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Adjaye Associates completes rose-hued cultural hub in Florida

January 4, 2022 James Parkes 0
Image of the three structures at Winter Park Library & Events Center

British architecture firm Adjaye Associates has designed a collection of pigmented-concrete pavilions in Winter Park, Florida, to house a library and an events centre. Located on the northwestern corner of the 23-acre (9.3 hectares) Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Florida, the Winter Park Library and Events Center comprises three pavilions and was described as

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Seibert Architects designs Florida home for indoor-outdoor living

December 31, 2021 James Brillon 0
The Schechter House

A glazed courtyard occupies the centre of this Florida residence by Seibert Architects, bringing light to the interiors and organising the circulation around the building. Completed earlier this year, the Schechter Residence is a low-slung home that offers its owners a beach-focused lifestyle in Sarasota, Florida. Located just a few metres above from the shore,

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Esrawe Studio and Superflex create stripy ceramic facade for Grupo Arca showroom in Miami

November 24, 2021 Natasha Levy 0
Grupo Arca showroom in Miami features stripy tiled facade

Multicolour tiles form graphic stripes across the exterior of this showroom in Miami, which Esrawe Studio has designed in collaboration with art collective Superflex. The showroom belongs to natural stone company Grupo Arca and is located in Wynwood, a former industrial district of Miami where scores of converted warehouses are now covered with vivid murals by some

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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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