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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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September 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

After more than a decade during which no major resorts were constructed in the Phoenix area, Arizona's capital city h...

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

Concrete maintains a special reputation for strength, durability, flexibility, and sustainability. These associations...

November 01, 2000 | By C.C. Sullivan, Editorial Director

Can buildings heal the sick? If considered a physical extension of health-care practice and an embodiment of natural...

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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July 01, 2008 |

Higher education construction spending is currently 18% higher than a year ago, but the year-to-year gain will slide...

June 01, 2005 | By Julie S. Higginbotham

Add the explosion in the number of school-aged kids nationally to the glut of huge, vacant stores in many communities...

February 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

While the emergence of building information modeling is no doubt providing huge advantages in cost and time savings o...

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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October 01, 2004 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

The Peabody Institute's concert hall (built in 1866) and its adjacent library (completed in 1878) were the first buil...

May 01, 2005 | Staff

Thirty-three years ago, when Rabbi Charles Rosenzveig built the nation's first Holocaust Museum at the Jewish Communi...

March 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Last month, construction crews from Northbrook, Ill.-based curtain wall contractor Arcadia Products began the monumen...

December 01, 2000 | By Gordon Wright, Senior Editor

The process of designing and constructing a building is markedly different from that of manufacturing a product. But...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate, project designer Westlake Reed Leskosky, Cleveland EDUCATION BS, BArch, Kent State University MArch, Harva...

January 01, 2009 |

Associate principal WDG Architecture, Washington, D.C. EDUCATION BArch, BS, Kent State University PROFESSIONAL CREDEN...

March 01, 2004 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Every architect, possibly anyone who has ever put brick to mortar, has dreamed of being given a completely unencumber...

July 01, 2007 | Jim Haughey, Director, Research and Analytics, Reed Construction Data

The commercial market has been expanding steadily for three years, in pace with the overall economy, and will continu...

August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

27. Next-Generation Green Roofs Sprout up in New York New York is not particularly known for its green roofs, but two...

January 01, 2001 | By Morgan Luciana Danner, Production Editor

Arthur Andersen Worldwide had a problem. It needed more space than was offered at its existing building at Arthur And...

March 01, 2006 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Laboratories are the third-most energy-intensive building type. A single fume hood can consume as much energy as thre...

October 01, 2008 | By Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

Gothic architecture is so ingrained in Princeton University's heritage that the architects and engineers of New York...

October 01, 2001 | By Mindi Zissman, Assistant Editor

What's old is new again. Building Design & Construction's 18th Annual Reconstruction Project Awards provide furth...

September 01, 2007 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Few people would have taken a look at a century-old cigar box factory with crumbling masonry and rotted wood beams an...

June 01, 2003 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Designers of an 11-story Seattle office building received an apparently contradictory message when they first discuss...

October 01, 2006 | Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Through a unique partnership between a public media organization and a performing arts/education entity, a historic b...

August 01, 2004 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Fewer libraries were constructed last year than in any year since 1985. But while the total number, 226 — 195 public...

May 01, 2007 | Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Since its founding in 1945 by John D. and Will A. Cannon, Cannon Design (originally known as Cannon Corporation) has...

January 01, 2002 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Today's buildings are more transparent than ever. Advancements in glazing technology have allowed designers to open u...

January 01, 2009 |

VP, project principal Stanley Consultants, Muscatine, Iowa EDUCATION BSArch, University of Illinois MArch, MIT PROFES...

February 01, 2006 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

Think about this: If you were asked to identify the one building type that needed the highest-quality indoor air, the...

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

U.S. corporations often underestimate the importance workplace design and layout has on their employees, and as a res...

October 01, 2007 | Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

More than 77 million passengers traveled through Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in 2006, according to the Air...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Slow to catch on in the 1990s, water-free urinals are finally making their way into the mainstream building market. A...

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