News Type: Architecture

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…

Miami Architecture – Merrick House

We all know Miami is a young city, a baby compared to many other United States cities.  But when you think of Miami’s birth, Coral Gables always comes to mind and the man behind Coral Gables,…

Miamism Reader Testimonial

There’s nothing we appreciate more than our loyal readers.  Once in a while, we’ll get a great email that lights up our day and wanted to share one we received this week. After reading our article…

What makes a Miami historic house special

Ines Hegedus-Garcia, although a full-time REALTOR, has an architecture degree and hence specializes in historic homes in Miami. She will help you identify those features that make a historic home special.

Please don’t use the wrong window

We are reviving an old article about historic windows since we have received so many questions about windows this week. I wrote this back in October 2007 – remember to look in the category section of…

Miami Architecture – 1111 Lincoln Road

We continue our significant Miami architecture series, this time with a perfect Miamism, a “designer parking lot”.  Only in Miami do we have parking structures designed by world renown architects.  1111 Lincoln Road has been a super…