Miami Design District has the final article of top 100 architects and designers of this passing year selected by Architectural Digest.
In this proficient selection courtesy of AD, these artists will be categorized by their specialties within the design world. Today we will presenting the two last groups of this incridible selection.
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“The Avant-Garde – 8 architectural powerhouses whose soaring structures are reshaping the world’s skylines”
British designer David Adjaye often works on commercial projects from the United States to Beirut. Now, he has made history after designing the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington which opened this year.
BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group)
Bjarke Ingels is known for creating cutting-edge designs, whether it is punctuating cityscapes with daring towers or devising innovative public spaces. Overall, the group never seizes to amaze design enthusiasts as you can see by the image depicted above of the Grove, in Miami.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Elizabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio, Charles Renfro, and Benjamin Gilmartin lead the design firm into improving cities, rethinking conventions, and democratising spaces for public use. This philosophy can be perfectly confirmed by the astonishing Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
Herzog & de Meuron
The Swiss design company is responsible for the design of Tate Modern in London. Herzog and de Meuron founded the firm back in 1978. Since then, they have become quite renowned artists due to their virtuous and creative input in the design world.
Michael Maltzan Architecture
The Los Angeles-based designer often does urban work in his hometown as he already transformed vacant land into a thriving mixed-use development and devised celebrated housing for the homeless. Currently, Maltzan is working on a new viaduct for the city.
OMA New York
Frontrunners Shohei Shigematsu and Jason Long believe that “Beauty is discovered through the interrogation of possibility.” The design partners usually do astounding creations from Tokyo to Canada, just take a look at their fabulous Pierre Lassonde Pavilion Grand Alle Cantilever, in Quebec.
According to Craig Dykers and Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, “Design allows us to change reality”. The Duo has made quite an impact from Oslo to San Francisco with indelible creations, for example, contemplate the grandness of the Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre, in Toronto.
Following the ideology that design connects people on a social, experiential, and intellectual basis, the designed studio guided by Jeanne Gang designed this striking wood-walled Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership in Kalamazoo, Michigan.Landscape Design
“Groundbreakers – 5 landscape design firms that conjure the most glorious gardens in the world”
Agence Louis Benech
Known for combining French formalism with English naturalism, the French designer was responsible for creating the first new garden in Versailles. You can see his featured work in the image above depicted of a landscape garden in Dar Ahlam. Amongst his main clients are Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, and the princess of Monaco.
Arne Maynard Garden Design Ltd.
Maynard best describes her style has a playful combination of formal and informal details as well as clipped and unclipped elements. With that said, her philosophy lies on “a garden should seamlessly blend with its house, owner, and surrounding landscape.”
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Deborah Nevins & Associates
Designing harmonious landscapes, the New York-based designer is looking forward on emphasising works with native plants and organic styles.
Miranda Brooks Landscape Design
Her landscape work is reflected upon the ensuing ideology – “To work with the land and nature with a deep understanding of and sympathy to its character; to connect the architecture to the natural world; to create a strong sense of place.” She has worked with the likes of Anna Wintour and Ron Perelman. Authencity will be her next projects premise.
The Landscaper from Belgium is recognized for blending contemporary and classic approaches to green spaces.