Interpretations of Chinese courtyards begin with a large rectangular garden contained at the heart of the building. Meanwhile, a top-lit atrium is located on the eastern side of the plan and forms the centre point for four smaller indoor courts.
One of the city's major convention hotels, this Hyatt was designed in 1967 by famed Atlanta architect John Portman. A column in the center of the lobby atrium rises to the skylight above the 23 stories. Downtown Atlanta, Georgia.