Casino Design 2022, COMPANY PROFILES

All Hospitality, All the Time

By Casino Design Staff   Tue, Nov 24, 2022

Thalden Boyd Emery Architects


During the past 40 years, the Native American-owned firm of TBE Architects has become one the best-known casino hotel architects in America.
Empowered with the tagline “All Hospitality All The Time,” TBE Architects has a depth of experience like no other Native American-owned architecture firm. Its passion in architecture and design has led to working with more than 109 tribes and First Nations, designing more than 200 casino projects and more than 400 hotels.
TBE Architects’ portfolio includes work with some of the most recognized companies in the industry. Past clients have included Harrah’s, Hilton, Holiday Inns Worldwide, Hyatt, Marriott, Radisson, Trump, Churchill Downs and Delaware North Companies Inc., to name a few.
Hotel & Motel Management magazine ranks TBE Architects a “Top Design” firm in the hospitality industry in the United States. It is a company with extensive experience designing destination resorts, gaming floors, atriums, hotel rooms, entertainment venues, convention space, multi-use space, retail, restaurants and parking garages for Native American tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada.
The firm, with its highly experienced staff of professionals, combines the Native American background and design expertise of Chief Boyd, chief executive officer and principal, with the creative hotel and casino design expertise of Rich Emery, president and design principal, plus the management talents of Nick Schoenfeldt, vice president and principal.
Since 1971, TBE Architects has been designing resorts, hotels and casinos for the hospitality and gaming industries. The firm’s approach of creating “ordinary to extraordinary” is based on developing unique and exciting visions and bringing them to life.
The firm has built a reputation for delivering projects on time and on budget.
TBE Architects provides full architectural services including master planning, engineering and interior design. TBE Architects is an active associate member of the American Institute of Architects and an associate member of the National Indian Gaming Association.
For more information, visit or contact Linda J. Roe, vice president, business development at 602-321-6207.

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