Miami Beach’s Faena District

A hotel, forum, shopping center and more for the cultured traveler

Occupying a stretch of beachfront land from 32nd to 36th Streets in Miami Beach (and reaching from the Atlantic Ocean to Indian Creek Drive), the Faena District comprises a series of architecturally captivating buildings, each with its own carefully considered mission. The hotel, aptly named the Faena Hotel Miami Beach, represents the heart of the destination and opened back in December 2015. One year later …

Timmerhuis, Rotterdam

The iconic building reimagined by architects, city government, a construction firm and a car company

The Dutch city of Rotterdam is perhaps the perfect place for an architect who wants to explore what can be done in the field of green housing. Rotterdam—which was bombed heavily during the Second World War—has little architectural heritage to protect. This led to a slew of new, innovative buildings in the city, as architects have more freedom to create and experiment without being bound …