Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum ‘Scorpion Tower’ Less Than 90 Days From Opening (Photos)

The final stages of construction are now underway at Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum Tower.

Opening is less than 90 days away and will take place in the first quarter of 2019, developers said this week.

One Thousand Museum is among the most unique buildings ever built in Miami. It features an exoskeleton that acts as the building’s structural support, allowing interior columns to be eliminated.

At the top of the building is the tallest helipad in the U.S. outside of Los Angeles.

 

(photos: phillip pessar)

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peej
2 years ago

An absolute gem for our city & skyline, can’t wait to see the final product!

Polo
2 years ago

Zaha Hadid’s great vision (and tower) will forever grace the Miami skyline!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Shame she isn’t alive to see this :-/

Anonymous
2 years ago

ONE of my favorites in Miami..wish they’d gone taller

Anonymous
2 years ago

Blame the federal government which is currently MIA pardon the pun but their disgraceful touch will be forever known on this buildings height

Anonymous
2 years ago

Three days ago I saw a very large commercial passenger plane come much lower than normal over my downtown tower, made me a little nervous. Not sure why it happened but a 1,000 footer would have been pretty close to this plane.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Why would you thumbs down someone for simply stating something they witnessed. Lol

Anonymous
2 years ago

You mean the plane the plane would have been pretty close to the 1000 footer.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Awesome

Dan The Man
2 years ago

It’s just as perfect as the renderings suggested! ?

Anonymous
2 years ago

It should of been called ” the Scorpion tower ” and put a bronze scorpion statue by the entrance. Bad ass!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Or a bronzed statue of Dwayne Johnson with long hair and a sword.

Anonymous
2 years ago

lol

Anonymous
2 years ago

lmao

Anonymous
2 years ago

LOL He is after all the Scorpion King.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
2 years ago

Or that statue of Pegasus at Gulfstream Park…

Anonymous
2 years ago

Scorpion? Looks more like an upside down squid.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Won’t sell as well

Anonymous
2 years ago

You Should HAVE learnt proper English… that WOULD’VE been bad ass …

Anonymous
2 years ago

No such word as “learnt”. Try “learned”

Estremera Montenegro
2 years ago

Both are acceptable forms. Actually, learnt is more sophisticated.

Anonymous
2 years ago

A learned person might use learnt.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Why’s that no one ever credits the structural engineering on this building? Yes, the architectural design is amazing, but the engineering behind it is the real marvel.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The incredible design is seriously diminished, especially at night, by the completely exposed “utility room” garage with harsh flourescent lighting. No this is not the same as the 1111 open garage with it’s neo-brutalist sculptural design and appropriate architectural lighting. And open parking areas are required by Miami 21 to be lined with useable space and otherwise properly hidden from sight.

Zaha’s ghost
2 years ago

Garage screening not installed yet

robert pilla
2 years ago

It’s terribly banal and not at all exemplary of her work. Miami has so little architecture, Miami-ites will cling to anything resembling architecture. However, as long as Miami continues to embrace the gauche and the ridiculous such as the new 395 overpass which looks more like the Windows 95 Solitaire victory screen than a real bridge, then buildings like this will be heralded as some sort of architectural messiah.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Iconic indeed and for years to come. Never another Zaha, just like never another Lapidus. Can’t wait for the opening.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Love this building.

Mr.RPS
2 years ago

Can’t Wait to Move in !!! Amazing project, amazing team. Thankful.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Another high-rise in Miami, it was her last, but not necessarily her best. It is what it is. The only consolation is that she passed away in Miami while working on it. Makes everyone more aware of her work. It is in Miami, not Dubai.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Great. Then we get to see what’s really been sold there. No more smoke and mirrors.

Anonymous
2 years ago

A masterpiece. The only thing bad about this tower is it’s neighbor, Ten Museum Park.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Ten Museum the only other tower with an exoskeleton structure as well.

Anonymous
2 years ago

I can’t believe the city allowed this to be built. It is so ugly. What a stain on our skyline.

Anonymous
1 year ago

You obviously have no taste in modern architecture.

Anonymous
2 years ago

OVER RATED

Anonymous
2 years ago

What would you rate it?

Anonymous
2 years ago

On a 1-10 scale, I would give it a 2.5 It is just a box that they tried to decorate with ugly stuff on the outside. So hideous.

Anonymous
2 years ago

The exoskeleton is literally vital to the buildings structural integrity.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Please please please!!…tell us your example of a 10!!!

Anonymous
2 years ago

My wife and I have been watching it go up in absolute awe. It is strong and dramatic and not a bit garish or faddish (unlike so many of our “signature” structures.)

Proud to have Hadid’s legacy in sight every day.

GBA
2 years ago

Viscayne, Centro, Muze…all 10’s.

Anonymous
2 years ago

Yes all 10’s in 1-100 scale!

Anonymous
2 years ago

Ya right haha….those buildings are trash

robert pilla
2 years ago

Agreed. It’s terribly banal and not at all exemplary of her work. Miami has so little architecture, Miami-ites will cling to anything resembling architecture. However, as long as Miami continues to embrace the gauche and the ridiculous such as the new 395 overpass which looks more like the Windows 95 Solitaire victory screen than a real bridge, then buildings like this will be heralded as some sort of architectural messiah.