Two teams vying for Miami Beach Convention Center redevelopment make final presentations Tuesday - Miami Beach - MiamiHerald.com: " . . . . Each team will get four hours for its presentation. The Portman-CMC team, led by Atlanta developer Portman Holdings, will go first, at 10:30 a.m. The team includes Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group. The Portman team has proposed a $1.15 billion budget. The ACE South Beach team, led by Tishman Hotel & Realty of New York, will present at 2:30 p.m. The team includes Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas and his Office for Metropolitan Architecture. The ACE team has proposed a $1.2 billion budget. Both presentations will take place at the convention center’s Flamingo Ballroom in Hall C. The Miami Beach City Commission is expected to select the winner in June." (read more at link above)
Key Lincoln Road property owners endorse South Beach ACE plan - South Florida Business Journal: "Vornado Realty Trust and a handful of key Lincoln Road property owners have endorsed South Beach Ace’s proposal to modernize the Miami Beach Convention Center. “The South Beach ACE team has purposely reoriented the convention center main entrance and concourse towards Lincoln road and also has made a pedestrian friendly median in order to cross 17th Street,” wrote Vornado Realty Trust CEO and Chairman Steven Roth. “The city of Miami Beach will benefit from the master planning firm of OMA focusing on the future of the City.”. . . ."
Miami Beach commissioners ponder taxpayers’ share of convention center redevelopment - Miami Beach - MiamiHerald.com: "After being dazzled for months by stunning designs of what a redeveloped Miami Beach Convention Center district could look like, commissioners on Wednesday got their first serious look at the public price tag associated with the massive project. After a full day of meetings, only one thing was clear: Commissioners want more time to “digest” the financials. . . ."
South Beach ACE Public Forum 03 (March 27, 2013) from OMA on Vimeo.
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Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) Master Plan Miami Beach is in the process of developing the 52-acre Miami Beach Convention Center District. Two top ...
Miami Beach pushes back city vote on convention center proposal - South Florida Business Journal: "Miami Beach commissioners have given themselves more time to choose the developer that will take on the $1 billion-plus convention center district overhaul. Miami Beach Manager Jimmy Morales said Wednesday that the vote would not happen June 5 as originally scheduled. Currently, no new date has been finalized."
MIAMI BEACH SQUARE from BIG on Vimeo.
BIG together with West 8, Fentress, JPA and developers Portman CMC proposes Miami Beach Square as the centerpiece of their 52 acre Convention Center. Miami Beach Square involves bringing to life one of Miami Beach’s most underutilized public sites with a fully-revamped convention center capable of luring major events from around the world, inviting green spaces, and cultural venues. Miami Beach Square serves as the pivoting point for all activities around it. The main streets are connected across the square for pedestrians and bicycles – and vehicular access. The Soundscape is connected across the square to The Botanical Gardens and the Holocaust memorial. Pennsylvania Avenue is connected across the square to Convention Center Boulevard. The shortcuts and connections define an urban block structure of building and landscapes. Rather than a great green empty void, the public realm is programmed by patches of landscapes and buildings connected by plazas and paths. Some of the patches of park are peeled open to accommodate for small-scale community owned businesses: a shake shack, a bike rental, a small gallery.
Miami Beach Convention Center proposal by BIG - Dezeen
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Miami Beach Convention Center proposal with green roof and public square by BIG as part of Portman CMC.
BIG: miami beach convention center proposal - Designboom
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BIG: miami beach convention center proposal seeks to create green urban spaces.
BIG Unveils Design for Miami Beach Convention Center | ArchDaily
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BIG has collaborated with West 8, Fentress, JPA and developers Portman CMC to challenge an OMA- and South Beach ACE-lead team in the 52-acre Miami Beach Convention Center overhaul. With a mission to “bring Miami Beach back to ...
Oedipal Complex: BIG And OMA Vie For Miami Beach ... - Architizer
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Here are the facts: The current Miami Beach Convention Center occupies a 52-acre site at the city, adjacent to its city hall, as well as to cultural attractions such as the Jackie Gleason Theater. Each firm has enlisted a team (BIG, West 8, Fentress, JPA, and Portman CMC versus OMA, ... Image courtesy of OMA. A nice esplanade, though the only people who ride bikes near South Beach are old leathery dudes. OMA_Miami (5). Image courtesy of OMA. Another esplanade, this one a bit ...
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