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PHOTOS: A $20M Trellis To Combat Miami Weather?

Posted 06.12.2013 | Miami

To all those Miamians who can't stop complaining about the sweaty, swampy Miami weather, behold the Climate Ribbon. The $20 million elevated trelli...

PHOTOS: Why Shouldn't Our Landmark Be A Giant Pretend Sun?

Posted 05.22.2013 | Miami

We're the city of fake boobs and artificial islands so why shouldn't our landmark be a giant pretend sun? One of the entries that didn't make it in...

LOOK: Which Design Should Be Built?

Posted 05.31.2013 | Miami

The Miami Beach Convention Center, the giant box with a smidge of architectural flair that probably looked modern when it was built in 1957, is in dir...

PHOTOS: The Dilapidated Vagabond Hotel Is Going To Be Amazing

Curbed | Posted 07.11.2013 | Miami

Check out the future of Biscayne Boulevard's iconic Vagabond Motel, which is getting an extensive restoration by developer and historic preservationis...

PHOTOS: Miami Landmark Competition Winners Revealed

Posted 05.08.2013 | Miami

Chicago has "the bean." Paris has the Eiffel Tower. Seattle has a Space Needle. And Miami? Miami will have a less-bad bridge as its architectural ...

11 New Architecture Projects That Will Remake Our City

A/N Blog | Nicole Anderson | Posted 05.19.2013 | Miami

But now, a surge of new projects--running the gamut from residential and retail to hotels and cultural institutions--are cropping up around Miami with...

LOOK: $300M Hive Planned For Downtown

Posted 03.18.2013 | Miami

Iraqi-born, London-based Zaha Hadid, the celebrity architect behind London's Olympic Aquatic Center and MAXXI in Rome, is building her first residenti...

'Mestizo City' at Art Basel Miami

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

2012-12-06-pull.jpgMuñoz is a self-described designer, social activist, opinion leader and philanthropist who notes that Los Angeles is the second largest Mexican City in the world, following Mexico City and surpassing Monterey below the border.

You Won't Believe What This Building Is!

Posted 11.15.2012 | Miami

Talk about incongruous! A virgin has inspired an incredible architectural design for a parcel of land near a Miami mall. Or make that 27 virgins: ...

Should The Miami Herald Building Be Saved?

Christiana Lilly | Posted 10.19.2012 | Miami

The future of the iconic Miami Herald building may be decided by the end of the year, but the Dade Heritage Trust is still hoping to save it. The g...

REVEALED: Frank Gehry's Next Project!

Posted 10.03.2012 | Miami

The iconic tropical modern Bacardi USA complex on Biscayne Boulevard has been sold, and the former corporate campus will get a makeover from renowned ...

In Miami All That Glitters Is Not Gold

Anthony Garcia | Posted 10.15.2012 | Miami
Anthony Garcia

Can we really call Miami a "world class city" with no historic architecture? Historic structures have a value beyond the wood and stones used to build them, but demolitions, now a weekly occurrence, are eroding a vital resource in Miami.

PHOTOS: Why This Stunning Courthouse Is The Talk Of Congress

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 10.06.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- The historic but empty federal courthouse in downtown Miami is a costly symbol of the government's sluggishness at selling or finding new pur...

Everybody Sleeps and Eats Where? South Beach, Miami

Mara Gibbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Mara Gibbs

The holidays are over, but the party never stops in South Beach, Miami, even though the temperature went below freezing as an unusual cold spell hit South Florida.