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Miami gets a new twist

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26.05.2016 

The Polish Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia  

Polish Pavilion Commissioner: Hanna Wróblewska Deputy Commissioner: Joanna Wasko Curato  ...read more

18.08.2016 

Design + Build Workshop, Sierra Leone 2016 

What will workshop participants learn? Building Trust are happy to announce that we will   ...read more

07.10.2016 

Victor Jones: Infrastructural Etiquette 

When the Basento Bridge opened to the public in 1976, it was greeted with mixed reaction.   ...read more

10.10.2016 

International Conference on Building Envelopes of the Future 

International Conference on Building Envelopes of the Future 10-11 October 2016, Bern, Sw  ...read more

Bjarke Ingels’ BIG has added two new towers with a unique look to the Miami skyline
Miami, USA has developed a contemporary vernacular of condominiums that includes brise-soleil-style balconies with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer panoramic water views. Bjarke Ingels’ BIG have taken these indigenous elements of the new Miami skyline and continue the evolution of their local architectural language. Coconut Grove’s identity is closely tied to its untamed jungle-like vegetation, yet the centre sadly lacks this quality.  BIG’s design “re-groves” the heart of Coconut Grove, and creates a landscape in tune with the surroundings. The two towers of the Grove at Grand Bay respond to the surroundings and to each other, to give optimum views at every level. The towers take off from the ground to capture the full breadth of panoramic views from sailboat bays and the marina to the Miami skyline.  The dancing motion of the towers creates

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