Margaritaville Resort Orlando

NBWW to Design Hotel Component of Margaritaville Resort Orlando | Hospitality Design

by Will Speros Coral Gables, Florida-based architecture firm Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates (NBWW) has been tapped to design the hotel component of the Margaritaville Resort Orlando. The $750 million vacation destination will receive interiors from Miami studio the...
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The resurgence of illustration in architecture and why it’s critical – Archpaper.com

By Joey Swerdlin , Jim Keen Morpholio Trace’s Joey Swerdlin and architect Jim Keen have teamed up to discuss the art of illustration in architecture and how it impacts the communication of design to our peers, clients and ultimately the public. With the inundation of...
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How green is Miami? Here’s how its energy-efficiency practices and LEED certifications compare to other U.S. real estate hubs – SFBJ

by Craig Douglas The United States saw more than 3,400 properties win LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council over the past year, a surge in energy-efficient construction affecting some 1,324 cities throughout the country. The flurry of activity pushed LEED...
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Urban ‘Wind Trees’ generate electricity from breezes – Curbed

A micro wind turbine that can work in the city by Megan Barber Conventional wind turbines have been criticized as ugly, large, and often so noisy they are too obtrusive for backyards. But French firm New Wind wants to change that with the ‘Wind Tree,’ a 26-foot-tall tree fitted...
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Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, and Ramon Vilalta Win 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize | Architect Magazine

This is the first time that the prize has been shared three ways. By Sara Johnson This breaking news story has been updated with additional information. The 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize has been awarded to Spanish architects Rafael Aranda, Hon. FAIA, Carme Pigem, Hon. FAIA,...
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Developer proposes 78-story Brickell tower on Burger King site, designed by NBWW

Plans call for 392 residential units, 66,618 sf of retail and parking By Katherine Kallergis Simon Karam has submitted plans to the city of Miami’s Urban Development Review Board for a 78-story tower in Brickell. Karam’s City Center Properties LLC wants to build a mixed-use...
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The Intersection of Code and Architectural Drawing | Architect Magazine

The California College of the Arts’ exhibition “Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation” demonstrates the vast capabilities of parametric design technology. By Blaine Brownell “Parametricism by its very formulation ...
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Workplace design “can help workers feel happier” says report by Haworth

Marcus Fairs Haworth white papers: the right office design can increase the happiness of employees, whereas ping-pong tables, slides and even pay rises can’t, according to new research by Haworth.The findings are contained in a new white paper launched by the office...
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What Gensler’s Workplace Survey Tells Us About the Future of the Office | Architect Magazine

Making room for the different ways people and teams collaborate is key to effective workplace design. By Hallie Busta From the cube farm to the open plan, the conversation around office design has long focused on extremes. But there’s an advantage to finding middle ground,...
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grove at grand bay by bjarke ingels group and nbww completes

grove at grand bay completes in miami ahead of official opening developed by real estate firm terra, the ‘grove at grand bay’ has been designed by bjarke ingels group in collaboration with nichols brosch wrust wolfe + associates (nbww), with raymond jungles responsible for the...
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