$300M Parterre 42 Unveiled In Design District, With Innovative Biophilic Design

Plans have been revealed for an office and retail complex in the Design District called Parterre 42.

Parterre 42 will feature an innovative biophilic design that turns the building inside out and makes occupants feel that they are working in nature, the developer said.

Occupants will also be breathing outdoor air even when inside, thanks to a Dedicated Outdoor Air System designed to deliver fresh air indoors.

There will also be massive functional outdoor spaces totaling 80,000 square feet “overflowing with lush greenery.”

The building design “eschews the expected glass and steel facade of a typical office development, instead delivering a beautiful cascading garden befitting of the architecturally-rich location and bringing huge benefits of wellness and expansive outdoor space to tenants,” a press release said.

The total project size is 500,000 square feet, with a development value of $300 million. An entire city block will be occupied, bounded by NE 42nd and 43rd Streets, between NE 2nd and 4th Aves.

The 320,000 square feet of office will have 13-foot ceiling heights and one of the largest floor plates in Miami.

COOKFOX Architects of New York is designing the project.

Helm Equities, an affiliate of New York-based JEMB Realty Corporation, is the developer.

 


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Melo is sigma and chad
30 days ago

Good Design Distract needs to expand north

anonymous
30 days ago

With this development, it’s expanding eastward more than anything.

Anonymous
30 days ago

It’ll be better connected to Biscayne Boulevard and the Upper East Side.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Hey dummy, it’s the “Design District.”

“Distract” is deflecting attention.

scrimshaw
29 days ago

so your into demolishing all the old and very pricey homes of buena vista for bad related and melo b.s. boxes

Michael Hoffman
28 days ago

Its an Empty lot.

scrimshaw
28 days ago

im responding to melos cheerleaders comment above..i know its an empty lot…would you want your historic home neighborhood upzoned for towers??

Anonymous
27 days ago

^
Okay Grumpy Smurf!

Anonymous
30 days ago

Outstanding. Love that it office space.

David Hasselhoff
30 days ago

Great looking project. Realistically though, how often can you open up all the windows and doors like that? Maybe a couple weeks in January but this aint LA.

Me!
30 days ago

I seriously doubt that’s what they have in mind. It’s probably safe to assume that the “Dedicated Outdoor Air System designed to deliver fresh air indoors” simply has the ability to continuously circulate conditioned air through its outdoor intakes as opposed to primarily recirculating indoor air after it’s been cooled. It’d be the equivalent of turning off the recirculated air option in your car, presumably with a greater capacity than the standard car system to efficiently keep that air cool. During the age of endemic COVID, that’s a definite plus for those returning to indoor work spaces. Wouldn’t surprise me if that becomes the new norm.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Air filters exist, which is why mask mandates on airplanes with industrial-grade air filtration systems was ridiculous.

wikifacts
30 days ago

They’re not going to be keeping the windows and doors open. It’s a different type of HVAC system. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dedicated_outdoor_air_system

Truth Matters
30 days ago

This part of the DD is ripe for development. It has the best access for public transportation.
It’s a beautiful design. i hope they start building it soon.

Conno Sir
30 days ago

It’s great that the DD is looking to diversify and integrate work, play, live, shop into one neighborhood. The area has plenty of retail but to make it more interesting it needs hotels, office, residential and cafe areas.

BDub
30 days ago

Watch out, Buena Vista, Design District is coming for you.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Unless you mean east of 2nd Avenue, I believe you mean Lemon City/Little Haiti. Buena Vista East is historically protected, and frankly architecture is better than anything in the Design District is or ever will.

delicious
27 days ago

historical architecture be damned…the bad SIM city playas here only want melo boxes of half occupancy and airbnb partiers filming tiktoks….brave new world of idiocy…

Little River has a good image
25 days ago

Little River could use more development.

Scott
30 days ago

Super cool and inventive. Wish more projects were like this in Miami. Way to make use of the nature and the outdoor space in Miami!!

Truth Matters
30 days ago

Nothing inventive about this. This has been done countless times in several cities throughout the world.

Miami Winning
30 days ago

Miami Winning

Anonymous
30 days ago

Can’t wait to see this development go up, it’s amazing

Anonymous
30 days ago

Unbelievable! Will transform the area, but when will it break ground?

