“True affordable housing is one that is sustainable, high quality materials and low maintenance. This must all be incorporated into the design by the architectural and engineering team and not depend in the owner or builder to try to piece it together.”
"The consistent guiding value for all who work for a more sustainable housing future should be to make the voices of the most affected people the most elevated and heard."
"I think it is ultimately a question of living up to the standard of being a global city. Increasingly, the most functional global cities have opportunities for people at all ends of the economic spectrum."
“I encourage all stakeholders to look past easy answers and focus on data. What strategies are scientifically shown to provide the most help to the most people? If I’m not trying to help the most people, is my goal really to help?”
“…is the true belief of our CEO and founder that you should be a good citizen of the industry you service. So you could say that Procore.org is based on our founder's vision of being a great company doing great things.”
Designed by STRANG Architecture and located on an exclusive island in Miami Beach, the sleek Masri Residence features deep overhangs and cantilevered planes that result in a sophisticated “tropical modern” aesthetic. A pool and amenity rich cabana complete this water front oasis.
FIU Architecture students visited 27 Star Island to meet with CLF Architects and Coastal Construction to discuss the creation of a tropical modern luxury residence. The historic home was first designed by prominent local Architect Walter C. DeGarmo. The original home is being incorporated into the new design…
“Clearly, as in all of South Florida, housing – or rather the lack of affordable housing across the income spectrum – is a major community concern. My job is to leverage what I have to make something better for those looking to live here.”
Most recently, we visited their adaptive reuse project underway in the Magic City Innovation District. The significance of adaptive reuse as a strategy for urban development cannot be understated. It provides significant benefits to the community by extending the life expectancy of the built environment and reducing our impact on the natural environment.
“Building Sustainable Cities — And A Sustainable Future — Will Need Open Dialogue Among All Branches Of National, Regional And Local Government. And It Will Need The Engagement Of All Stakeholders — Including The Private Sector And Civil Society, And Especially The Poor And Marginalized.” — Ban Ki Moon — Secretary-General Of The United Nations