Rem Koolhaas-Designed Condo Tower Planned On Collins Avenue In Mid-Beach

A developer is planned to build a condo tower in Miami Beach designed by starchitect Rem Koolhaas’ OMA, according to The Real Deal.

The new condo tower will rise 19 stories and have 318,000 square feet.

It is being designed to appear like a series of slender towers angled towards the ocean.

There will be a total of 100 condo units and 183 parking spaces. The condo count is lower than allowed by zoning.

The 120-unit, 15-story La Costa condo building at 5333 Collins Avenue will be demolished to make way for the new tower.

The 57-year-old La Costa has been ordered evacuated by the city and has not completed its 50 year recertification. It is now largely unoccupied after a developer bought out nearly 90 percent of units for the new project.

Mast Capital is the developer.

Koolhaas’ projects in Miami include Park Grove and Faena Miami Beach.

The project will be sent to the Miami Beach Design Review Board for a vote.

 

 

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Azarius
4 months ago

I actually like this building

Azarius
4 months ago

Would really compliment Faena District and set the bar for new buildings to come

Anonymous
4 months ago

Looking great! Nice addition to the Beach

Anonymous
4 months ago

gorgeous building!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Well, this is the way forward. Architecture in Miami is rinse and repeat, no one wants to pay for assessments after buildings deteriorate (and this year proved that they do deteriorate and no one should trust officials or condo boards making sure they are maintained). Owners in old buildings will be better off selling out and cashing in.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Better off renting rather than buying an older oceanfront condo.

Anonymous
4 months ago

super cool, much needed aesthetic in mid-beach

Anonymous
4 months ago

Breathtaking design!

Anonymous
4 months ago

the architecture really adds to the neighborhood. glad to see it’s not another glass tower

Realtalk Reilly
4 months ago

I like this Nouveau Pagoda style. Simple but eye-catching.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Handsome looking building!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Looks beautiful.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Kollhass rimes with culo!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Really nice looking building.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Yep. Total Faena House Vibes

Anonymous
4 months ago

Cool looking building. Keeps the City of Miami Beach modern and an international destination.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Another STARCHITECT. Good Job!!!

Huge improvement
4 months ago

Nice. Really nice. So much better than 99% of other towers on Collins Avenue.

Anonymous
4 months ago

#ODPARCHITECTS

Anonymous
4 months ago

the design higlights the narrowness of the site and lack of frontage.
neighbours are on top….
not good for sales.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Plain Jane. Park Grove looks more interesting.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Looked good until the last render… this thing is massive!

Anonymous
4 months ago

I’m just imagining all those foundation piles that have been sitting submerged in ocean water for many years. Those old buildings gotta go before anything else happens.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Using your strange line of thinking, if oceanfront hi-rises can’t last more than 30-40 years then they’re literally not worth building in the first place. Nobody’s gonna spend big $$ on units even when new that have such a short lifespan. 30-40 years of longevity is mobile home territory. That’s why they’re so cheap and why they depreciate even when in good locations.

Anonymous
4 months ago

Gorgeous architecture.
Unfortunately, this side of the bay gets bland, repetitive pseudo architecture

Anonymous
4 months ago

lol…

Anonymous
4 months ago

I agree with you. it is so repetitive !!!

Anonymous
4 months ago

Vitruvian principals of good architecture is all about repetition, otherwise you get a Kobi Krap box with windows and balconies poked in it like Swiss cheese.