the aim of developing the five-star hotel and the accompanying attractions.
RELATED STORIES
Music-themed Madame Tussauds coming to Nashville in 2017


Merlin Entertainments has announced plans for a music-themed Madame Tussauds waxworks attraction to open in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2017.
Wellness-focused Westin hotel to debut in Nashville


Westin will open a 454-bedroom hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, US in Q3 2016.
Nashville Zoo reveals addition to major expansion plans


Nashville Zoo in Tennessee, US, has announced plans for further expansion on the zoo’s existing US$130m (€96m, £75.9m) development, with new exhibits to be added in addition to the planned 40-acre African plains.
 


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