Office buildings can be uninspiring, boxy, and dull, but now and then, one can see a commercial construction or company headquarters bordering on being a true work of art. SDH + TREO Professional Building, in Miami, Florida, are one of those office designs that make you wish you worked there.
Designed by Arquitectonica, Elysee condominium in downtown Miami has topped off at 57 stories. With its telescoping shape, the 198-m (649-ft) tower will become the tallest residential building in the city’s Edgewater neighborhood when it is completed next year.
Due to the impact of extreme storms on homes and businesses, architects and builders across the United States are more mindful than ever of the products being used, proper ratings, and what to look for when building and rebuilding.
Earlier this fall, the University of Miami opened the Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio Building. Designed by architecture firm Arquitectonica and constructed by Coastal Construction, the 1858-m2 (20,000-sf) has earned a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.