Alastair Gordon lambasts Miami's high-end architectural extremes. A horizontal, nature-inspired urbanism might better address contradictions between breezy luxury and inland poverty.
Feb 23, 2015 Miami Herald
A Miami Herald editorial expresses concern for a growing movement in the state legislature to raid the funding pool made possible by the recently approved Amendment 1, a statewide environmental-conservation funding measure.
Feb 4, 2015 Miami Herald
Notoriously car dependent Miami will consider a zoning code amendment exempting small multi-family developments within a quarter mile of transit corridors from parking minimums.
Oct 27, 2014 Miami Herald
Part infrastructure, part urban development—MiamiCentral is moving ahead quickly as an urban hub on the south end of the All Aboard Florida high-speed rail project.
Oct 7, 2014 Miami Herald
Last minute changes allowed the $1.5 billion Worldcenter development to move forward into the planning stage.
Oct 5, 2014 Miami Herald
Despite its commitment to protect forests in South Florida, the University of Miami sold 88 acres of endangered pine rockland to a developer with plans for a Walmart, an LA Fitness Center, and a Chik-fil-A, among other non-endangered retail uses.
Jul 14, 2014 Miami Herald
Florida Governor Rick Scott dedicated a new tunnel under the Port of Miami today. Thirty years in the making, the tunnel is one of the most expensive and elaborate transportation projects in South Florida history.
May 19, 2014 Miami Herald
Local officials agree that a light rail system from Miami to Miami Beach would work, and they have embarked on a partnership to win the funding to commence a study of a potential $532 million route.
Apr 4, 2014 Miami Herald
A new mayoral administration in Miami Beach has cancelled a $1 billion plan to redevelop 52-acres around the city’s convention center, scrapping the plans of a design-build team that included Pritzker Prize-winning architect Rem Koolhaas.
Jan 16, 2014 Miami Herald
With the housing bust of the Great Recession fading in the rear-view mirror, a maturing Miami aspires to become one of the world's great cities. City leaders see the creation of a "Downtown Pedestrian Priority Zone" as the path to get them there.
Dec 9, 2013 Miami Herald