“Billboard Building” Graces the Pages of The Miami Herald
School of Architecture Professor, Allan Shulman helps to transform the south side of the (Miami) Design District with a “Building as Sign”.
By Alastair Gordon | Special to the Miami Herald
We often think of architecture in Miami as a symmetry between water and sky, hovering, distilled by subtropical light, detached from earthly constraints — from the ground plane, from traffic and social unrest. It’s all about the surf and the whiteness of sand and the multimillion-dollar water view. It’s all about the infinity pool, the goddess in white, the broadly cantilevered balcony, the lap pool, the subaqueous glow, the illusion of infinite suspension: physical, economic, environmental, social … until one day, the cycle completes itself, sweet water turns saline, and the mangrove resumes her sovereignty. Read more here.