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Brillhart Architects named a Finalist in the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program

Every year, MoMA PS1 celebrates the talents of a Young Architect through the design of temporary pavilion in their outdoor courtyard.  This year, we have learned that one of the finalists comes from our very own hometown in Jacob Brillhart … Continue reading

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Temporary Installation on Calle Ocho this Friday

The last Friday of each month in Miami means its Viernes Culturales (Cultural Fridays) on 8th Street/Calle Ocho in Little Havana.  It’s a time when visitors flock to the area to explore the unique art galleries, restaurants and business that make … Continue reading

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Bringing Uber to Miami

As the topic for this year’s competition is on alternative mobilities and providing options for public to move around urban Miami, we are promoting the move to bring Uber to Miami (and all of Florida). Uber is a venture-funded startup … Continue reading

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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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Architect Max Strang gets the cover story in Modern Luxury Miami Magazine

MODERN LUXURY MIAMI magazine spotlights Max Strang in their current cover story “Best of the City”. When 43-year-old Miami starchitect Max Strang learned that the American Institute of Architects was awarding him the Silver Medal for Design, “I didn’t realize … 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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Help Team B.ADD WINGS Soar Over Miami!

Photo from Team B.ADD WINGS Facebook page   The Red Bull Flugtag: A wild and demented 21st century take on the Wright Brothers experiment.  For those of you who don’t know, the Flugtag challenges ordinary people to build an aircraft, … 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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Miami Marine Stadium news

News from Friends of Miami Marine Stadium. Above is a rendering of a proposed Marine Stadium Maritime Center located just next to the stadium. Below is an article regarding the progress they are making in preserving the stadium itself. For … Continue reading

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Two Day Symposium on Informal Cities

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Terry Riley to Lecture at U.Miami

DawnTown board member and juror, Terry Riley is founding partner of K/R (Keenen/Riley, 1984), an architectural studio in New York City well known for its designs for art museums and galleries throughout the United States. He is an architect internationally … Continue reading

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COMPETITION UPDATE: Questions & Answer

Below you will find a list of questions and their respective answers.  We tried to answer specific questions that were unique, and those that were more general which many people asked. Please be aware that we have decided to waive … Continue reading

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Gehry & Bacardi = New home for National YoungArts Foundation

The Miami Herald’s front page reports that the Bacardi Building located in downtown Miami will be granted new as an arts hub thanks to The National Young Arts Foundation. Architect Frank Gehry will be designing the project. For more on … Continue reading

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Prefab House Builders hosting an Open House

Cabin Fever,a local Miami company doing prefab building successfully, invites you to a free open house of their factory (with a unit under construction) on Wed, May 23, from 6 to 8 PM at 85 NW 71 St, Miami, FL … Continue reading

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Preservation of Modernist Architecture

France and Florida : two perspectives on the preservation of Modernist Architecture in comparison Tuesday May 1 • 6:30pm France and the United States have different views on heritage preservation. The conference will highlight the challenges of preserving historical buildings … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to I.M. Pei

Today marks the 95th birthday of modern architect, IM Pei.  Pei left his native China to study in the United States, but was not in tune with the Beaux-Arts teachings happening at the time; at one point he considered whether … 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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Architecture and Ice Cream?

Is it me, or do the Miami food trucks seem to be growing exponentially?  Just a mere three years ago there was a small, manageable network of trucks but these days, you need a social media intern checking a 24 … 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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