South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

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The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center is a performing arts center that houses a 966-seat theater on three levels, an orchestra pit, stage area with fly loft space, dressing rooms, administrative offices and a rehearsal room. Visitors are greeted by a 70-foot (22-meter) high lobby space integrating a dramatic lighting scheme from artist Robert Chambers.

The adjacent 7,500 SF (700 m2) Activities Building adds rehearsal, small-scale performance and classroom spaces across a promenade that joins the two buildings. To the south, a concert ‘Green’ — where outdoor concerts, festivals, and art fairs are hosted — slopes gently towards the Black Creek Canal.

Location Miami, Florida
Type Academic, Cultural, Public / Government
Services Master Planning, Architecture, Interiors, Landscape
Size 79,000 sf / 7,400 m2
Awards
* Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) | Silver Award of Design
* IIDA South Florida Chapter | Best Institutional/Governmental Project
* Miami New Times Newspaper Best of 2011 Awards | Best Cultural Facility 2011