Aerial view of Watson Island

PHOTOS: On the scene at Watson Island superyacht show

$1 billion mixed-use development will be completed by 2018 Flagstone Property Group hosted a “berth-day” for its Island Gardens marina, the first phase of the Watson Island Development. Islands Garden Deep Harbour, along with Show Management, kicked off the Superyacht Miami show...
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Animated video features interview with Frank Lloyd Wright

Brooklyn creative agency Quoted Studios has produced an animated video using audio excerpts from an interview with legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright, recorded two years before his death (+ movie). The conversation with Wright aired in September 1957 on the American...
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World-class wrecking crew: the architects who destroy to create | The Guardian

There are plenty of prizes for building, but two architects have inaugurated a competition for the most creative way of demolishing a building – in the hope that the results will improve the urban environnment Alex Rayner When David Bench was a child in suburban Houston, he...
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An aerial perspective of the new

First look at Miami Worldcenter’s new “High Street” design

Retail component will have five blocks of pedestrian promenade with a central plaza By Ina Cordle, Sean Stewart-Muniz and Katherine Kallergis Miami Worldcenter, which last month scrapped plans for a mall in favor of “High Street” retail, unveiled new renderings to The Rea...
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NASA Just Released a Bunch of Sweet Vintage Space Posters | The Creators Project

Images via NASA By Laurens Kraaijenbrink Just like every other kid interested in the cosmos, my childhood bedroom ceiling was covered in luminous stars and planets. If the light had just turned, they’d burn on; I spent my nights dreaming about what it would be like to...
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Downtown Miami tackling homeless problem: panel

Portable toilet program extended until October amid search for more funding By Francisco Alvarado Downtown Miami Last May, Miami’s Downtown Development Authority and the Miami-Dade Homeless Trust engaged in a public battle over the number of homeless in the city’s urban core. The...
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Continued Growth in Nonresidential Construction Spending Forecast for 2016 | Architect Magazine

Hotels, offices, manufacturing facilities, and recreation spaces are driving the climb. By Hallie Busta Nonresidential construction spending exceeded economist expectations for 2015 and is forecast to continue its upward climb through 2016 before slowing slightly in 2017,...
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Coral Gables partners with FIU for sea-level rise discussions | Miami Herald

By Lance Dixon Coral Gables is joining the growing conversation in South Florida about sea-level rise by hosting a series of discussions and educational forums on the topic. The first of three meetings over the next few months will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Coral Gables City...
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Archidose’s Book Briefs #24 – 6 New Titles for Reference

“Book Briefs” are an ongoing series of posts with two- or three-sentence first-hand descriptions of some of the numerous books that make their way into my library. These briefs are not full-blown reviews, but they are a way to share more worthwhile books than...
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A 3BOX apartment near Paris’s Canal Saint-Martin.

“Parasitic” Apartments Are Taking Over Paris Rooftops | Architectural Digest

A local architecture firm has devised an eco-friendly solution to Paris’s limited real estate Text by Beau Peregoy Photography by Stéphane Malka Architecture A 3BOX apartment near Paris’s Canal Saint-Martin. All around the world, architects are devising new—and perhaps somewhat...
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