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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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December 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

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December 01, 2005 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

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October 01, 2002 | By Mindi Zissman, Products Editor

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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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March 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

The Telenor Group, Norway's largest telecommunications organization, set a high bar for information and communication...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

In the days when three-quarters of America was a wild, lawless no-man's land, Pioneer Courthouse in Portland, Ore., s...

September 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Why choose a metal roof when retrofitting your building? According to Mark James, a former independent roofing consul...

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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Your firm doesn't "do" healthcare, you say. Fine. How might the principles of evidence-based hospital design be appli...

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When New York architect David Yum first set foot in the high-rise Leema Building lobby in Seoul, South Korea, he felt...

March 01, 2003 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Office and retail markets are taking a beating in most areas of the country. Commercial office vacancies are approach...

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Despite working at what was described as the most dangerous construction site in the U.S., only 35 of the 1,500 plus...

October 01, 2006 | Maggie Koerth-Baker

Designed by H. H. Richardson in the 1870s to serve the city's burgeoning Back Bay neighborhood, Trinity Church in the...

July 01, 2003 | By Maggie Koerth, Editorial Intern

It's been a heckuva year for building owners and developers. Even giants are faltering in markets such as hotels, ind...

May 01, 2003 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

During the judging for Building Design & Construction's 6th Annual Building Team Awards, judge Elva Rubio, of Gen...

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London-based architect Allies and Morrison designed its new office building to provide ample studio space for an expa...

September 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

Mid-twentieth-century projects are in a state of limbo. In many cities, safeguards against quick demolition don't eve...

November 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Call it the green restaurant that almost wasn't. Three years ago, when artist Paul Basile, who specializes in archite...

December 01, 2006 | By Jim Haughey, Director, Research and Analytics, Reed Construction Data

Construction will experience a supportive economic environment again in 2007, with the nonresidential construction se...

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National director of healthcare Ellerbe Becket, Washington, D.C. EDUCATION BSArch, BArch, The Catholic University of...

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

At one time the tallest building west of the Mississippi, the Foshay Tower has stood proudly on the Minneapolis skyli...

February 01, 2008 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

It wouldn’t be surprising to discover that a good part of the AEC community is unaware of the activity surrounding be...

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On June 2, 1900, three-year-old John Skelton Williams, whose father was the president of Sea-board Air Line Railroad,...

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It stands just 660 feet from a major fault line, in a region that experiences dozens of temblors a year. It will face...

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From its humble beginnings as a tiny pharmaceutical college founded by 14 Boston pharmacists, the Massachusetts Colle...

October 01, 2006 | Staff

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Unico Properties LLC, a Seattle-based real estate firm, owns and operates seven million sf of property in the western...

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