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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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Miami Beach Architect/Preservationist Leader Dies at 66

Image courtesey of Marice Cohn Band / Miami Herald “Les Beilinson grew up in Miami Beach during its post-World War II glory years. Later, as an architect, he became a leader of the movement to preserve the city’s Art Deco … Continue reading

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Bjarke Ingels to lecture at Colony Theater Miami Beach

SAVE THE DATE – MARCH 26th  @  6:30pm BIG: SOCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE Bjarke Ingels will hold a lecture at the Colony Theater on the architectural works of BIG in Miami Beach that is free and open to the public. Bjarke Ingels … 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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Short film on 1111 Lincoln Road

Check out this great video found through Archinect on 1111 Lincoln Road, the parking lot/civic space/landmark found in Miami Beach designed by Herzog & deMeuron.

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Followup on Sobe Park Charrette

Just a short recap of the Sobe Park Charrette review that occurred last week on Miami Beach.  The project featured 3 designs by Gensler, Benoy in partnership with ADD Inc, and SOM.  The developer, Crescent Heights, owns the property in … Continue reading

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Help Pick the Winning Design from the Alton Road Charrette

Do you care about Miami’s built environment? If you are reading this, or any other of DawnTown’s posts, I imagine that you probably do.  DawnTown came about because we seek change in the neglected areas of Miami, and wanted to … Continue reading

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Miami Beach takes top spot in AIA Florida’s Survey, but what else?

The results are in, and the selections to the AIA Florida Top 100 Buildings have been announced.  Miami (by ways of Miami Beach) placed first overall, with Morris Lapidus’ Fontainebleau Hotel.  At the time of its creation, the Fontainebleau was … Continue reading

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Event on Sustainability and Eco-Business at the Wolfsonian

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CNN lists New World Symphony as Top Spot for Architecture Lovers

CNN Travel released today an online article describing six new spots for architecture lovers.  Number one on that list is Miami’s very own New World Symphony on Miami Beach.  For the entire article, click here.  The excerpt can be read … Continue reading

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Follow up article on Alternative for Parking Lots

The New York Times just will not stop writing about parking.  Phil Patton writes, in the Automobiles section, a response to Professor Eran Ben-Joseph’s article written on Monday.  The article makes for a good follow up, and although doesn’t reference … Continue reading

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Read the Miami Herald Today

Andres Viglucci is the Miami Herald’s veteran reporter on urban affairs in this city, and a frequent supporter of DawnTown.  In the newspaper today, he writes a great article about the revival of Flagler Street, Miami’s first main street in … Continue reading

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New TV Show features authentic Miami

I watch Dexter. I didn’t always watch it, but after hearing everyone rave about it, I decided to go on a viewing binge of the last 5 seasons, culminating with the start of season 6 last year.  It had me … Continue reading

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Boston firm lectures at FIU School of Architecture

The Florida International University’s School of Architecture hosts a lecture and exhibit by OverUnder, a collaborative design firm located in Boston.  An interesting fact about the firm is that they operate their own gallery known as Pinkcomma Gallery.  According to … Continue reading

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Famed Architect To Bring Her Designs To SoBe « CBS Miami

Famed Architect To Bring Her Designs To SoBe « CBS Miami. It’s not entirely new news that Zaha Hadid is building a parking garage here in Miami(Beach), but the above link has an interview with CBS Miami Shannon Hori regarding … Continue reading

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West 8 – Lincoln Park, South Beach

West 8 has just released images of their proposal to Lincoln Park at Miami Beach.  The new urban park sits in front of the new Frank Gehry designed New World Symphony Building.  For more images and a complete description of … Continue reading

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