Tag: Miami

Alan Faena is working "with the best minds"
in architecture to bring Argentina to Miami Beach

Alan Faena is working "with the best minds" in architecture to bring Argentina to Miami Beach

Interview: after building the most talked-about urban development in Buenos Aires, Argentinian hotelier and property developer Alan Faena has now turned his attention to Miami Beach, where he has commissioned architects including Rem Koolhaas and Norman Foster to create the Faena District Miami Beach. In a rare interview, he told Dezeen about his plans (+ slideshow). More »

Craig Robins: "Furniture companies key
to regenerating Miami Design District"

Craig Robins: "Furniture companies key to regenerating Miami Design District"

Dezeen and MINI World Tour: in the second part of our interview with Craig Robins, the Miami property developer explains how bringing back furniture showrooms was the catalyst for transforming the city's derelict Design District into the thriving luxury shopping destination it is today. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »

Craig Robins: people thought Miami’s Art
Deco buildings "should be torn down"

Craig Robins: people thought Miami’s Art Deco buildings "should be torn down"

Dezeen and MINI World Tour: property developer Craig Robins discusses his role in transforming Miami’s South Beach from a rundown retirement village into a glamorous holiday destination in this movie filmed during Design Miami last year. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »

Herzog & de Meuron is "deconstructing
stupid architecture" in Miami

Herzog & de Meuron is "deconstructing stupid architecture" in Miami

Dezeen and MINI World Tour: in our first movie from Miami, Jacques Herzog of Herzog & de Meuron claims the Swiss architecture studio is trying to create a "new vernacular for Miami" that eschews sealed, air-conditioned buildings in favour of more "transparent or permeable" structures. More »