Miami is known for its iconic art deco district, decorated boxes with no great relationship and exchange between inside and outside. What makes Miami so extraordinary is its amazing climate, lush vegetation and cultural diversity. Sounds like the perfect picture! You’re thinking that it cannot get any better that this, well guess what? These assets are now being fully exploited and translated into architecture. Miami is now known as well for all its starchitects building!
Grove at the Bay | 2669 S Bayshore Dr, Coconut Grove Fl 33133
Construction of Bjarke Ingel: Danish Architect Head of the Bjarke Ingel’s Group (BIG).His trademarks include sloped lines and designs that are shaped to their surroundings. Which explains The two twisting towers of Grove at Grand Bay. Yes you read that right! The two towers twist at 38 degree angle creating a dancing silhouette along the miami Skyline and therefore maximizing view of the waterfront.
Faena District | 3201 Collins Ave, Miami Beach
This Unit District concept has resulted in an architectural complex composed of Faena House, a 24-story building with 47 ocean view luxury residences, designed by Foster; Faena Saxony Hotel, a redevelopment of the iconic Saxony hotel by a distinguished creative team that includes filmmakers Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin; Faena Arts Center, Faena Bazaar and Artists-in-Residence Center; and Faena Park, designed by Rem Koolhaas and the architectural firm OMA; Faena Marina, located along Indian Creek; and Faena Gardens, created by the distinguished landscape architect Raymond Jungles.
One Ocean | 1 Collins Ave, Miami Beach Fl 33131
Curvaceous design by starchitect Enrique Norten. Architecturally stunning, sensuous and luminous, One Ocean, located on the tip of South Beach, rises along Miami’s Coast like an exotic temptress. Each of the forty six residences and four Ocean Villas reveal sinuous glass curves and strikingly seductive interiors. Poised amidst South Beach’s cultural core streets lined with contemporary eateries, art galleries and chic boutiques.One Ocean will be the luxury playground of jet set business travelers, fashionistas and culture seekers alike with a major breezeway bisecting the property, lush gardens by Enzo Enea, an elevated pool deck, underground parking, wonderfully large units, a public park at the northwest corner and, although it isn’t actually on the ocean, lots of ocean views.
321 Ocean | 321 Ocean Dr Miami Beach FL 33139
Design by Enrique Norten. 321 Ocean is an exclusive collection of 21 luxury residences in the heart of Miami Beach’s most desirable neighborhood, South of Fifth. Each home is a unique creation in an intimate and breathtaking setting
Collins Park Garage | 303 23rd ST Miami Beach Fl 33139
This is a design by London based starchitect Zaha Hadid. It is well known that Miami Beach suffers from a lack of parking in areas that receive the most visitors. It is also a real bummer for its residents at times. The city decided to improve infrastructure and resident mobility by providing additional parking both strategically and creatively.
Jade Signature | 16901 Collins Ave North Miami Beach Fl 33160
The upcoming Jade Signature is designed by starchitects Herzog & de Meuron, the firm that did the famous 1111 parking garage and the Perez Art Museum Miami.
Intended to feel like a resort that’s designed to bring the outside in, the 57-story building has the amenities you’d expect (bar and grill, lap pool, gym) and more in an overwhelming roll call. A few highlights such as: A library. Reading lounge. Turkish bath. Manicure/pedicure spa. In the name of wellness, the best amenity is their cold press juice bar. There’s also a water therapy terrace.And let’s not forget, the botanical journey, cultivated by renowned landscape architect with the perfect name: Raymond Jungles. No thoughtful detail is forgotten: for the observant Jews, there’s a Shabbat elevator for automatic transport.
Design 41 | 130 NE 41st ST Miami FL 33137
By Enrique Norten. Adds a little height to the low-scale design district.When completed, it will have ground floor retail, a few levels of parking, a few more levels of offices, and a rooftop restaurant.
One Thousand Museum | 1000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami FL 33132
One thousand museum is an ultra luxury pre-construction condo development with priced ranging from $5.5m, for half floor residences to $49mm for a palatial two-story penthouse for the entire 58th and 59th floor, spanning over 15,000 interior square feet. It will include a private indoor pool as well.
One thousand Museum will be one of the most spectacular residential developments in the world. Internationally acclaimed architect Zaha Hadid has been commissioned to design the 62-story architectural masterpiece. It will have just 83 museum quality residences (4 duplex townhouses, 70 half-floor units, 8 full-floor penthouses and 1 double-story full floor penthouse. It will be the first residential development in South Florida to have its own rooftop helipad. Immediately below the rooftop helipad is a double-height aquatic center, featuring an infinity edge pool flush against the building’s exterior glass window wall. It will have its own security vault, each residences will come with 3 or 4 parking spaces. Completion is estimated for 2017.
National Youngarts Foundation Camp | 2100 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Fl 33137
Frank Gehry turned the Bacardi Complex into an Arts Campus designing a master plan to convert the 3.5-acre former corporate campus into a multidisciplinary arts complex that will include year-round cultural programming. He creates a park and replace an existing office building which is not landmarked with a new performing arts center of his design. Under the new plans the tower will contain an existing entry-level art gallery, along with new administrative offices and housing for artists in residence.
Perez Art Museum Miami | 1075 Biscayne Blvd, Miami FL 33132
Firm Herzog & de Meuron. An exceptional location with generous views to the outside. The expression of the building comes from the canopy, the platform, the columns, the vegetation: in other words, the Veranda occupying the entire site. The museum’s interior volume nests within it, suspended amid the structural framework, each floor assuming the shape it needs
Frost Museum of Science | 3280 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL
Designed by Grimshaw, the Frost Museum of Science will have a planetarium in a ball just like at the Natural History Museum in New York. However, unlike the Natural History Museum, it’ll also have a ballroom under a glass bottomed shark tank.
Surf Club | 911 Collins Avenue, Miami FL
Richard Meier. This is Meier’s first project in the Miami area. The Surf Club Boast 965 feet of Atlantic ocean front on a 9-acre site that will incorporate the hotel. Two residential towers, a private membership club, two restaurants, four swimming pools, a spa and fitness center, more than 4o beach cabanas and an expansive park and oceanside gardens. Home and Penthouses ranging fro 1400 to almost 800 SqFt with extraordinary views from the Atlantic to Downtown Miami.
Park Grove | 2701 S Bayshore Dr, Miami FL 33133
Rem Koolhaas. Beginning at $1,700 a square foot, Tower 1 at Park Grove is the most expensive condo building in Coconut Grove, and may be the most expensive building in the City of Miami,The tower’s lowest priced unit, on the fourth floor, will be $4.2 million