zaha hadid: one thousand museum brings boldness to the miami skyline
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aug 07, 2013
zaha hadid: one thousand museum brings boldness to the miami skyline


zaha hadid: one thousand museum brings boldness to the miami skyline
image © zaha hadid architects, rendering by catapult 13

 

 

 

two new images have been released of zaha hadid‘s first residential building design in the united states. the 60 storey luxury condominium, slated to galvanize the miami skyline by 2014. located along a major traffic artery, biscayne boulevard, the ‘one thousand museum’ is set to tower at 700+ feet and wear its structure on its skin. a sinuous exoskeleton is to characterize the building and hide protruding balconies. the project proposes to add credibility to the city as a maturing international cosmopolitan center by using hadid’s unique formal vocabulary to create cultural capital. units are reported to be priced anywhere from 900 USD to 1400 USD per square foot, so about 4 million to upwards of 15 million USD per dwelling. duplex penthouses could be priced between 30 million USD to 50 million USD, catering to miami’s ultraluxury market. 

 

see more about the design development of the ‘one thousand museum’ tower on designboom here.

 

 


a new rendering reveals the ‘one thousand museum’ tower by zaha hadid at night
image © zaha hadid architects, rendering by catapult 13

 

 


visualization of zaha hadid’s ‘one thousand museum’ and surrounding programs
video courtesy of one thousand museum

 

 

the exoskeleton is part of a greater concept of melding structure and skin
image © one thousand museum

 

 


zaha hadid’s ‘one thousand museum’ tower along in the context of the miami skyline
image © one thousand museum

 

 

the sinuous form in the oceanfront skyline context
image © one thousand museum

 

 

view out from the tower
image © one thousand museum

 

 

the glittering cityscape is emboldened by the honest, albeit conceptually rich, architectural form
image © one thousand museum

 

 

interiors reframe the southern urban metropolis with curves
image © one thousand museum

 

 

interior view
image © one thousand museum

 

 

the architectural language is a synthesis of form and structure
image © one thousand museum

 

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