Miami's Brickell neighborhood has seen a boom of skyscrapers in recent years, dubbing it a “mini-Manhattan." Soon, Miami will really be able to stake this claim with its own version of Daniel Burnham's famous Flatiron Building. Located in the Financial district, the 64 story Brickell Flatiron luxury condominium tower has just reached the halfway mark of construction, with one floor to be constructed per week until completion.
Massimo Iosa Ghini
On November 30th Miami’s design elite descend on the YoungArts Jewel Box for From Memphis to Miami – an evocative, 180-minute flash exhibition unveiling the work and message of Italian design legend Massimo Iosa Ghini.
For one night only, Brickell Flatiron joins forces with the National YoungArts Foundation and leading Italian design brands; Barausse, Casalgrande Padana, Milldue, Margraf, Oikos, Platform, Snaidero, and Zucchetti.Kos, to showcase Iosa Ghini’s prolific work and 30 years of creative activity.
The idea of the Quattro Punti per una Torre installation, designed by Massimo Iosa Ghini for FMG Fabbrica Marmi e Graniti, is to use the primordial monolith, the whole massive block of stone material. In collaboration with Iguzzini, Tecnovision, and Faraonea, the project at the University of Milan represents produced architecture and sculptures from time immemorial, repeated through the use of the large-sized ceramic slab with a finish that draws inspiration from the quarry stone. More images and architects’ description after the break.