Were we hallucinating? Perhaps a dreamy fantasy? No! Jade Signature, the planned condo tower by starchitects Herzog & de Meuron and landscape designer Raymond Jungles in Sunny Isles Beach has (after extensive coverage by Curbed Miami here and here) has finally hired a PR firm and officially admitted to its own existence. At one point it was so secret it even had a code name: 'Nighthawk!' We kid, we kid. The 'working title' before they came up with a name was Jade 4. And now we couldn't be happier. Maybe now, the world will get to see some decent renderings. Anyways, to show how officially official everything is, click through to see the PR company's confession, we mean 'statement', in all its official glory
Oh, one final snippet of really good news. The plans for Jade Signature were approved by Sunny Isles Beach yesterday. Miami is starchitecture city, yo.
MIAMI - (January 9, 2013) - Fortune International's newest development, Jade Signature, just received approval from the City of Sunny Isles Beach last night. Created by internationally renowned architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, their first residential project in Florida, the 55-story condo will mark an evolution of the developer's renowned Jade brand.
Known for their impeccable properties and stand out amenities, Edgardo Defortuna's firm continues to deliver the finest in hi-rise living, following their most recent Jade projects, Jade Ocean and Jade Beach. With the intelligent design of Herzog & de Meuron combined with landscape architect Raymond Jungles' lush and nestled environments, the 649-foot development is set to stand out among the Miami's new high-design residential towers. Fortune International will also be handling sales for Jade Signature, which will be located at 16901 Collins Avenue. · Jade 4 Coverage [Curbed Miami]
· Jade Signature coverage [Curbed Miami]