Less than three years ago, tens of thousands of condo units built during the 2002-2008 boom sat empty in downtown Miami. Yet what was arguably the worst real estate market in the country following the crash now stands out as one of the strongest.
Inspiring architecture showcases the talents of the designer – it also reflects the progressive outlook of the client who commissioned the project. For the Aqua project at Allison Island, Miami Beach, Dacra Development commissioned three leading US architects to each design one mid-rise condo in a modernist architectural style. New York architect Alex Gorlin was one of the architects. Photo by Michael Moran