Casino Design 2008 Issue, COMPANY PROFILES

BLT Architects

By Casino Design Staff   Wed, Apr 28, 2010

Meaningful Expression


BLT Architects has a legacy of distinction in design, planning and project services that spans nearly half a century.

Michael Prifti, Eric Rahe, Michael Ytterberg and their fellow principals lead the 130-person architectural and interior design company, ranked as one of the Top 500 Design Firms in a recent issue of Engineering News Record.

The firm specializes in resort/hospitality, multi-family residential, higher education and corporate projects. BLT has earned industry acclaim for its commitment to design, project delivery, cost awareness and team management.

The hallmark of BLT's service is a collaborative approach with clients, working to achieve and exceed their project and strategic goals through dynamic and meaningful architectural expression. Each project team is custom tailored to a client's specific program, schedule and budget to ensure astounding success.

BLT has a wealth of experience designing large-scale hospitality and resort projects, and possesses exceptional abilities in managing and coordinating these complex, time-sensitive projects. The firm has contributed to the design and development of several successful destination casino resorts including the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, its subsequent 350,000-square-foot expansion and the Water Club at Borgata.

Currently, BLT is the executive architect and architect of record for Revel Entertainment's beachfront casino entertainment resort in Atlantic City. The firm's affiliate, BLT Architects NV LLC, is providing overall master planning and architectural design for Boyd Gaming's Echelon, the resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

BLT's hospitality design experience includes architectural and interior design of guest rooms, food service, retail, conference and fitness centers. Projects range from boutique hotels, extended stay and suites-type operations to full-service business and convention hotels.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, the firm has offices in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. For more information, visit

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