April 7, 2014

The Port: PAMM featured in Coral Gables Museum architecture exhibition

Coral Gables Museum exhibit depicts an architectural coming of age in Miami.

The Miami Herald's Andres Viglucci explores Marking the Millennium: 21st Century Miami Architecture, a new exhibit at the Coral Gables Museum, guest curated by critic and author, Beth Dunlop

The survey, augmented by a handful of architectural models, spotlights what Dunlop believes to be some of the most significant publicly accessible buildings — no condos, homes or offices — erected in Miami since 1999, when Arquitectonica’s AmericanAirlines Arena made its debut.

What it all underscores, Dunlop said, is what many increasingly believe: The young city is forging a distinctive architectural identity that markedly raises the design bar for new buildings.

Arranged thematically by building use, the lineup ends chronologically with Herzog & deMeuron’s new Pérez Art Museum Miami, which opened in December to near-universal praise.

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