Starchitects Jump on Miami Building Boom

Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, Herzog and de Meuron, and Bjarke Ingels are some of the big names designing projects for Miami's hot again real estate market. Can their bold designs ensure that this building boom has legs?
March 14, 2013, 10am PDT | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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"After a tumultuous few years, Miami’s real estate market is on the rise once again," says Nicole Anderson. "When the recession hit the city in 2007, new developments came to a dramatic halt and abandoned construction sites became ubiquitous. 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 many more slated for construction in the next few years. And some heavy hitters, such as Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, Herzog and de Meuron, and Bjarke Ingels, have signed up to lend their design sensibility to Miami’s changing landscape."

"AN has compiled a list of the most significant projects taking shape in the Magic City."

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Published on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in The Architect's Newspaper Blog
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