Building Area: 88,862 SF
Building Status: Unbuilt
For the design of this project, we wanted to recognize the unique qualities of this artistic neighborhood and weave them together with inspiration from Wynwood’s rapidly vanishing industrial past. The area’s history is still visible in the form of industrial plants and manufacturing warehouses that artists have used as their urban canvases. This project aspires to continue that intersection of art and architecture at a larger scale.
Miami is a young city with a rich collection of culturally distinct neighborhoods. In our approach to design, we like to share history and tell stories through our architecture of what each unique part of the city is all about.
In the course of our site research, we discovered that this site was once an iconic Coca Cola plant. As with many historic buildings in Miami, the identifying signs had been taken down some years ago and nothing remains. This project’s name, Wynwood Plant, honors that historic use and serves as a reminder to future generations of this neighborhood’s story.