Category: Monad Terrace

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Jean Nouvel: Sustainable Architecture of the Future

Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel has designed the new Miami Beach luxury condos at Monad Terrace to be sustainable, contextual, and one-of-a-kind. “Every façade is unique, corresponding to a different sun exposure,” Nouvel says: “inside, each apartment has its own strategy and a singular blueprint.” This sensitivity to the natural world extends to the 14-story…

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The Vertical Gardens of Jean Nouvel

For French architect and Pritzker Prize laureate Jean Nouvel, nature and the built environment go together. For his new project, Monad Terrace, which is taking shape on Biscayne Bay in Miami Beach, Nouvel designed a curtain wall of lush vegetation. The structure of the building often seems to flow and “disappear into nature,” according to…

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Star architects’ dazzling condos are snagging big bucks. But so are towers by Miami’s best

JDS Development Group certainly did not rush when deciding which architect would guide their latest Miami Beach development. After a lengthy and thoughtful search, the residential real estate developer hired Jean Nouvel, the Pritzker Prize-winning French architect whose glassy and modern aesthetic was judged to be perfect for the Miami site. According to JDS principal…

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Monad Terrace Project Scores Approval for Design Changes

The striking design of Monad Terrace, a new luxury Miami Beach residence designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, is evident from the front entrance—framed by a porte-cochère canopy—that opens onto a double-height lobby overlooking Biscayne Bay. Sales at the development, which has 59 apartments ranging from two to five bedrooms, began in February.…

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Michael Stern’s JDS kicks off sales for Monad Terrace in South Beach

Residential real estate developer Michael Stern is poised to launch sales at Monad Terrace, his first building in Miami Beach. The CEO of New York-based real estate firm JDS Development Group has partnered with Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel, investor New Valley, and Ackerman Development, to create the 59-residence luxury building. The waterfront tower, Nouvel’s…

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First Look: Monad Terrace

NYC-based JDS Development Group is making its mark on Miami real estate with Monad Terrace, a collection of 59 individually designed waterfront homes rising over South Beach Bay. The residential development comprises two towers, one rising 14 stories and the other 7 stories high—each bedecked in glass and metal—separated by a stunning reflecting pond. Monad…

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Miami Architecture Finally Addresses “Visible and Tangible Impacts of Sea-Level Rise

JDS Development Group and architect Jean Nouvel carefully considered the impact of rising sea levels when they created the new Miami luxury tower Monad Terrace. The project, which marks Nouvel’s first residential contribution to the Florida landscape, will be built nearly 12 feet above sea level to protect the building and its 59 residences from…

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