First Look At Zaha Hadid’s Completed Scorpion Tower, One Thousand Museum

The developers of One Thousand Museum have released photos of the completed tower for the first time.

Zaha Hadid designed the tower, making it the the first and final residential tower in the Western Hemisphere designed by her (Hadid was a part time Miami resident, and died at Mount Sinai Hospital in 2016).

Records show that at least 50 units have closed, out of 84 condos built. Prices for remaining residences start at $5 million and range up to $25 million.

The 62-story tower has been recognized as one of the world’s most challenging engineering projects.

The building’s shell alone cost $70 per square foot, double what a normal building would cost, according to the WSJ. Total hard construction cost is estimated at $300 million.

 

 

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Anonymous

Zaha Hadid would be proud of completed building.

Bigbadbillyboy

I would be proud of Zaha is she devoted her time to develop infra that promoted a more equalitarian and fairer society not u it’s for super rich to flaunt their comparative wealth at the expense of the most desperately poor. And promote disquality

Anonymous

Bigbadbillyboy you might want to think about putting the crack pipe down just sayin…

Anonymous

Dude trying to use words to make himself sound smart. But it’s obvious there is one thing he’s not smart enough to do, and that’s start a business that caters to the so-called “super rich.”

Bigbadbillyboy

But not stupid enough to be earning a pathetic salary and needing to pay 70% , to rent your tiny accommodation. Enjoy your sad existence bowing and drooling to the superich whilst they wipe their feet with you. ..how was my use of language this time? Lol.

Anonymous

Just as pathetic as your first comment. Your idealistic wishful view of society is surely no concern of the people you call “super-rich,” so stop wasting your breath and your stupid assumptions.

Bigbadbillyboy

Hahaha , I know it’s you checking….mr. anonimous. Wishful view of society… hardly a compelling public discours, u just strung two words together , Youre too pathetic and stupid to see the trees from the woods and too weak to have a public opinion. You have no idea about nothing. . Ps this is what.you get for insulting people on a personal level . If i worry you so and so fragile dont get personal . Those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones Mr anonymous . .

Bigbadbillyboy

Mr high moral ground here , he who started attaking others on a personal level…youre scum , the lowest of the lowest. Insulting others using anonymity and too scared to come out of the dark. . I wipe the floor with you. Eat you you breakfast. I’m sure you’ll never insult another person from now on. And if you do. I’m right here behind you waiting ..

Anonymous

Exquisite!

Anonymous

Everything is sleek and elegant.

Anonymous

Like an Airport lobby

Anonymous

I guess you would rather it look like the inside somebody’s apartment?

Anonymous

I would love to swim laps in that sky pool every day!

Anonymous

And run into David Beckham. He owns a unit

POLO

Simply, simply, STUNNING!!

Anonymous

Actually, there’s nothing to complain about with this building.

Excellent job Zaha!

Anonymous

Zaha’s designs hit different, sad she’s gone now

Anonymous

I could be wrong but I’m pretty sure in the renderings the pool went all the way to the glass.

Anonymous

Fact. Handicap code came into play….

Anonymous

Code requires access around all sides for safety of users

Anonymous

This building never hit me until this photo set.

This is building is truly beautiful and a new high for Miami architecture.

Anonymous

RIP

Anonymous

Yeah.. I’ll miss her to. She wasn’t afraid to think outside the box.

Anonymous

I need to find a hookup in that building just so I can get invited in.

Anonymous

Don’t try it unless you’re making at least six figures a year.

Anonymous

Absolutely amazing!

Anonymous

This unique building is clearly one of the crown jewels of the city. Thank you Zaha Hadid for such a beautiful gift of your fabulous talent.
Enjoy it Miami!!!!!!!!

Bigbadbillyboy

We’re is Mr anonymous! ? Can anyone find him….he’s the horrid little troll that insults people and too scared to come out. I hope I haven been to hard on you Mr anonymous, hope.you haven jumped off a bridge. On the other hand, if.you did noone would care so you’d rot there and attract all the mosquitoes in the city. .finally you’d be useful to someone

Anonymous

The building is truly iconic, but that’s no scorpion. More like an upside down squid.

