Miami’s Art Deco history inspired Orchid Tower in JW Marriott Miami Turnberry

The new 16-story Orchid Tower was designed by Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, with interiors by design studio Champalimaud. by Mick Tan Turnberry Associates and Marriott International will reopen Turnberry Isle Miami (formerly part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection)...
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Mushrooms have the power to eat plastic say scientists

Fungi can be used to break down waste plastic and create sustainable building materials, according to scientists from Kew Gardens in London. Rima Sabina Aouf The State of the World’s Fungi 2018 report – the first of its kind – highlights the aspergillus tubingensis fungus,...
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Turnberry Isle Miami to Reopen as JW Marriott Resort & Spa, an NBWW design

Turnberry Associates and Marriott International announced that Turnberry Isle Miami, formerly part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, will reopen as part of the JW Marriott portfolio in Winter 2018. The property will be renamed the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa...
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Monarc at Met with Greg West of Zom and CBRE’s Still Hunter

Zom lists Monarc at Met downtown Miami apartment tower for sale, designed by NBWW

Broker says 32-story, 462-unit luxury building could trade for “well over” $200M By Katherine Kallergis Zom is looking to sell a luxury apartment tower in downtown Miami that could fetch “well over $200 million,” according to CBRE listing broker Still Hunter. The apartment...
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What will make the field more accessible—and more compelling—to a diversity of talent? How can we build the discipline we all deserve? (Rawpixel)

How can architects build the equitable discipline we deserve?

As the fall semester begins, how can architects and students work towards advancing a more equitable profession for the women, PoC, and disabled who have been marginalized or left behind by the system? By Jonathan Massey For those of us in schools of architecture, September is an...
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Keep Your Practice Relevant @ Facades+AM Miami 10/4

THREE SESSIONS — NINE SPEAKERS Join Us in Miami The program includes three sessions covering issues unique to the region, including innovative building skins, high performance facades, and the Miami’s newest projects. These well-rounded, expert dialogues will inform and inspire....
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AIA: Billings Remain Positive for the 11th Consecutive Month

Overall, billings nationwide remained strong, as did billings in all sectors and most regions. The only weak spot was in signed design contracts which slipped below 50 for the first time in two years. By Ayda Ayoubi, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture...
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A double guest bedroom in the newly created Orchid Tower at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. (Courtesy Marriott International)

Turnberry Isle Miami Will Reopen as Part of JW Marriott Portfolio, designed by NBWW

The property is slated to open this winter and will unveil a new 325 room Orchid Tower. By Mia Taylor Turnberry Isle Miami, a property that was formerly part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, is being rebranded as a JW Marriott. Slated to reopen this winter, the reborn property...
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Sterling looked up photos of the Seth Peterson Cottage from every single angle to create his version of it in the game. His process begins with laying out the floor plan in the game with blank walls, followed by window placement, creating the project’s interiors with furniture, wallpaper, and decor, and ending with the project’s landscape design. Courtesy Jason Sterling

For a Community of Gamers, The Sims is a Gateway to Architecture

Drawing inspiration from iconic architects like Frank Lloyd Wright, many fans of the popular life-simulation game are using it to design virtual worlds. by Sanam Yar Nearly every morning, Jason Sterling starts his day by designing houses. He takes his time carefully fine-tuning...
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Installation view of Cyclopean Cannibalism in Seoul. (Courtesy Matter Design Studio)

Responsive fabric and cannibalistic materials: A look at MIT’s experimental projects

As the academic year begins anew, AN took a look at the experimental projects going on at MIT; all straddle the line between art, research, and practical applications. By Jonathan Hilburg Academia has always been a hotbed for innovation, and as part of a new series on...
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