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Miami’s New Science Museum to Feature an Incredible 500,000 Gallon Gulf Stream Aquarium

Miami’s New Science Museum to Feature an Incredible 500,000 Gallon Gulf Stream Aquarium

http://youtu.be/qxLmYEUC70o Just one of the many displays, the Gulf Stream Tank will be open to the sun and sky and viewable from all five floors of the Museum, which will collect and reuse rainwater.

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SOM Unveils Miami Multimodal Hub for All Aboard Florida’s New Rail Network

SOM Unveils Miami Multimodal Hub for All Aboard Florida’s New Rail Network

Both Florida residents and visitors utilize the heavily congested highways to travel between Central and South Florida. To ease the congestion and take cars off the road, a private company called Florida

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Miami Developer Offers Free Tesla Model S to Penthouse Buyers

Miami Developer Offers Free Tesla Model S to Penthouse Buyers

A Miami developer is offering an unusual perk for prospective tenants: if potential buyers play their cards right, they may receive a customized Telsa Model S free with their new penthouse. Property

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World’s Largest Solar-Powered Boat Lands in London, Completes Gulf Stream Environmental Study

World’s Largest Solar-Powered Boat Lands in London, Completes Gulf Stream Environmental Study

Earlier this June, the transatlantic speed record-holding solar catamaran was converted into a scientific platform to collect data between on the Gulf Stream between Oostende and London. The researchers

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Study Predicts Coastal Flooding Damage Will Cost $1 Trillion a Year by 2050

Study Predicts Coastal Flooding Damage Will Cost $1 Trillion a Year by 2050

As the sea level rises and storms become more intense due to the effects of climate change, a new study predicts that damage to coastal cities will cost $1 trillion every year by 2050. The research, which

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Avis Magica Tower for Miami Boasts a 120 Meter-Tall Aquarium and Energy-Generating “Feathers”

Avis Magica Tower for Miami Boasts a 120 Meter-Tall Aquarium and Energy-Generating “Feathers”

Bucharest-based studio Armarada just unveiled Avis Magica - a conceptual vertical tower for Miami that boasts a 120 meter-tall aquarium and energy-generating "feathers," among many other zany features. An

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OMA Wins Competition to Design Miami Beach Convention Center

OMA Wins Competition to Design Miami Beach Convention Center

The winning team, dubbed South Beach ACE, which was headlined by OMA, also included architects TVSdesign, landscape architects MVVA and Raymond Jungles, and developers Tishman and UIA. The plan

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Visiondivision’s Stunning Concept for Miami’s Bayfront Park Looks a Lot Like the Rising Sun!

Visiondivision’s Stunning Concept for Miami’s Bayfront Park Looks a Lot Like the Rising Sun!

Originally, the land where Bayfront Park sits was home to the Everglades. Dredged to create a port and real estate opportunities, the area is now home to host of human landmarks. Bringing a sense of

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The Hidden Ark: 500 Foot Noah’s Ark-Style Zoo to be Constructed in Miami

The Hidden Ark: 500 Foot Noah’s Ark-Style Zoo to be Constructed in Miami

Last year, we reported that Dutchman Johan Huibers built a life-size Noah's Ark as a biblical attraction for the Netherlands. Now four Christians from Florida are taking a page out of his book by

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BIG Unveils Plans For Luxurious LEED GOLD Coconut Grove Condominiums With a (Literal) Twist

BIG Unveils Plans For Luxurious LEED GOLD Coconut Grove Condominiums With a (Literal) Twist

Most beachfront hotels and condominium towers employ a traditional box-like design. While this is efficient, it means only rooms on one side of the building get access to unrestricted views of the ocean

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Catherine Nelson Creates Incredible Floating Worlds From Hundreds of Nature Photographs

Catherine Nelson Creates Incredible Floating Worlds From Hundreds of Nature Photographs

Nelson returned to her love of photography in 2008 after lending her talents to such illustrious projects as Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 300, Moulin Rouge, and Australia. Drawing upon

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Florida International University Creates Massive Wall of Wind to Simulate Hurricane Conditions

Florida International University Creates Massive Wall of Wind to Simulate Hurricane Conditions

For homebuilders, constructing a house that can withstand hurricane winds can be tricky, because the only way to run a test is to wait for a major storm to develop. Florida International University just

