Accommodating oil country's booming industry

Inspired by Alberta's north

Fort McMurray Airport Courtyard Marriott Hotel

With a lack of adequate accommodation, Fort McMurray needed a place that would provide travelers and professionals with respite. To align with the community’s growing infrastructure Kasian worked closely with Shelter Properties to deliver a representative and respective design that was inspired by the regions local resources: oil, wood, water and ice.

Using a simple design to express the harsh beauty of the north, this Airport Courtyard Marriott Hotel is another addition to Fort McMurray’s growing community. The hotel that is connected directly to the airport features 210 rooms and provides lodgers with a full service kitchen, dining room, lounge, business centre, conference area, amenities facility, parkade and staff lodging.


  • Client Shelter Canadian Properties Limited
  • Location Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
  • Size 367,000 ft2
  • Construction Value $65 M
  • Completed 2017