Zaha Hadid’s interiors for One Thousand Museum tower in Miami revealed in new images

These new images reveal more details and show the interior designs for late architect Zaha Hadid‘s residential skyscraper currently under construction in Miami (+ slideshow).

Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum skyscraper is located in Downtown Miami

The One Thousand Museum skyscraper is located in the city’s Downtown district in front of Museum Park, close to Herzog & de Meuron’s Pérez Art Museum and Grimshaw’s yet-to-complete Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science.

The tower’s podium will house a lobby and restaurants, with car parking above

Currently built up to the 11th floor, the tower will eventually reach 62 storeys and measure 700 feet (210 metres) tall once completed in 2018.

Full-floor penthouses will occupy the top floors of the skyscraper

It features a structural “exoskeleton” that curves up the sides of the recessed glass facades, enabling floor plates to remain largely free of internal columns.

A duplex penthouse will encompass the 58th and 59th levels

Hadid, who died suddenly in March 2016 while in Miami, also created the interiors for the communal spaces of the building. Her signature angular walls and curved surfaces will feature throughout the reception and spa area.

The podium from levels one to seven will include a lobby, restaurants and event spaces at street levels, car parking above, and will be topped with a swimming pool deck at the back. This section will be surrounded by gill-like louvres between the sculptural structure to conceal the vehicles.

Hadid has designed a sculptural metallic wall for the Aquatic Center at the building’s very top

Levels 10 to 14 will comprise townhouse-style properties. Half-floor apartments will take up storeys 15 to 49, then full-level penthouses will occupy the next eight levels and a duplex penthouse will be located at floors 58 and 59.

The ground-floor lobby features Hadid’s signature angled walls and curved surfaces

Each of these residences will feature slightly different balcony spaces and framed views, created by changes in the external structural elements as they snake up the facades.

The interior design style continues through to the elevator lobby

“As the tower rises, the exoskeleton becomes the singular element tracing the unique shapes of oversized terraces that create multiple outdoor rooms for every residence,” said developers Gregg Covin and Louis Birdman.

Hadid has also designed the interiors for the building’s spa

The top of the skyscraper will offer a double-height Aquatic Center and Sky Lounge, complete with an infinity pool overlooking Miami harbour.

The apartments feature balconies that are slightly different sizes from level to level

For this space, Hadid designed a faceted metallic wall sculpture that will extend up to the ceiling on all four sides. The metal is intended to reflect the water in the swimming pool and form a “jewel-like” beacon beneath the helipad on the roof.

The building’s exoskeleton also alters views from different apartments as it curves up the facades

Although she was based in London, Hadid spent much of her time in Miami, which has recently seen a boom in major contemporary architecture projects. Her other project proposed for the area, a spiralling car park in nearby Miami Beach, was rejected by city officials just weeks after her death.

A pool and deck are located on top of the podium level

However, Miami developer Craig Robins urged the local community to push for the construction of Hadid’s parking garage during a speech at Maison&Objet America’s Designer of the Year award ceremony earlier this week.

One Thousand Museum also boats a helicopter pad on its roof

“[Zaha] has designed an incredible garage in Miami Beach, which is in question now,” said Robins. “But we should lobby to resurrect it. For Miami Beach not to have a Zaha Hadid garage would be sad.”

Located beside Miami’s museum park, the skyscraper is due to complete in 2018

Zaha Hadid Architects has vowed to carry on without its founder following her death. Since March 2016, the firm has completed a maritime terminal in Salerno, won a competition for a building at a technology park near Moscow, and unveiled designs for a new business district in Prague.

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