Client: Urban One Development LLC Location: Miami, Florida Size of Project: 72 Loft Residential Units Construction Cost: $9 Million Completion date: 2005 Unique Features:
Inspired by vintage converted loft buildings, this pioneering urban renewal and redevelopment project recreates and modernizes the concept without losing its vintage flavor. The primary exterior building materials consist of multi-textured colored Chicago brick; smooth-textured painted stucco, aluminum perforated metal terrace screens, and glass terrace guardrails.
The glazing system consists of Tall operable windows that evoke a more industrial feel both from the exterior and interior, giving way to lots of natural light and ventilation and dramatic views of downtown Miami. Residents enjoy a grand oasis with a lush tropical split level garden, Zen aquatic elements, and a large swimming pool, bounded by an 8-foot-high landscaped wall.