Luis Zapiain, Arq.
Associate Principal, HKS Hospitality Group

“Great care and thought should go into the design of a hotel or resort since it often is the place for some of life’s most memorable experiences.”

About Luis

With experience in all phases of architecture, Luis approaches every project with an enthusiasm for its location, climate and culture. He leads and manages the dialogue with clients and operators about creating a unique guest experience and giving each project a true sense of place. He has completed projects in both North America and Central America, including Las Ventanas al Paraiso and Capella Pedregal in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Luis was born and raised in Mexico City, and grew up in the city’s international influence and culture of tourism, which has played a role in his deep understanding of the traveler’s desire to experience place fully and authentically.  

Professional Credentials
Registered Architect: Mexico

Bachelor of Architecture, Universidad Iberoamericana