Tag Archives: architecture

Cool Spaces Episode Screening at MCAD

To register for the event please visit:  coolspacesmcad.eventbrite.com 

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Alumni proposes new school design of Southwest Senior High

  After posting images of the new Mast High School building, we were contacted by a local architect expressing his desire to share his thoughts on school design.  Below is a narrative prepared by the designer as well as some … Continue reading

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Design / Build 2: Announcing the 2014 Finalists

DawnTown is pleased to announce the finalists for their second annual Design/Build Competition.  Over one hundred teams entered the first phase of the competition, submitting a portfolio of creative work that also outlined their design philosophy.   The work was … Continue reading

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Terry Riley talks about Downtown Miami

Architect and DawnTown Board Memeber Terry Riley travels around Miami and explains the rebirth of downtown Miami.  

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COMPETITION UPDATE: Design/Build 2 Deadline Extended

  To make up for lost time around the holidays, and at the request we’ve been receiving from various participants, we have decided to push back the deadline for the Open Call for Portfolios.  The new deadline will be January … Continue reading

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Patrik Schumacher Lecture on Jan.9 at FIU

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Video Installation on Architecture & Time

  Aziz + Cucher: Time of the Empress (septet) Curated by Tami Katz-Freiman November 21, 2013 – January 24, 2014 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 21, 2013 7pm – 10pm The Screening Room invites you to its upcoming show, a solo … Continue reading

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Walk on Water at FIU

A long standing tradition at Florida International University has been Walk on Water, where students build inflatable devices to traverse the man made lake on campus.  Always a site to behold, come down to FIU this Thursday, November 7th to … Continue reading

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Miami Small Urban Buildings: Course, Book (Free!), Exhibit, Bus Tour, Presentation…

    DawnTown’s Founder and Board Chair Andrew Frey has recently collaborated with Florida International School of Architecture and the Knight Foundation to study infill housing.  This information comes from his organization, Townhouse Center: Jason Chandler, a licensed architect and … Continue reading

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Tour of Miami Marine Stadium & Reception

 

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Opa Locka – Mirage City

  Opa-Locka. Opa-Locka? Where is it?  It’s a small neighborhood in the northwest quadrant of Miami that doesn’t get the best reputation in the world.  However, the area is rich in architectural history.  If you ask Miami Dade College professor, … Continue reading

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Brooks + Scarpa’s Parking Garage Proposal in Miami Beach

Acclaimed Los Angeles architect (and former DawnTown Juror) Larry Scarpa is joining the likes of Herzog & DeMeuron, Arquitectonica and Zaha Hadid with his own parking garage on the Beach.  Below are some images that have just been posted to … Continue reading

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New app allows you to see sites through the eyes of architects

      Siteseekr is a new application that brings architecture to the masses.  It is being developed locally by Linda Feinberg, an architect and educator from Florida International University. The premise is that Siteseekr will allow its audience to … Continue reading

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DawnTown Design Build Event Photos Part II

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DawnTown Design/Build Opens at HistoryMiami March 21st

DawnTown Design/Build’s winning entry, Up-Downtown, will make its grand debut at HistoryMiami.  Come interact with the exhibit and meet the designers during this special event!  RSVP by March 18th!

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LANDMARK COMPETITION UPDATE

The competitions section of our site has recently been updated with new, detailed maps of the baywalk and fountain in Bayfront Park.  Files are in PDF format and include scales.  There are some dimensions located within the site plan to … Continue reading

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Rem Koolhaas & Shohei Shigematsu to Lecture on Miami Beach

  Thursday night on Lincoln Road brings a lecture by starchitect extraordinaire, Rem Koolhaas of OMA.  Along with him will be Shohei Shigematsu, the director of OMA’s New York City office.  The event will be moderated by University of Miami’s School … Continue reading

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ARTIST TLK focuses on Daniel Arsham and Alexander Gorlin

Reserve Channel is a station on YouTube, that focuses on variety of different topics, usually done in an interview setting of some kind.  One of these segments is called Artist Tlk, hosted by Pharrell Williams. The same Pharrell Williams of NERD … Continue reading

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LANDMARK COMPETITION UPDATE – SITE MAP/LOGO

We have been able to secure a scaled version of the Bayfront Area.  Please click on the following link to download a PDF copy or visit our competition section:   Site / Park Layout Above is the logo to be used … Continue reading

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DESIGN BUILD UPDATE – PROGRESS PHOTOS

Here are some behind the scenes look at the Design / Build winners small scale mock up. Manuel and Jacob hard at work with their crew.

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