Gallery: BIG Unveils Plans for Massive Green Overhaul of Miami Beach Co...

 
As it stands now, the Miami Beach Convention Center is the antithesis of the vibrant and lush city that surrounds it. But that's about to change. The convention center is home to the annual Art Basel Miami show and it will soon be a work of art in itself once Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) completes a massive renovation project. The 52-acre site will be completely overhauled to create Miami Beach Square -- a lively, pedestrian-friendly space that will include mixed-use amenities and lots of green landscaping. The rooftop of the new convention center will feature a sprawling green roof that will double as a canvas on which works of art will be displayed.

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