The Peabody Orlando proved to be a unique challenge for the architects as they more than tripled the size of an already successful existing hotel. A specific color palette tailored exactly to the project’s needs was developed and incorporated throughout the entire hotel as a way to integrate the new 32-story addition with the existing property.

Color plays a significant role in any hospitality project and the Peabody Orlando was no exception. Knowing that both the interior and exterior palette can set the tone for how a person perceives a space, the designers constructed palette from the Vanceva® color system based on the desire to bring the building into a more pedestrian-friendly scale. Blue glazing was selected for the lobby to provide a measure of calm and relaxation to the arrival experience. Cooperating with the lush interior landscaping and natural wood and stone interior finishes, green hues became the vehicle to bring the outside environment into the 4-story pre-assembly convention space. The bright orange, red and blue color palette at the crown of the building expresses life, excitement and celebration. Used in moderation, these colors add a sense of whimsy to the Peabody Orlando hotel.

Company Information

Name: Kevin Anez

Company Name: Viracon, Inc.

Address:800   Park Drive


Country:United   States(US)

Phone:800 533 2080



Project Information

Project Category: Exterior

Name of Project: ThePeabodyOrlandoExpansionTower


Date Completed:09/01/2010

Architect(s)/Firm(s): SCA Design Group

Glass Laminator/Supplier: Viracon, Inc. Glazer: Enclos

Photographer Credit: Bob Braun