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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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August 01, 2002 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Newspaper consultants had told Omaha World-Herald that the most economical plan for finally updating its outdated pro...

March 01, 2009 |

Tasked with designing a high-performance, modular community center for seniors, 12 architecture students recently com...

June 01, 2004 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

Mention of architect Frank Gehry brings to mind his characteristically curving structures — notably the Guggenheim Mu...

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

Along with lighting and MEP systems, glass technology represents one of the most dynamic areas of technological chang...

January 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

When a truck bomb exploded outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building the morning of April 19, 1995, hundreds of p...

January 01, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

When it comes to controlling moisture at the building envelope, the construction industry has traditionally focused 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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November 01, 2007 | By Jeff Yoders, Associate Editor

The design firm heading the $200 million Doha International Airport project in Qatar is also in charge of coordinatin...

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

Three decades after its original construction in the early 1970s, the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System Bu...

July 01, 2001 | By C.C. Sullivan, Editorial Director

Electrified, electronic, automatic and smart: these four words describe the state of door hardware, suddenly one of t...

February 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

"Audacious curves." "Cool coatings." "Vibrant colors." These are not phrases typically attributed to metal roofs. But...

November 01, 2001 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

The first baby boomers entering retirement this year mark the start of an inevitably skyrocketing demand for "active"...

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

In 1885, the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, Pa., and its associated courthouse were crowning glories of archite...

May 01, 2002 | Staff

A dramatic theater addition in Hartford, Conn., and an innovative new aquarium and wildlife museum in Springfield, Mo...

November 01, 2006 | Staff

Two thousand six has been a banner year for publicizing the threat of global warming and other issues near and dear t...

May 01, 2003 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

In the multifamily housing business, the key to success is delivering what homebuyers want as fast and as cheaply as...

September 01, 2009 |

The Eisenhower Theater in the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., opened in 1971. By...

May 01, 2001 | By Larry Flynn, Senior Editor

Riding a new wave of necessity, educational construction is trying to keep pace with rapidly rising enrollments throu...

August 01, 2005 | By Dave Barista, Assistant Managing Editor

Picture yourself a student at the newly renovated and expanded Deer Path Middle School in Lake Forest, Ill.: First th...

March 01, 2007 | Staff

1450 Bricknell Office Tower 35 stories, 580,000 sf $240 million Rilea Group (D); Nichols Brosch Wurst & Wolfe Ass...

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

The property that luxury French retailer Longchamp found for its flagship Manhattan boutique, La Maison Unique, was a...

February 26, 2007 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Metal roofing has a reputation for being durable—both low- and steep-slope systems can remain operational for 30 year...

October 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Located on a promontory on Staten Island overlooking New York Harbor, 102-year-old Curtis High School stands strong a...

August 01, 2004 | By Dave Barista, Associate Editor

Eat your heart out, James Bond! With a design that the fictional spy might have expected from Ian Fleming's ever-inve...

August 01, 2001 | By Gordon Wright, Senior Editor

Transparent glazing is a shared feature of the curtain walls of the Halo Industries building in Niles, Ill., and the...

May 01, 2001 | By C.C. Sullivan, Editorial Director

Most heartening to advocates of sustainable construction are those projects for which commercial viability is the top...

May 01, 2008 | Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre rises like three crashing waves cresting above Interstate 75 in northwest Atla...

March 01, 2009 |

When it comes to implementing high-efficiency lighting systems, such as LEDs and T5/T8 fluorescents, first cost and p...

March 01, 2005 | By Gordon Wright, Executive Editor

As its name implies, The Gate is the symbolic entryway to a rapidly developing, 100-acre financial district in Dubai,...

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

Six years ago, Kevin Kampschroer, director of research and expert services in the General Services Administration's O...

December 01, 2003 | By Jim Haughey, Reed Business Economist

Recent reports show surprisingly bright signs that the economy is picking up steam much more rapidly than many expect...

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