Herzog & de Meuron completes Jade Signature skyscraper in Miami

Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has completed a residential tower north of Miami Beach, featuring terraces formed by extended concrete floor slabs. Set to open officially on 16 March 2018, the Jade Signature development is located beside the beach in the Sunny Isles district and includes 192 condominiums. The 57-storey concrete tower, which tapers

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Isozaki “was the first well-known architect to work in Miami Beach” says protégé David Gauld

Arata Izosaki’s Bass Museum project paved the way for future starchitects to work in Miami Beach, says the Japanese architect’s contemporary David Gauld, who also credited the Art Basel fair with transforming the city’s attitudes towards culture and architecture. New York-based architect Gauld said that Isozaki’s extension to the art museum in 2001 sparked a

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Arata Isozaki and David Gauld complete renovation of Miami Beach art museum The Bass

The Bass museum of contemporary art is reopening in Miami Beach, following a renovation that saw architects David Gauld and Arata Isozaki amend an extension they designed for the building 16 years ago. Closed for two years while work took place, The Bass will open to the public on 29 October 2017. Its interior spaces have

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Interiors of Jean Nouvel’s Monad Terrace in Miami revealed as construction begins

French architect Jean Nouvel’s residential development in Miami Beach, designed to combat rising sea levels, has secured significant funding and is now underway. The 14-storey Monad Terrace project has begun construction in South Beach since gaining $62.5 million (£47.4 million) worth of funding, according to developer JDS. Work has reportedly commenced on its structural podium,

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Miami Beach residence by SAOTA takes indoor-outdoor living to the extreme

South African firm SAOTA has built its first project in Miami Beach: an expansive, waterfront home that boasts a basketball court and a waterslide. Called Pine Tree House, the family residence is located in the historic Collins Waterfront district. It occupies a long, linear site that stretches between a busy road and an active canal. Composed

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Studio MK27 completes Miami Beach house with its own private lagoon

Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan of Studio MK27 has completed a luxurious Miami Beach residence, featuring a private lagoon where residents can swim with fish, and a bridge walkway that snakes over the top. Measuring 10 feet long (30 metres) and 30 feet wide (nine metres), the manmade lagoon is organically filtered and surrounded by vegetation to provide an “authentically manicured” natural environment for

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Antonio Citterio unveils design for glass Arte tower on Florida beach

Italian designer Antonio Citterio has been tapped to conceive a luxury residential building in Miami Beach, marking his first architectural project in America and the latest in a string of residential developments in the area. Called Arte by Antonio Citterio, the 12-storey apartment building is slated to rise on a vacant, one-acre (0.4-hectare) parcel in Surfside, an

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Jean Nouvel elevates Miami Beach residences to avoid rising sea levels

French architect Jean Nouvel’s first residential project in Florida is raised over 11 feet above sea level to address the growing risk of flooding in Miami Beach. Monad Terrace will be located in the city’s South Beach area, which is home to a swathe of Art Deco buildings that have been revamped over the past

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Miami architecture finally addresses “visible and tangible impacts of sea-level rise”

Architects and developers working in Miami are belatedly responding to climate change, amid a growing sense of alarm over how rising sea levels are affecting the city. Design Miami chief creative officer Rodman Primack told Dezeen that climate change is “actually happening” in Miami while Vanity Fair’s architecture critic Paul Goldberger said rising sea levels

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