News Type: Architecture

Miami Architecture – Fontainebleau Hotel

No better time to feature Morris Lapidus’ magic, than during The National Association of REALTORS annual conference – President’s Circle RPAC, being hosted in Miami at the epic Fontainebleau Hotel. First, let me start by sharing…

Miami Architecture – Venetian Pool in Coral Gables

We can categorize Miami Landmarks in many ways, from style, location, era, scale … so many choices!! But there’s one place that it’s undoubtedly a landmark, and that’s The Venetian Pool. There isn’t one time that…

Miami Architecture – Brickell Arch

The Brickell Arch was formerly known as Espirito Santo Plaza and built by KPF (Kohn Pederson Fox Associates, Architects) in 2004.  One of my all-time favorite facades that makes me stop dead in my tracks every…

Miami Detached – poem inspired by Vincent Scully

I wrote this poem for an assignment as a 4th year architecture student at The University of Miami.  It was a seminar by the renowned Yale art historian, Vincent Scully, who inspired students for years with…

Architectural Eye

Every once in a while I have the right to be a little strange, a bit bizarre or just out there.  This is my blog after all and if you are reading this and don’t like …

What exactly is Cuban Tile?

In Miami, when visiting older homes, you will usually hear about Cuban Tile, but what exactly is it? We are Architecture Realtors in Miami and specialize in historic homes and architecturally significant real estate, so it’s…

Habitat for Humanity and Avanti Way Realty

Habitat for Humanity may be one of my favorite non-profit organizations in the world.  It just fits in with my core passions: home ownership and architecture/building. Their mission: “Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing…

Historic Cuban Barrel Tile

A lot of you will be reading this thinking its a bit boring (at least Rick thinks so), but I wanted to address this because a lot of our Miami Beach Real Estate customers are constantly…

Miamism Fridays – Kobi Karp

Kobi Karp Architecture, Interior Design and Planning continues to impress us both locally and internationally.  Passion is visible from every shot featured on their Instagram.  The shot above is from a custom designed Kobi Karp residence…

Home Selling Checklist

With every market report we publish, we prove, time and time again, that homes that are remodeled and in move-in condition, sell quicker and for more money.  The number one question we get, when someone is…

4 Myths of Green Building Design

Green Building Design is becoming more and more popular for obvious reasons.  Some of us are realistic about climate change and know there are things we can do, not only help the environment, but have a healthier…