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Introducing The Curbed Miami Starchitecture Heatmap

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Here ye, here ye, we introduce the Curbed Miami's Starchitecture Heatmap, a map of the great new architecture by famous architects coming to Miami in the near future. Commissions by famous architects are flooding Miami, quickly raising the bar for the calibre of architecture expected when constructing something new in our fair city. Think your luxury condo tower will be anything special without an outstanding design? Think again!

Should we have included something that perchance has been overlooked? Do drop us a line. At any rate, check out the map, after the jump.


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Marina Lofts

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Three apartment towers designed by the current it-boy of contemporary architecture, Bjarke Ingels. Two of them are connected at the top, creating a canyon that appears to rupture them in half.

Miami Beach Convention Center

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Bjarke Ingels and Rem Koolhaas are duking it out over the commission for the Miami Beach Convention Center with two big, big designs for the absolutely massive complex.

Lincoln Lane North Project

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Although currently on hold until a new selection committee can convene, the leading proposal to develop network of alleyways and parking lots just off Lincoln Road was by starchitecture firm Snøhetta, currently designing the pedestrianization of Times Square.

Grove At Grand Bay

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Starchitect Bjarke Ingels' first South Florida commission, the two twisting towers of Grove at Grand Bay are about to start construction now that the demolition of the old Grand Bay Hotel currently on the site has wrapped up.

Faena Saxony

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This complex of five buildings spread over four blocks creates a veritable neighborhood of historic and and new architecture, with the new stuff by some of the biggest names in the field, namely Lord Norman Foster, Rem Koolhaas, and Roman & Williams.

One Ocean

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One Ocean, by starchitect Enrique Norten, who is the lucky recipient of many South Florida commissions, has swooping curves, and surprising but very beautiful architectural details.

321 Ocean

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321 Ocean, by starchitect Enrique Norten, is just a few blocks up Ocean Drive by Norten's other building-to-be One Ocean, but the difference between the two is night and day. Whereas One Ocean is afflury with curves, 321 is just about as boxy as they get, a celebration of rectilinearity.

Collins Park Garage

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The larger than life Zaha Hadid's Collins Park Garage, a block away from her apartment at the W, is swoopy, and very Zaha-ish.

Jade Signature

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Only in Miami would starchitects scramble over each other to design an oceanfront condo tower in otherwise quite nauseatingly un-design savvy neighborhoods like Sunny Isles Beach. The upcoming Jade Signature is designed by starchitects Herzog & de Meuron, the firm that did the famous 1111 parking garage and the Perez Art Museum Miami.

Design41

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Design41 will be yet another building by one of Miami's most prolific starchitects, Enrique Norten. This time. it adds a little height to the low scale Design District.

One Thousand Museum

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Zaha Hadid's first skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere will be the towering and luxurious One Thousand Museum, a building described variously as "ready for a diaper change", "Gaudi meets bacteriophage", and "a space alien's butt plug."

Bacardi Building Additions

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Super-starchitect Frank Gehry is currently designing a new arts campus to be built around the historic Bacardi Building. The designs, however, have yet to be revealed.

Echo Brickell

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Soon to be Miami's tallest all-residential tower, Echo Brickell is by Carlos Ott, the guy that did the Bastille Opera in Paris.

Perez Art Museum Miami

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The soon-to-be-completed Perez Art Museum Miami is the second Miami building by celebrated starchitecture firm Herzog & de Meuron. Their first was the famous 1111 and their third will be a condo tower in Sunny Isles Beach called Jade Signature.

Frost Museum of Science

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Designed by Grimshaw, the Frost Museum of Science will have a planetarium in a ball just like at the Natural History Museum in New York. However, unlike the Natural History Museum, it'll also have a ballroom under a glass bottomed shark tank.

Apogee Beach

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Carlos Ott strikes again with the almost complete Apogee Beach.

1100 Millecento

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Yet another by Carlos Ott, currently under construction.

Echo Aventura

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Carlos Ott, again.

Sage Beach

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Who else, but Carlos Ott?

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Marina Lofts

Three apartment towers designed by the current it-boy of contemporary architecture, Bjarke Ingels. Two of them are connected at the top, creating a canyon that appears to rupture them in half.

Miami Beach Convention Center

Bjarke Ingels and Rem Koolhaas are duking it out over the commission for the Miami Beach Convention Center with two big, big designs for the absolutely massive complex.

Lincoln Lane North Project

Although currently on hold until a new selection committee can convene, the leading proposal to develop network of alleyways and parking lots just off Lincoln Road was by starchitecture firm Snøhetta, currently designing the pedestrianization of Times Square.

Grove At Grand Bay

Starchitect Bjarke Ingels' first South Florida commission, the two twisting towers of Grove at Grand Bay are about to start construction now that the demolition of the old Grand Bay Hotel currently on the site has wrapped up.

Faena Saxony

This complex of five buildings spread over four blocks creates a veritable neighborhood of historic and and new architecture, with the new stuff by some of the biggest names in the field, namely Lord Norman Foster, Rem Koolhaas, and Roman & Williams.

One Ocean

One Ocean, by starchitect Enrique Norten, who is the lucky recipient of many South Florida commissions, has swooping curves, and surprising but very beautiful architectural details.

321 Ocean

321 Ocean, by starchitect Enrique Norten, is just a few blocks up Ocean Drive by Norten's other building-to-be One Ocean, but the difference between the two is night and day. Whereas One Ocean is afflury with curves, 321 is just about as boxy as they get, a celebration of rectilinearity.

Collins Park Garage

The larger than life Zaha Hadid's Collins Park Garage, a block away from her apartment at the W, is swoopy, and very Zaha-ish.

Jade Signature

Only in Miami would starchitects scramble over each other to design an oceanfront condo tower in otherwise quite nauseatingly un-design savvy neighborhoods like Sunny Isles Beach. The upcoming Jade Signature is designed by starchitects Herzog & de Meuron, the firm that did the famous 1111 parking garage and the Perez Art Museum Miami.

Design41

Design41 will be yet another building by one of Miami's most prolific starchitects, Enrique Norten. This time. it adds a little height to the low scale Design District.

One Thousand Museum

Zaha Hadid's first skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere will be the towering and luxurious One Thousand Museum, a building described variously as "ready for a diaper change", "Gaudi meets bacteriophage", and "a space alien's butt plug."

Bacardi Building Additions

Super-starchitect Frank Gehry is currently designing a new arts campus to be built around the historic Bacardi Building. The designs, however, have yet to be revealed.

Echo Brickell

Soon to be Miami's tallest all-residential tower, Echo Brickell is by Carlos Ott, the guy that did the Bastille Opera in Paris.

Perez Art Museum Miami

The soon-to-be-completed Perez Art Museum Miami is the second Miami building by celebrated starchitecture firm Herzog & de Meuron. Their first was the famous 1111 and their third will be a condo tower in Sunny Isles Beach called Jade Signature.

Frost Museum of Science

Designed by Grimshaw, the Frost Museum of Science will have a planetarium in a ball just like at the Natural History Museum in New York. However, unlike the Natural History Museum, it'll also have a ballroom under a glass bottomed shark tank.

Apogee Beach

Carlos Ott strikes again with the almost complete Apogee Beach.

1100 Millecento

Yet another by Carlos Ott, currently under construction.

Echo Aventura

Carlos Ott, again.

Sage Beach

Who else, but Carlos Ott?