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Table of Contents
    Copyright
        Copyright
    Front Cover
        Page i
    Advertising
        Page ii
        Page 1
        Page 2
    Table of Contents
        Page 3
        Page 4
    Editorial
        Page 5
    News
        Page 6
        Page 7
        Page 8
        Page 9
        Page 10
    Legal notes
        Page 11
        Page 12
        Page 13
    A coastal cottage in the city
        Page 14
        Page 15
    A curving colonnade connection
        Page 16
        Page 17
        Page 18
        Page 19
    A sculpted house hides from the street
        Page 20
        Page 21
    Where parking is a pleasure
        Page 22
        Page 23
        Page 24
        Page 25
    A classic cloaked in Arabian garb
        Page 26
        Page 27
    Advertising
        Page 28
        Page 29
        Page 30
        Page 31
    A song for the unsung
        Page 32
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    Advertising
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    Back Cover
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Features


A Coastal Cottage in the City 14
Architect William Morris' urban residence has its
origin in the vernacular architecture of
the Southern Coast.
Lesley Roberts

SA Curving Colonnade Connection 16
Morris Architects' Island Center rises from the edge
of Tampa Bay and mirrors the configuration of
its site.
Diane D. Greer
May/June 1988
Vol. 35, No. 3 A Sculpted House Hides from the Street 20
Arquitectonica designed a sculptural residence
for a quiet street in Lima, Peru.
Esther Perez

Where Parking is a Pleasure 22
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Parking Pavilion
by Marcus Frankel, AIA, uplifts the urban essence
of its environment.
Al Alschuler

A Classic Cloaked in Arabian Garb 26
Beilinson Architects' restoration of the
Opa-Locka City Hall recalls 1,001 Arabian Nights.
Maggie McPherson

A Song for the Unsung 32
1988 Unbuilt Design Awards



Features
Editorial 5
News 6
Legal Notes 11




Florida Arhitfecl, Official Journal of the
Florida Association of the American In-
stitute of Architects, is owned and pub-
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poration not for profit. ISSN-0015-3907.
It is published six times a year at the
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32302. telephonee (904) 222-7590.
Opinions expressed by contributors are
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Editorial material may be reprinted only
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Florida Association of the
American Institute of Architects
104 East Jefferson Street
Post Office Box 10388
Tallahassee, Florida 32302
Publisher/Executive Vice President
George A. Allen, CAE


Editor
Diane I). Greer
Assistant Publisher
Director of Advertising
Carolyn Maryland
Design and Production
Peter Mitchell Associates, Inc.
Printing
Boyd Brothers Printers
Editorial Board
Ivan Johnson, AIA, Chairman
John Ibtty, AIA
Larry Wilder, AIA
John Howey, AIA
President
John Ehrig, AIA
4625 East Bay Drive. Suite 21
Clearwater, Florida 34624
Vice President/President-elect
H. Dean Rowe, FAIA
100 Madison Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
Secretaryrreasurer
Larry Schneider, AIA
25 Seabreeze
Delray Beach. Florida 33483
Past President
John Barley, AIA
5345 Ortega Boulevard, Suite 9
Jacksonville. Florida 32210
Regional Directors
Mark Jaroszewicz, FAIA
331 Architecture Building
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611
James Greene, FAIA
254 Plaza Drive
P.O. Box 1147
Oviedo, Florida 32765
Vice President for
Professional Society
R. Jerome Filer, AIA
250 Catalonia Avenue, Suite 805
Coral Gables. Florida 33134
Vice President for
Governmental Relations
Bruce Balk, AIA
290 Coconut Avenue
Sarasota, Florida 33577
Vice President for
Professional Development
Rudolph Arsenicos, AIA
2560 RCA Boulevard, Suite 106
Palm Beach Gardens. Florida 33410
Vice President for
Public Relations/Communications
Raymond Scott, AIA
601 S. Lake Destiny Road, Suite 400
Maitland, Florida 32571
General Counsel
J. Michael Huey. Esquire
Suite 510, First Florida Bank
Post Office Box 1794
Tallahassee, Florida 32302