Se me paró
30 days ago

Not anytime soon. Remember, it’s Miami. Lots of studies, reviews, panels, traffic concerns, parking concerns, height concerns will have to be submitted to FAA, congestion on Biscayne Blvd, proximity to a traffic light, you name it.

Anonymous
27 days ago

sounds like the same exact concerns of EVERYWHERE

huh, what? wait a minute
30 days ago

8 stories across the street from single family homes?

I thought Miami 21 was going to fix that. Unless the single family home lots have been upzoned

huh, what? wait a minute
30 days ago

my bad, it’s 5 stories, allowed by Miami 21

Anonymous
30 days ago

It’s actually T3. 25 foot maximum height. Did the developer already file to have rezoned?

Michael
30 days ago

It is included in the Design District SAP . This is a beautiful design.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Miami21 was a stupid concept before it was even presented.

SkidroweDC
30 days ago

Looks like a nice project all in all, but I had to laugh at the marketing puffery for Direct Outside Air System. This has been REQUIRED for over a decade in new office and apartment buildings in Washington, New York, and many other places. Its so common that it’s generally known by its acronym DOAS. It’s a nice thing for indoor air quality, but it’s just a piece of (usually) rooftop equipment plus some ducts. The idea that this is revolutionary mostly illustrates that, despite the often-exciting aesthetics, South Florida architecture is way behind.

anonymous
30 days ago

beautiful, elegant, functional!!!
Arquitectonica, please, take notes!!!

Anonymous
30 days ago

Fantastic. I only regret that a one-block project, but only five floors. Exactly behind, after the train line, there is already a much taller building. As the city grows, in a short time the zoning law can be changed, and there will be no other way to reuse the area with a bigger construction.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Serious question: How much parking?

Buena Vista Gal
29 days ago

The new train station will be right there when the county finally approves it one day. Hopefully it will be minimized

latin arch lover
26 days ago

it seems to be proposed as Class A office which means, that parking will be maximized. none of those people are going to commute by any other means

Anonymous
30 days ago

Design District Winning.

Anonymous
30 days ago

another empty lot bites the dust!

Anonymous
30 days ago

Just let Craig design the whole city, he knows how to plan.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Yeah he’s next level. Wish he would consult on MWC.

As good as it gets
30 days ago

Yes please
Introduce him to Mana

Anonymous
29 days ago

This won’t happen.

Anonymous
29 days ago

If that’s what passes for innovative design these days then count me out, consider me more d e a d than I V A N A T R U M P down a flight of stairs! Lol

Latin Arch Lover
30 days ago

cool project. despite the dubious gimmicks. the lack of local architecture talent being represented in all of these new projects is disconcerting. outside of ARQ and a handful of others, local architects just dont particiapte at this scale of work. kind of sad really.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Well, start you own architectural firm and show these local architecture firms how it does done.

latin arch lover
26 days ago

no that’s not the point. the point is there are lots of really talented design firms locally, who understand, context, history, climate etc. and they never get the opportunity to practice at a certain scale. it’s a host of issues why but mostly it just shows that the people who are really dictating the development of miami are mostly outsiders building for other outsiders. we’ll see what happens but it shows why there is such a disconnect between “real estate development” and “city building” two different things, and Miami needs more of the latter

Shawn Kouri
30 days ago

Wowwwww… this building looks beautiful. That area is going to be on the map within the next 5 to 10 years as a prime location. This office building is designed to bring the inside outside and to make you feel like as if you are working outdoors when you are actually working in an office. It feels more like it working in nature. This lesson a lot more natural light, and with a ventilation system that is designed to bring the outdoor air inside, if it’s not too hot, this will probably make workers more efficient. If it gets built, this is probably going to be one of the most iconic office buildings in the Miami design district which is already a prime location for luxury shopping, and high end office space. This will probably become the crème de la crème of luxury working and playing in Miami, South of Bal Harbor shops, south of Lincoln Road, and north of downtown, North of Brickell, and definitely north of Coconut Grove and Dadeland

Latin Arch Lover
30 days ago

“….if it’s not too hot, ” HAHAHAHAHA you’ve got to be kidding right?

anonymous
30 days ago

You forgot to mention where this development is in relation to your dad’s house.