"Urban Botanical Gardens"

The plant materials were all water-smart and selected from the native arid climate species from Las Vegas desert region. (image credit: Taewook Cha)

Family Pool with Beach Entry

Each pool creates distinctive environment that caters to different types of guests - families with children, conventioneers and power swimmers, romantic couples, or anyone who just seeks a quiet retreat from their daily routine. (image credit: Taewook Cha)

Spas in the Secluded Gardens

With the theme of "Urban botanical gardens", each pool and spa features unique and exotic species of palms, succulents and groundcovers. (image credit: Taewook Cha)

Main Promenade & Central Common

Aria is the signature hotel and casino at the CityCenter, MGM Mirage's latest multi-billion dollar casino/hotel/condominium resort complex in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. The centerpiece of the hotel is the 200,000 sf swimming pool deck with exotic gardens, luxury spa and four individually themed pools. (image credit: Taewook Cha)

CityCenter Aria Hotel/Casino_Las Vegas, NV

Project Lead: Taewook Cha (at Field Operations) / Project Team: Field Operations, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, HKS / Client: MGM Mirage Design Group (image credit: Taewook Cha)