Full Name
Rory Heggie
Job Title
Principal / Owner
Studio H Architects
Speaker Bio
Rory’s 15+ year career in the realm of hospitality design covers every facet of the field. His educational background seamlessly marries hospitality and architecture, holding an undergraduate degree from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and a Masters of Architecture from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Rory began his career in Miami, contributing to Caribbean and global hotel projects. Post-master’s, he dedicated time to enhancing hospitality spaces in Las Vegas, leaving his mark on diverse projects from the transformation of The Imperial Palace into the Quad to smaller projects like Guy Fieri’s Kitchen & Bar, the Palazzo Chairman Suites, and La Rozzina Bar.
Relocating to Boise, Idaho, Rory pursued a lifestyle conducive to his family’s well-being and goals. Despite the shift to smaller-scale projects, his commitment to design remained. In Boise, his portfolio expanded to encompass new ground up hotels and renovations, and the creation of ground-up restaurants like Crave Kitchen & Bar, alongside the development of a 17,000-square-foot Food Hall known as The Warehouse. Rory’s expertise in design merges with his operational knowledge, resulting in practical, and experientially rich spaces that resonate with a captivating blend of functionality and aesthetic allure.
Rory Heggie