1 Hotel and Homes, locate in Miami Beach Florida was redesigned, renovated and completed in 2016.The architect was given a shell of an existing building with the purpose of revitalizing it into a brand new modern sustainable environment.
Global Design & Architecture Design Awards 2019
Second Award | Category: Mixed Use (Built)
Studio: Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design Inc
Architect: Kobi Karp
Country: United States
The project is approximately 1,045,000-square-foot including 163 residential units, 426 hotel rooms; daycare; four ocean view swimming pools; ten restaurants; two ballrooms;
and a 40,000-square-foot spa and fitness center; all resting on 600-foot along the
The outcome is a beautiful and functional design, rich in natural materials built
following the US Green Building Council LEED Standards and certified with a Silver
To fulfill the client’s needs, obtain a sustainable environment and stay respectful
of the original conditions of the site, every detail of the renovation process had to
be taken into account. The buildings’ clean and simplified architecture was
maintained while energy efficient and sustainable practices were implemented.
The energy performance of the building was enhanced by installing energy efficient heating and cooling systems, using LED illumination to reduce electrical demands and heat build-up from lighting.