W Hotel Resort & Residences, South BeachMiami Beach, Florida

  • A modern design updating the Art Deco atmosphere of South Beach
  • A 200 foot tall, 650,000 sf building containing a 19-story tower
  • The tower Includes hospitality and residential functions, an 18,000 sf basement, ground floor amenity spaces, and an adjacent seven-story parking garage
  • The structure utilizes post-tensioned concrete with a glass window wall system
  • To accommodate the building’s complex form, slab edge details vary from floor to floor
  • The project’s architectural design and proximity to the beach presented a unique set of structural challenges that were overcome