Plans for the new hotel call for the existing 64-year-old building to be razed and replaced with a pair of towers, rising nine and 10 floors, respectively.

Ocean Properties files site plan by NBWW for Lido beachfront hotel | Sarasota | Your Observer

The company’s plan would add 128 new rooms to the existing 176-room beachfront hotel. by: Observer Staff Ocean Properties Hotels Resorts & Affiliates has filed more detailed plans with Sarasota officials to revamp and expand its Sandcastle Hotel on Lido Key Beach. T...
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Adobe Research creates digital version of artist’s paint palette

Emma Tucker Researchers at software brand Adobe have developed a prototype tool that allows users to mix colours on screen as if they were working in real paint. The tool is based on research into the ways artists work in traditional media – and the shortcomings they experience...
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Henry Dreyfuss Associates’ Humanscale design manuals to be reissued

Emma Tucker A Kickstarter campaign is raising money to rerelease a set of influential manuals that offer precise guides to designing for human comfort. The Humanscale books – originals of which are now out of print and highly sought after – were first published in 1974, with...
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LEGO® model of the Museum of Science and Industry by Adam Reed Tucker. (Courtesy: J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago)

‘Brick by Brick’ at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago | BLOUIN ARTINFO

“Brick by Brick”, an exhibition of works by LEGO® Certified Professional Adam Reed Tucker, is on view at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. The exhibition features a collection of more than a dozen giant LEGO®-built structures of engineering feats, including a 60-foot-long...
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Developers: Lincoln Property and Brightline Architect of Record: NBWW Design Architect: SOM

816-Unit Parkline MiamiCentral Will Have A Robotic Parking Garage

Parkline MiamiCentral is being built with a robotic parking garage that makes use of car elevators, accessible only by valet, according to the architect. (from NBWW) The projects includes 816 rental apartment units in twin towers, with 30 and 33 floors above the MiamiCentral...
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Hyperloop One

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop bullet train may come to East Coast – South Florida Business Journal

Veronica Brezina   It looks like a futuristic high-speed tube train is gaining steam, according to SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk’s Twitter account where he wrote: “Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop....
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The Seasteading Institute’s floating cities are designed for unregulated innovation

Calum Lindsay A plan to build self-sufficient floating cities outside of national borders features in the latest movie from our Dezeen x MINI Living video series. The Seasteading Institute is a non-profit organisation founded by political economic theorist Patri Friedman and...
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A screenshot from a drone video above Grove at Grand Bay via Azeez Bakare

Drone video showcases the new Grove at Grand Bay in Coconut Grove – Curbed Miami

Fly through Coconut Grove by Josh Baumgard Completed last summer, Grove at Grand Bay has altered the skyline in Coconut Grove for the better with its unique twisting 20-story towers along South Bayshore Drive. The Bjarke Ingels Group-designed buildings were the first residential...
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Tall Timber Construction Code is Still Thinking Small | Architect Magazine

With improved fire safety and proven superior energy performance, tall timber is growing in popularity, but can construction codes keep up? By Ian Spula Mass timber has been on the move in Europe and Canada for some time, where the intersection of energy savings and renewable...
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Developers: Lincoln Property and Brightline Architect of Record: NBWW Design Architect: SOM

See gorgeous renderings of the ParkLine towers at MiamiCentral here…

Developer: Lincoln Property Company & Brightline Architect of Record: NBWW Design Architect: SOM Developed by Lincoln Property Company & Brightline, ParkLine (Overbuild OB2 and OB3) are two residential high rise buildings designed to be atop of MiamiCentral Brightline...
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