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Sarah Coleman puts a psychedelic twist on the brand’s logo at the Fendi Caffe

July 12, 2021 Jane Englefield 0
The Fendi Caffe

Artist Sarah Coleman has added a psychedelic twist to Fendi’s distinctive double-F logo for a pop-up cafe she designed for the brand in the Miami Design District. Stylised as the Fendi Caffe, the cafe designed for the Italian fashion house was located on the outdoor corridor of OTL restaurant in the heart of Miami’s Design

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Elon Musk submits bid to build beach tunnel transport system in Florida

July 8, 2021 India Block 0
Boring Company tunnel

Fort Lauderdale has voted to approve a proposal from Elon Musk’s tunnelling firm Boring Company to build an underground transit loop connecting the downtown part of the Florida city to its beachfront. Fort Lauderdale’s mayor Dean J Trantalis tweeted on 7 July that city officials had accepted the proposal from the Boring Company to undertake

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Report on collapsed Miami building warned of “abundant cracking” in its concrete

June 28, 2021 India Block 0

Engineers warned of “major structural damage” to the concrete of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Miami, which collapsed last week leaving 10 people dead and 150 missing. A 2018 report on the condition of the 136-unit residential building in the town of Surfside, Florida, noted that deterioration in the concrete would “expand exponentially” unless

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Weiss/Manfredi renovates and expands Florida’s storm-damaged Baker Museum

June 25, 2021 India Block 0

The Baker Museum in Naples, Florida, has been revamped by New York architecture firm Weiss/Manfredi following significant damage during Hurricane Irma. Part of South Florida’s Artis—Naples arts centre, the museum displays a collection of modern and contemporary art. It was badly damaged when it was flooded by the category three hurricane in 2017 and forced to

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Foster + Partners tops PGA Tour HQ with “generous overhanging roof”

June 24, 2021 James Parkes 0
The PGA Tour headquarters is surrounded by a lake

British studio Foster + Partners has completed an office building for the PGA Tour in Florida, which has been topped with an oversized roof. The headquarters for the PGA Tour was built near natural wetlands alongside the Ponte Vedra Sawgrass golf course, which hosts The Players Championship annually. The 187,000 square-foot (17,373 square metres) building for PGA Tour,

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Pharrell Williams’ Goodtime Hotel in Miami Beach channels a “reimagined art deco” aesthetic

April 26, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Pool of the Goodtime Hotel by Ken Fulk for Pharrell Williams and David Grutman

Pastel colours and wicker furniture clash playfully with the leopard print fabrics in this Miami hotel, created by American designer Ken Fulk for musician Pharrell Williams. The Goodtime Hotel, which was designed to reflect the famed art deco architecture of the local area, is a collaboration between Williams and entrepreneur David Grutman. While Fulk was

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OMA designs underwater sculpture park The ReefLine for Miami Beach

November 19, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
The Reefline by OMA

Architecture firm OMA is building a seven-mile-long, underwater sculpture park, which it says will bolster the shoreline of Miami Beach against the effects of climate change and include installations that can only be viewed while snorkeling. Initiated by Argentinian curator Ximena Caminos, The ReefLine is intended to respond to, and raise awareness of, the way

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MW Works uses dark wood and sandy walls for interiors of Ocean Drive apartment in Miami

November 8, 2020 India Block 0
Interiors of Ocean Drive apartment by MW Works in Miami, Florida

American studio MW Works has converted and refurbished a large beachside apartment on Ocean Drive in Miami, Florida, using tropical hardwood and sand-coloured plaster. The studio knocked together two units in a new high-rise building to create a home for a family of six relocating from Seattle. Materials were chosen to make the most of

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Virgil Abloh and AMO design flexible flagship Off-White store in Miami that “can host a runway show”

August 12, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Off-White Miami Design District Flagship by AMO and Virgil Abloh

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh and AMO director Samir Bantal have designed the Off-White flagship store in Miami Design District to be a fulfilment centre and a multipurpose events space. Abloh, who owns the brand Off-White, and Bantal, director of architecture firm OMA’s research arm AMO, designed the store to rethink how physical shops should operate amid the growing popularity of digital shopping.

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Stacked balconies wrap Antonio Citterio’s Arte tower in Miami Beach

June 1, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
Arte by Antonio Citterio

Italian architect Antonio Citterio has completed an apartment building with stone and glass balconies that overlook Miami Beach. Marking Citterio’s first project in the US, Arte is a 12-storey residential tower with 16 units located on a one-acre (0.4-hectare) plot in Miami Beach’s Surfside neighbourhood. Citterio, co-founder of Italian studio Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, worked

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