Aqua: Miami Modern by the Sea

Aqua: Miami Modern by the Sea


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Aqua: Miami Modern by the Sea by Steven Brooke

The revitalization of Miami's South Beach Art Deco district is one of architecture and urban design's great success stories. A Modernist building boom now complements the existing Art Deco gems, and the Aqua development is the culmination of this transformation. The brainchild of developer Craig Robins, Aqua is the first New Urbanist community that features exclusively Modernist work-with a star roster of architects, such as Alison Spear, Hariri & Hariri, and Alexander Gorlin. Specifically commissioned artworks by renowned artists Richard Tuttle and Guillermo Kuitca add visual interest to the public spaces. Combining the best of neo-traditional urbanism with cutting-edge Modernist designs, Aqua provides a compelling model for the future of growing communities worldwide.

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ISBN-13: 9780847829729
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 11/13/2007
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 10.40(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Beth Dunlop is the author of numerous books, and is a regular contributor to House & Garden magazine. She is architecture critic for the Miami Herald. Steven Brooke is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and winner of the AIA National Institute Honor Award for photography. He is the author and photographer of Rizzoli's Sonoma Valley Style and Historic Houses of Virginia. Terence Riley, former chief curator of architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, is currently director of the Miami Art Museum, in Miami, Florida.

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