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Evo Love Upcycles Vintage Junk Into Creepy Tableaus

Evo Love Upcycles Vintage Junk Into Creepy Tableaus

Evo combs thrift stores and trash bins in the Miami area for old toys, pulp fiction, religious memorabilia, comic books, newspapers, heirlooms, and vintage junk. Using these pieces that are rife with

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Grimshaw Breaks Ground on the Miami Science Museum Which Will Be Its Own Living Exhibit

Grimshaw Breaks Ground on the Miami Science Museum Which Will Be Its Own Living Exhibit

Grimshaw Architects broke ground on the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in downtown Miami’s Museum Park last Friday. The 250,000 square-foot complex is expected to be among the world’s

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Lexus Fashion Workshop Recycles Car Parts Into Environmental Haute Couture

Lexus Fashion Workshop Recycles Car Parts Into Environmental Haute Couture

Luxury carmaker Lexus is now trying their hand at making luxurious jewelry -- but they aren't dipping into the world's supply of platinum and diamonds. Instead, the automaker is on a mission to elevate

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South Pointe Park is a Sweeping, Ecologically Sensitive Park in South Beach

South Pointe Park is a Sweeping, Ecologically Sensitive Park in South Beach

South Pointe Park is an urban green space and has a number of assets as its disposal, particularly the park's expansive views out onto the Atlantic and across Government Cut. It sits next to a lively

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Architect Chad Oppenheim on Sustainable Architecture

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Architect Chad Oppenheim on Sustainable Architecture

In this video interview Miami architect Chad Oppenheim - designer of the stunning green COR Tower for Miami -  talks about the changing real estate market, the construction economy and his take on

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INFLATABLE: Floating Solar-Powered Stage Could Revitalize Miami Marine Stadium

INFLATABLE: Floating Solar-Powered Stage Could Revitalize Miami Marine Stadium

The Miami Marine Stadium was originally designed by Hilario Candela, built in 1963, and has since been abandoned and vandalized. The annual DawnTown design competition seeks to come up with innovative

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NC-office Designs Charming L-Shaped Self-Sustaining Homes For Haiti

NC-office Designs Charming L-Shaped Self-Sustaining Homes For Haiti

The small 8x8 modules consist of four rooms that form an L-shape. This allows the buildings to interlock repeatedly while also allowing for a small private garden. But the real beauty is that they are

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Artist Sinisa Kukec Transforms Trash Into Treasure

Artist Sinisa Kukec Transforms Trash Into Treasure

Kukec gleans these materials from everywhere from the trash to sourcing from friends.  In fact, he bought many of the frames used in his latest exhibition from a drug addict, and was gifted a desk from

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Miami’s Only LEED Gold Tower Can Withstand 300mph Winds!

Miami’s Only LEED Gold Tower Can Withstand 300mph Winds!

Located in Miami's Brickell Financial District, the new tower hosts over 582,000 sq ft of leasable 'class A' space. And unlike most buildings in the Miami area, the new Brickell building features

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Oppenheim Unveils Exoskeletal LEED Campus Center for Miami Dade

Oppenheim Unveils Exoskeletal LEED Campus Center for Miami Dade

Thanks to firm Oppenheim Architecture + Design, Miami Dade College is getting an eye-popping new campus center poised for LEED certification. To be located on Biscayne Boulevard in downtown Miami, the

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Miapolis LEED Eco-City Could Be Next World’s Tallest Building

Miapolis LEED Eco-City Could Be Next World’s Tallest Building

Designed to be built on Watson Island, Miapolis would measure about 183 meters higher than the Burj Khalifa. The staggering 160-floor eco-city would contain a bevy of entertainment and residential spaces

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Duany Flatpack Prefab Unveiled, 1000 Shelters to be Donated to Haiti

Duany Flatpack Prefab Unveiled, 1000 Shelters to be Donated to Haiti

During his research, Duany says that his team was able to identify four separate classes of Haitians that live in very different ways, and that each home is tailored to their specific needs. To exemplify

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NEW GREEN TOWER IN MIAMI – The COR Building

NEW GREEN TOWER IN MIAMI – The COR Building

A new high rise is going up in Miami’s design district, and its a lean, green, eco machine. A collaboration between Chad Oppenheim architecture + design, energy consultant Buro Happold, and

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