Miami's starchitect-designed residential towers

Eight new starchitect-designed apartment towers in Miami

As the art and design communities prepare to descend on Miami next week, here's a recap of residential skyscrapers designed by some of the world's most famous architects, all of which are either rising or recently completed in the city.

Art fair Art Basel and design show Design Miami both take place in the Florida city every December, and have given the city a cultural gravitas that has led to an influx of new development.

As a result, the last few years have seen the city transform from a retirement resort into a major tourist destination, with attractions ranging from a Sou Fujimoto-designed shopping centre to OMA's nearly complete Faena Forum.

But the majority of new developments in the city are residential, with architects including BIG, Herzog & de Meuron, Renzo Piano and Foster + Partners all working on towers.

We've rounded up eight of the most impressive examples:


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The Towers by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners' plans for a pair of skyscrapers to be constructed in Brickell take advantage of the city's new height limit.

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Grove at Grand Bay by BIG

Work has finished on Bjarke Ingels Group's first condominium project in the United States, a pair of glass high-rise buildings that overlook Biscayne Bay.

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One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid

Images released in May 2016 revealed more details and showed the interior designs for late architect Zaha Hadid's residential skyscraper currently under construction close to the city's waterfront.

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Apeiron by Rafael Moneo

The 1996 Pritzker Prize winner Rafael Moneo's first Miami project is a pair of upscale residential towers intended to revitalise the once-famous Jockey Club.

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Eighty Seven Park by Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano Building Workshop has begun work on a glass-sheathed tower in Miami Beach that will be the firm's first residential project in the USA.

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Park Grove by OMA

OMA's New York office unveiled plans to build three residential towers beside the bay in Miami's Coconut Grove neighbourhood. Practice partner Shohei Shigematsu explained the design to Dezeen in an exclusive interview.

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Sweetbird South Residences by Studio Gang

Studio Gang, the Chicago firm led by architect Jeanne Gang, has unveiled plans for a 14-storey apartment block in the Miami Design District, with a sculptural facade that will frame sea-facing balconies.

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Jade Signature by Herzog & de Meuron

Developers have released several images of Herzog & de Meuron's Jade Signature 198 metre-high residential tower for Miami.

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