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University of Miami Lakeside Village Student Housing continues to bring in the accolades

University of Miami Lakeside Village Student Housing continues to bring in the accolades

Lakeside Village received several awards since it opened including the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, International Architecture Award®, AIA Florida/Caribbean Award for Excellence in Sustainability and Architizer’s A+ Awards for Popular Choice.

New Projects
The One at University City Student Housing at FIU

The One at University City Student Housing at FIU

Commemorating its grand opening in August 2020, the new off-campus residential development hosts a massive swimming pool and resort-style deck providing a wellness space with cabanas and shaded areas for students enjoy a balanced college lifestyle.

On the boards
MSC Cruises Terminal at PortMiami

MSC Cruises Terminal at PortMiami

As the cruise industry gears up to restart, MSC Cruises reveals the latest terminal design by Arquitectonica hosting their next generation ships at PortMiami.

Under Construction
Virgin Voyages Cruise Terminal at PortMiami

Virgin Voyages Cruise Terminal at PortMiami

Construction is well underway for the new three-story terminal featuring grove-like canopies and a large outdoor terrace overlooking Biscayne Bay and the downtown Miami skyline. Completion is anticipated for 2021.

On the boards
GRAND HYATT MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER HOTEL

GRAND HYATT MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER HOTEL

The design of this 800-key convention center headquarters hotel also involves the renovation and enhancement of the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater.

Groundbreaking
Make-A-Wish Foundation Southern Florida Headquarters breaks ground

Make-A-Wish Foundation Southern Florida Headquarters breaks ground

Make-A-Wish’s new Southern Florida headquarters breaks ground to begin construction. Principal and Miami Office Director, Sherri Gutierrez is deeply involved in the project as a board member and supporter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation for the last 11 years.


Award
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI’S LAKESIDE VILLAGE RECEIVED THE DISTINGUISHED THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM: INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AWARD

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI’S LAKESIDE VILLAGE RECEIVED THE DISTINGUISHED THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM: INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AWARD

We are pleased to announce the University of Miami Lakeside Village Student Housing received the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, International Architecture Award®.

ARTICLE
‘There’s No Vaccine For Climate Change’: Here's What CRE Can Do To Help Save The Planet

‘There’s No Vaccine For Climate Change’: Here's What CRE Can Do To Help Save The Planet

Bernardo Fort-Brescia recently took part in a webinar and calls upon architects, developers and government leaders to increasingly make climate change a driving force in all aspects of development. “There’s no vaccine for climate change,” says Fort-Brescia. Click to read the full article.
ARTICLE
LAURINDA SPEAR AND BERNARDO FORT-BRESCIA HONORED LAUREATES OF THE 2019 AMERICAN PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTURE

LAURINDA SPEAR AND BERNARDO FORT-BRESCIA HONORED LAUREATES OF THE 2019 AMERICAN PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTURE

The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies presented Bernardo and Laurinda with the 2019 American Prize for Architecture, also known as The Louis H. Sullivan Award. The award is given to architects whose impact have contributed to humankind and history through architecture.
Video
MSC Cruises terminal at Port Miami design unveiled at Seatrade

MSC Cruises terminal at Port Miami design unveiled at Seatrade

Sitting at the entrance of PortMiami, the Cruise Capital of the World, MSC’s newest cruise terminal at 1,600 FT in length and 317,000 SF,  will be the largest cruise terminal in the world when it opens in 2024.

Book
Get an exclusive preview

Get an exclusive preview

Written by award-winning author Alastair Gordon, the first 40 years of Arquitectonica’s work has been brilliantly captured in the latest Rizzoli release of Arquitectonica, the monograph.

Click here to view a sample.

ARQUITECTONICA WINS COMPETITION IN LUXEMBOURG

ARQUITECTONICA WINS COMPETITION IN LUXEMBOURG

Archdaily — The government of Luxembourg has announced that Miami-based firm Arquitectonica has won the competition to design a major mixed-use project in Luxembourg City. Set in the new district of Kirchberg inLuxembourg, the 40,000 square meter complex design by Arquitectonica won the bid over notable names in architecture like Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Massimiliano Fuksas, and Neutelings Riedijk Architects.
press release
Virgin Voyages unveils design of its new terminal at portmiami

Virgin Voyages unveils design of its new terminal at portmiami

Virgin Voyages joined forces with Arquitectonica on the design of its new terminal because they wanted to be sure it worked with a firm that understood how to highlight and honor the Magic City.
Miami Herald features University of Miami School of Architecture - Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio

Miami Herald features University of Miami School of Architecture - Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio

Miami Herald – “…the honor went to a relatively modest building was a happy surprise for UM, Murphy and its designers at Arquitectonica, co-founder Bernardo Fort-Brescia and principal Raymond Fort, his son. They credited the expressive manner in which the building wields and bends raw concrete and the painstaking craftsmanship needed to shape it. “It is immediately impressive,” said UM’s architecture dean, Rodolphe el-Khoury.
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The VN Millennium Faria Lima officially launched

The VN Millennium Faria Lima officially launched

The VN Millennium Faria Lima are two luxury residential towers rising in parallel as part of a unified complex facing the prime orientation to Faria Lima in Sao Paulo. A development realized by Vitacon and Hines, this project is perfect example of Arquitectonica and Athie | Wohnrath prevailing collaboration influencing design in Brazil.
Awards
Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio wins 2018 Building of the Year

Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio wins 2018 Building of the Year

University of Miami School of Architecture’s Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio Building wins American-Architects 2018 Building of the Year Award. Designed by Arquitectonica and Lead Designer Raymond Fort. From 43 Building of the Week reviews in 2018 and more than 4,000 votes casted, the Studio Building won with an impressive 38% of the vote. A special thanks to all those who voted and a huge congratulations to everyone involved in the project.