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Naturally Captivating Amenities

By Casino Design Staff   Tue, Nov 18, 2021

Lifescapes International, Inc.

Naturally Captivating Amenities

Established in 1958 with corporate headquarters in Newport Beach, California, Lifescapes International, Inc. is an internationally renowned landscape architectural design firm. Having provided landscape design for more than 15 casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, as well as an additional 80 casinos and resorts across the United States, Asia and Europe, Lifescapes International continues to create successful, dynamic destinations around the world.
For more than five decades, Lifescapes International has been a significant design influence for gaming-related properties, including Native American, commercial and riverboat gaming properties, as well as destination resorts, mixed-use developments, retail centers and entertainment-driven projects.
Lifescapes International completed designs for one of the Las Vegas Strip’s newest casino resort additions with the opening of Encore Beach Club in 2019. Previously, the company designed the landscape environments for Encore as well as Wynn Las Vegas for Wynn Resorts.    
Currently, Lifescapes International is working on Wynn Palace on the Cotai Strip, the Pechanga expansion in California and the soon-to-open Golden Nugget casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Other opportunities are pending in New York and Massachusetts.
Lifescapes International’s senior principal leadership team consists of Chief Executive Officer/FASLA Don Brinkerhoff, President/Chief Financial Officer Julie Brinkerhoff-Jacobs, Executive Vice President/General Manager Daniel Trust, Executive Senior Principal/Director of Design-Horticulture Roger Voettiner and Executive Senior Principal/Director of Design Andrew Kreft. They all work in unison to create and manage the firm’s projects, with assistance from a team of highly qualified landscape architects, project designers and a strong administrative staff.
“The entertainment and resort operators, including astute executives within the gaming industry, have realized for many years that stand-alone gaming activities are simply not enough to keep customers fully engaged on their properties,” Brinkerhoff-Jacobs says. “We are now working on nightclubs, pool bars, beach clubs, retail and restaurant environments so our gaming clients have other captivating amenities for their customers to enjoy during their stay.”
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