04 Jun '15, 5pm

#Luiis_3x ] SHoP reveals design for downtown Miami’s proposed “Innovation District”: Often c... [ #Luispokel ]

The District’s design is vertically oriented with several distinct levels for specific uses, including the Commons level for public access and building entrances and the Horizon level, which includes green-roof spaces for outdoor events. Central in the planned development, the 630-foot Miami Innovation Tower will host standard office space, restaurants and observation decks. However, its most noteworthy feature is its“fully-integrated active skin,” an innovation promoted as the first in the world. According to SHoP, “unlike traditional billboard signage, the mesh-like messaging technologies are in fact integrated completely into the complex, pleated form of the tower’s exterior. The result is an ethereal, highly-transparent surface, open to the slender concrete tower core and views of the city and the sky beyond.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/shop-reveals-design-for-downtown-mia...

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