Maria L

Great building in incorrect location.

Anonymous

The super best location.

Anonymous

Where do you think it should have gone, just curious?

Anonymous

I am not the one who wrote the original post but I can tell you where. Right next to the Mark in Brickell. Overlooking the bay standing out like a beautiful princess. Just my opinion.

Anonymous

That’s like saying, “Miami, great city but incorrect women in it named Maria.”

Anonymous

Sharing a block with Ten Museum Park is unfortunate, but I can only think of two more suitable locations.

Anonymous

Same developer dumass

Anonymous

Lol…….

Bigbadbillyboy

What are you laughing at dummy? Mr anonymous is agreeing to a comment that suggests others are dummy’s because it makes him feel smarter and above developers. …o told you I’m being you. I’m actually doing the work your psycologist ….overcompensating your pathological insecurity by putting yourself a above others. You should thank me mr. Anonymous. Hey…Mr. anonymous use a name…o i forgot you’re too scared of that…..

Anonymous

The only problem I see with the location, is that this building is sandwiched between the other boxes so it doesn’t stand out at it should. A glimpse into the future for sure.

Anonymous

Sounds like a comment from someone who doesn’t know the area. I just moved from Brickell to Park West, directly next door to 1000 museum. Downtown is the future… Brickell is dwindling into a crowded, badly designed condo metropolis with constantly changing restaurants and horrendous traffic.

Downtown has two museums, Arscht Center, AAA, some sort of history and World center coming. 1000 Museum is the future of Miami.

Bigbadbillyboy

Have you all gone loopy?? Everyone here praising the design and bldg. I would if it were a public and utilitarian for all to enjoy. an airport, city hall…etc. but this is a symbol of rich multimillionaires spending gazzilions on extremely beautiful but expensive properties so they can feel superior to folk like me and you who are drooling. You guys don’t get it. There is 1 in 288 Americans homeless. These costs are ridiculous. Rich folk literally laughing in our phases spending millions I stead of helping he 99% others. Oh yeah let’s drool and admire this phenomenon unfolding in our society. Meanwhile our children are first generation Americans to statiticly expect worse quality of life than us. This is a stinking symbol of the jokr the rich are playing on us and perpetuation of this sad cycle. So .. don’t act like teenagers , get mad! And please overcome your Stockholm complex .

Anonymous

What are you doing to help bigbadbillyboy?

Bigbadbillyboy

Fair question– I’ve created a public charity 501c3 created to support long term unskilled unemployed members of the community thru infrastructure building. Training and hiring victims of abuse in shelters, single mothers etc. Starting in Bronx , but coming to Miami.

Anonymous

Ha!.. you mean, you created a “public charity” to stuff money in your pockets from unaware suckers in the Bronx.

Bigbadbillyboy

Well. Nope. Clearly you do not know nothing of what 501c3 it’s not possible, all donations to a gov. Foundation adminostered by the stat attorney general office. Omg you’re such a dummy. But believe me. Nobody is ever going to come and help you when you fall . We dont care about you. U think everyone is stealing because you are the thief. A worthless low life Human. Being. ….I know it’s you mr. anonymous. Come out of he dark.little boy….and then accuse me of fraud and embezelmemt. Lets see where that gets you, scared littl creature hiding in the dark. … …

Anonymous

That’s 501(3)c billyboy, what’s the name of it ?

Anonymous

With your grammar and spelling, I know you’re one of the poor or homeless you’re talking about.

Bigbadbillyboy

Certainly not super rich and neither homeless (thank lord). Sorry about grammar. Was on the move…

Anonymous

Maybe you should move to Venezuela comrade

Anonymous

Who, Bigbadbillyboy? Nahhh, it’s much more advantageous for him to stay here in the USA and act pious on this site.

Bigbadbillyboy

Act pious? Lol got the big dictionary out did we? Wanted to come across Cleve and cultured ? Everything you accused me off….is actually you. . Mr anonymous tried insulting a reader on a personal level and upset I’m wiping the floor with him…oh yeah…I know it’s you lol.i also know you’ll never come out of the shadows. Weak