Cloud Capture concept would bring rain to the desert

  This conceptual airborne structure is designed to absorb moisture from clouds and transport it to arid regions where it would be released as artificial rain to combat future environmental disasters. Cloud Capture is a proposal developed by South Korean architects Taehan...
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Miami's First 'True' Public Square?

Twenty Interesting Ideas to Improve Miami’s Public Spaces – Doing it in public – Curbed Miami

Last week marked the official deadline for The Miami Foundation’s Public Space Challenge. Throughout the past month, Miamians submitted ideas on how to address our city’s lack of functional, communal, and truly accessible public spaces. To compare with global cities...
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Carolyn Block Ellert, Mark J. Grant, Patrick Campbell, Maria Scarola and Phil Keagy (Credit: Brett Hufziger)

Auberge Residences & Spa | Broward Master Brokers Forum

The Broward Master Brokers Forum hosted its 10th anniversary dinner recently at Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Fort Lauderdale’s sales gallery. Financial expert Mark J. Grant shared a presentation on shifting foreign markets to a group of 80 master brokers at the sales...
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PS1 Young Architect Andrés Jaque and the New Idealists | BLOUIN ARTINFO

BY Anna Kats It’s tempting to label Zaha Hadid’s rejection of political responsibility as a breaking point for contemporary architecture. Asked about the possibility of migrant workers being abused during the construction of her Al-Wakrah Stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar,...
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Everything I Know About Architecture, I Learned From Wim Wenders | Architect Magazine

I’ve always had an eye for buildings. Growing up, I loved gazing out the car window at the refinery sites along the New Jersey Turnpike. As a teenager, I was fascinated by the way the W.R. Grace building on Manhattan’s 42nd Street swooped down to meet the pavement. And in...
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Hilton West Palm Beach Convention Center Hotel: NBWW Architects

Hilton West Palm Beach Convention Center Hotel Tops Off | NBWW Architects

MIAMI—Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates (NBWW) has topped off its latest project, the Hilton West Palm Beach. The property, which is connected to the existing Palm Beach County Convention Center, will offer 400 guestrooms and suites and more than 24,000 sq. ft. of...
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AIANY and the Center for Architecture Name David Burney as Interim Executive Director | ArchDaily

After the unexpected departure of Rick Bell last week, the American Institute of Architects’ New York Chapter (AIANY) and the Center for Architecture have named David Burney as interim Executive Director until a long-term replacement can be found. Currently an Associate Professor...
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20 Buildings That Show the Future of Architecture | WIRED

By Liz Stinso for Wired Five years ago, a group of Spanish architects dug a hole on a mountainside in Laxe, Spain. They filled it with hay, covered it in concrete, let it dry and blasted an opening to the mound. Then Paulina moved in. Paulina, a cow, spent the better part of a...
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A rendering of the two new condo towers at Faena Miami Beach. HayesDavidson HayesDavidson

Faena Group announces new luxury condo towers in Miami Beach | NBWW Restoration Architect

By Nicholas Nehamas The Argentinian developer Alan Faena has announced he will build two new luxury condo towers at his mixed-use, arts-centered development in Miami Beach. Faena Versailles Classic, located in the old Versailles Hotel at 35th Street and Collins Avenue, will have...
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