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One Thousand Museum at CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference 2021

Following recognition with two ‘Awards for Excellence’ from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), One Thousand Museum in Miami is in the running for the ‘Best Tall Building’ at the CTBUH Awards 2021.

Founded in 1969, the non-profit CTBUH is the world’s leading resource focussing on the inception, design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities. The Awards aspire to provide a more comprehensive view of these important structures, while advocating for improvements in every aspect of performance, including those that have the greatest positive impact on the individuals who use these buildings and the cities they inhabit.

One Thousand Museum’s 62-storey concrete exoskeleton - a web of flowing lines integrating structural support with lateral bracing – reads from top to bottom as one continuous frame. Columns at its base fan out as the tower rises to meet at the corners, forming a rigid tube highly resistant to Miami’s demanding wind loads; its curved supports creating hurricane resistant diagonal bracketing.

“The design expresses a fluidity that is both structural and architectural,” explains project director Chris Lepine. “The structure gets thicker and thinner as required, bringing a continuity between the architecture and engineering.”

Chris Lepine will showcase One Thousand Museum at a live presentation taking place during the CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference on 18-20 May 2021. More information on the conference via link below.

CTBUH Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

Photograph by Brad Feinknopf