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A Miami Beach Event Space. Parking Space, Too.

Parking garages, the grim after thought of American design, call to mind many words. (Rats. Beer cans. Unidentifiable smells.)

Breathtaking is not usually among them. Yet here in Miami Beach, whose aesthetic is equal parts bulging biceps and fluorescent pink, bridal couples, bar mitzvah boys and charity-event hosts are flocking to what seems like the unimaginable marriage of high-end architecture and car storage: a $65 million parking garage in the center of the city... more

 

Parc des Celestins, Lyon, France 1994 Architects: Michel Targe, Jean-Michel Wilmotte and Daniel Buren
Parking spaces: 413

Parking Outside the Box

The parking garage is the Rodney Dangerfield of building types, the troubled snag in the urban fabric, the Gordian Knot of design. But for all the ugly-red-haired-stepchild car parks of the world and the many... more

Marina City Chicago, 1964
Architect: Bertrand Goldberg
Parking spaces: 896 per tower

 

 

Zaha Hadid: Collins Park Garage, Miami

London-based Zaha Hadid Architects have designed the 'miami beach parking garage', the next structure to join the cities growing collection of parking structures.

Situated within the Collins Park neighborhood, the facility will service the area's major buildings including the Miami Beach convention center, Lincoln Road mall, Bass museum, city library, nearby luxury hotels and the recently completed new world center by los angeles-based architect Frank Gehry.... more

 

New Product Showcase

   
Eldorado Stone
New Line of Hand-Finished Eldorado Outdoor Artisan Fire Bowls
Pollmeier
We are buying our logs exclusively form sustainably and environment-friendly managed German forests.
NatureMaker
NatureMaker's one-of-a-kind Steel Art Trees have been consistently featured in a wide variety of commercial projects.

Dayliter Skylights
"Dayliter Skylights unique roof door is a stylish and reliable means of entrance onto roof top patios."

Apco
InfoLock is a patient information sign system that communicates critical information clearly and securely.
EcoTimber
EcoTimber's EcoSolid supports the green movement in the flooring industy with the natural skin of the bamboo.
Columbia Forest Products
Real hardwood can now be substituted where "plastic" laminates may have been used.
Goldray Industries
Your solution to complex glass problems.
New Concept Louvers
We sell high quality weathervanes, cupolas, louvers and decorations for the home and garden.
Provia
Customized for homeowners to the highest standards of durability, security, and energy efficiency.
McGrory Glass
From satin to transparent, seamlessly. Madras progressive satin products achieve visual transparency and privacy.

Stuv America
You have to select a high quality fireplace with high efficiency and low discharges into the air..
Vetrazzo
Vetrazzo's 100% recycled glass countertops make an exquisite surface material for any kitchen; truly a work of art.
Take Form
Takeform has received the 2012 GOOD DESIGN Award for our Vivid interior signage system,
Uni-Group USA
"We offer unsurpassed technical and design expertise, proven product performance, and the highest level of quality. "

Innovators

Paolo Soleri
(1919-2013)

"In the process of building, the ambitions of the school grew,"

 

Soleri preached community and conservation. Arcosanti would be his experiment of thousands of people living together on 860 acres of desert to teach the world how to grow. He called the vision "arcology" a word he invented combining archi- tecture and... more Paolo

Grady Clay

(1916-2013)

"Grady drove the magazine in a radical new direction with great bravura and humor."

 

Few journalists have had a greater impact on the field of landscape architecture than Grady Clay, Honorary ASLA. Clay's tenure as editor... more Grady Clay

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