BIG leads the grove at grand bay in miami
dec 08, 2012
BIG leads the grove at grand bay in miami



BIG leads the coconut grove at grand bay in miami development
all images courtesy of BIG

 

 

 

the ‘grove at grand bay’ residences, located on the former site of the grand bay hotel and just minutes from key areas including the airport, 

downtown miami and coral gables shall leave an imprint on the south bayshore drive community, redefining luxury and breathing new life
into 
coconut grove for decades to come. developed by terra group miami’s leading real-estate development company, in collaboration with BIG,
raymond jungles, nichols brosch wurst wolfe & associates, esrawe, desimone, and HNGS, the construction is scheduled to 
begin in the
fourth quarter of 2012, completing end of 2014. upon completion, the project seeks leed certification silver designation,
the first such 
structure in coconut grove.

 

 


porte cochère entry

 

 

 

rising 20 stories over the bay-front, grove at grand bay will showcase 96 expansive residences with panoramic views from every angle as the two 
towers
take off from the ground and clear the surrounding buildings, readjusting their orientation to capture the full breadth of panoramic views from 
sailboat bays
and the marina to the miami skyline. the interactive movement of the two towers creates a new dancing silhouette on the grove’s skyline.

 

 


gardens surrounding the towers

 

 

 

whether in the shade of the buildings’ twisting facades or inside, residents of the grove at grand bay will fully experience and relish living amid the 
open air.
the gardens and architecture will fuse seamlessly at the amenity levels, maximizing indoor outdoor living experiences that are unique to the 
south florida climate.
views down into the gardens, towards the surrounding canopied neighborhoods, and beyond sailboat bay will offer peaceful,
verdant backdrops to elegant
residential interiors and vast balconies. the interior design of the individual units are refined towards minimalism and 
luxury. with an open flow-through floor plan,
each residence will showcase 12′ ceilings and 12′ floor-to-ceiling windows, first among florida 
developments, and spacious outdoor terraces with wraparound
balconies that create a continuous indoor/outdoor living environment.

 

 


lobby

 

 

 


’miami has developed a contemporary condominium vernacular that combines brise soleil style balcony shading with floor-to-ceiling windows in order
to best enjoy the panoramic water views of the area. we propose to elaborate on these indigenous elements and continue the evolution of the local
condominium architecture.’bjarke ingels, founding partner, BIG.

 

pedro martin, chairman, chief executive officer and founder of terra group has stated:

‘grove at grand bay’s impressive aesthetic and unparalleled service are tantamount to the evolution of coconut grove and raises the bar to olympic 
heights.’

 

 


lounge

 

 


communal space

 

 


ocean view from apartment

 

 


view of gardens and pool from balconies

 

 


marina views

 

 


aerial view of towers

 

 


at night

 

 


model

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

project info:

 

 

partner-in-charge: bjarke ingels, thomas christoffersen
project leaders: leon rost, ziad shebab

team: tiago barros, jitendra jain, brian foster, ed yung, terrence chew, ji-young joon, kasper hansen, chris malcolm, alana goldweit,
martin voelkle, greg knobloch, ho kyung lee, mina rafiee, cat huang, maureen mcgee, chris falla, valerie lechene

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