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View Poll Results: So what u think
Yes, there should be one. It will create a new identity for Miami 2 66.67%
Yes, but does this mean we have to demolish most of Dade? 1 33.33%
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Old 01-02-2011, 08:26 PM
 
Location: West Kendall
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Default Signature architecture for Miami Dade

I think there should be a signature architecture for Miami Dade, and by this I don't mean art Deco (which is not even original from 305)
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:06 PM
 
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What do you mean by signature? Like one defining style or something?
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:34 PM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL
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The coral structures that you see in the Gables, South Miami, and scattered elsewhere come to mind. Coral Castle in South Dade is the king. There's some of this scattered in the north part of the County as well.

Also, the Miami Modern district has some unique architecture.

Does a defining style have to be original?
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Old 01-03-2011, 03:59 AM
 
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I guess he's referring to large buldings from renowned architects.
When a renown architects take hold of the city, citizens are the main victim.
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Old 01-03-2011, 05:38 AM
 
Location: West Kendall
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The coral structures that you see in the Gables, South Miami, and scattered elsewhere come to mind. Coral Castle in South Dade is the king. There's some of this scattered in the north part of the County as well.

Also, the Miami Modern district has some unique architecture.

Does a defining style have to be original?
It would be nice to have something original.
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Old 01-03-2011, 05:40 AM
 
Location: West Kendall
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What do you mean by signature? Like one defining style or something?
yes
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Old 01-03-2011, 01:58 PM
 
Location: Miami
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Op have you seen the architecture in most this country???? Miamis mediterranean architecture is pretty unique as we only see it in a few places in the US.
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:51 PM
 
Location: West Kendall
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There is mediterrenean architecture all over the American South West also. But that's not original, it's imported from southern Yurop.
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:53 PM
 
Location: West Kendall
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I mean something that would be regarded as Miamian Architecture.
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:57 PM
 
Location: Altoona, PA
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I mean something that would be regarded as Miamian Architecture.
I think Miami's architecture is already quite unique, especially in the US. I just wish old buildings were preserved more. Miami does have some beautiful buildings, old and new.
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