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Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami adaptive reuse of King Cole Hotel Photo Kim Sargent

The Ritz-Carlton Residences sits on a 36-slip private marina in Miami Beach, Fla. The project team for Lionheart Capital’s 111-condominium community was led by Stantec (AOR). Residences are priced from $2 million to $40 million. Photo: Kim Sargent

    

Multifamily Housing | January 20, 2021 | Mike Plotnick, Contributing Editor

The 1920s King Cole Hotel becomes the Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami in the largest residential adaptive reuse project in South Florida.

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October 01, 2005 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

In February 2003, a snowstorm sent the roof of Baltimore's B&O Railroad Museum Roundhouse crashing down, causing...

January 01, 2005 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Asbury United Methodist Church's 180-foot-high steeple is a new landmark on the east side of Tulsa, Okla. Visible for...

July 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Engineers and engineer/architects as a group fared better than other Building Team disciplines last year, according t...

As architects design high-performing commercial buildings, supporting life safety via perimeter fire containment systems is critical. Specifying a tested, listed assembly that incorporates six essential design elements and withstands extreme testing conditions can help architects support passive life safety and optimize opportunities for egress during a commercial building fire.

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October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

It was supposed to be the perfect new office. In July 2003, Two Rivers Marketing Group of Des Moines, Iowa, began wor...

August 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Historic restoration and preservation efforts are accelerating throughout the U.S., thanks in part to available tax c...

May 01, 2009 |

Past Winners 2006 FreemanWhite Hnedak Bobo Group McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Shawmut Design and Construction Wa...

Get inspired! Brick’s adaptability has made it the premier building material for centuries even as styles come and go. Nothing says “classic” like brick, but nothing says “innovative” like brick either. Check out some examples of how fired clay brick remains a major presence in the 21st Century designer’s palette.

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June 01, 2007 | Staff

Traveling carpet The Destination Collection incorporates natural elements from such celebrated destinations as Las Ve...

August 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The just-opened $86 million Seattle Art Museum has doubled the size of its old digs to almost 300,000 sf, in an ideal...

July 01, 2009 |

Monthly construction spending for government buildings is off 7% since last November, with a further 12% drop expecte...

July 01, 2002 | By Rob McManamy, with Barbara Horwitz in St. Louis

Gyo Obata's inspiring odysseyfrom December 7, 1941, to September 11, 2001, and beyond, is truly an incredible journey...

August 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

If a classic movie could reflect the current hotel market, it wouldn't be "Grand Hotel," but rather "Psycho," whose B...

October 01, 2001 | By Mindi Zissman, Assistant Editor

The new Ritz-Carlton, Philadelphia hotel opened last year after a nine-year development odyssey, which began in 1991...

May 01, 2006 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Today's Building Teams are being asked to address the issue of interior noise, a problem afflicting a cross-section o...

August 01, 2008 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

What do the Great Wall of China, Philadelphia's Independence Hall, and Boston Medical Center's new cancer care facili...

March 01, 2005 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

In the heart of Madrid's historic area, where the Principe Pio transit station has been in operation for 125 years, f...

June 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the building's enclosure syste...

March 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Whether it's an earthquake, tornado, blackout, flood or terrorist attack, MasterCard can rest assured that its new da...

June 01, 2009 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Sectioning off large open spaces without making everything feel closed off was the challenge faced by two very differ...

November 01, 2001 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production Editor, and Dave Barista, Associate Editor

The modus operandi was clear. Design a dumbbell-shaped 2 million-sq.-ft. mall in the Dallas suburb of Frisco that ent...

August 01, 2001 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

New design and construction technologies are seldom used unless they can be economically justified. Private-sector bu...

September 01, 2004 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

A confluence of psychographics (values and beliefs), demographics (age and income), and economics (price and value) i...

May 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Say good-bye to the simple wooden lectern and table. Today's college students (and the laptops they bring with them t...

January 01, 2007 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Structural engineer Ron Klemencic got more than he asked for a few years back when he was called in by architect Solo...

May 01, 2007 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Founded in 1969, the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University spent 35 years growing enrollment, bu...

June 01, 2005 | By Matthew Phair, Contributing Editor

One of the more compelling arguments for charter schools is their theoretical ability to streamline decision making....

August 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

The information era has filled nearly every crack and crevice of office buildings with miles and miles of low-voltage...

December 01, 2005 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

When the 1.6 million-sf office tower at 55 East Monroe Street in Chicago was completed in 1972, the 50-story skyscrap...

November 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Advances in how structural steel and concrete are used continue to push the envelope of building performance. Whether...

February 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Retrofitting historic structures with modern building systems can be one of the most difficult aspects of a historic...

November 01, 2008 | By Chris Olson, Contributing Editor

While New York City's Harlem is home to many ethnic groups, its character is largely drawn from its African-American...

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