t sometimes seems that Florida has more than its share of architectural
folly. Contributing to that feeling, of course, is the recent surge in mid-
state tourist attractions which range from small Eiffel Towers to even
smaller pagodas. There is no doubt that the theme park developers have
given Floridians more than their fair share of pseudos, neos and hybrids ...
architecturally speaking.
There are, however, a handful of genuinely interesting architectural
"oddities" that have survived the ravages of development. In most cases,
they were built as one man's folly. I cite as examples Plant's Tampa Bay
Hotel, Deering's Viscaya and Merrick's coral house in Miami's Gables. In
each case, they epitomize some sort of dream, usually of a distant land
sizzling in the glare of the Eastern sun. There was clearly no desire on the
part of early land magnates and developers to reproduce Blenheim Palace
or Mount Vernon. No, these men's hearts were in sunnier climes ... in
desert kingdoms where bulbous domes and tall minarets dotted the land-
scape and everywhere the setting sun was framed in a horseshoe arch or
threaded through a crenellated parapet.
Nowhere in Florida are "the dreams of the past" more obvious than in
Opa-locka, a "classic garden city cloaked in Arabian garb." Inspired by the
writings of Ebenezer Howard, developer Glenn Curtiss envisioned a self-
sustaining community that would thrive on local industry, most notably
Curtiss Aviation. Designed by architect Bernhardt Muller, Curtiss' legacy
to the state survives with most of its original buildings intact. Most notable
among them is the City Hall where stuccoed crescent moons and stars
abound, testimony to one man's obsession with balmier times.
I suppose we've come 'round, as they say... or full circle, in the sense
of our architectural heritage. Horseshoe arches have gone the way of fly-
ing buttresses, only to be replaced with symmetry, order and dare I say it,
classicism. But, on the same note, most of the dreams of wealth and new
found land for development are gone, too. The dreamers are no more.
We're more ordered now, more symmetrical, more realistic.
Except, of course, for Donald Trump. Doesn't he live in Mar-A-Lago?
Maybe the dream lives on. DG


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New Commissions


T he Smith Korach Hayet Haynie
Partnership is completing the
design for the renovation of the
Sanson Science Building on the
Boca Raton Campus of Florida
Atlantic University. The facility
provides the Departments of
Chemistry, Physics and Psy-
chology with new teaching fa-
cilities and laboratories. Smith
Korach has also designed a new
Municipal and Community Ser-
vices Complex for the City of
Margate. The complex, which
contains a combined City Hall
and Public Safety Building, a
two-bay fire station and a Senior
Citizens and Community Build-
ing, was completed in March,
1988. Brown-Cleary-Smith &
Associates has provided the ar-
chitecture and landscape design
for the pool and cabanas at the
24-story Grosvenor Resort at
Lake Buena Vista. The work is
part of an $8 million renovation
currently in progress. *The Rus-
sell Partnership Inc. has been re-
tained by the State of Florida
Board of Regents to design a
55,000 s.f. expansion to the Uni-
versity House at the T'miami
Campus of Florida International
University. The expansion will
house new dining facilities, stu-
dent health complex, book store,
shops and related offices. Proj-
ect completion is expected in the
Fall of 1990.
Dow Howell Gilmore Associ-
ates, Inc. has just completed con-
struction documents for the
Haverhill Place Apartment
Complex. This $4 million project
includes 66 rental units, a laun-
dry and maintenance facility and
recreation areas. Dow is also de-
signing the Robinson Village
Neighborhood Center, a mixed-
use facility which will accommo-
date two adjacent housing com-
plexes. Arquitectonica Interna-
tional Corporation has been re-
tained to design the new 18-story
Convention Center Hotel in San
Jose, California. The 400-room
hotel will be directly linked to
the new Convention Center cur-
rently under construction. Oli-


The St. Andrews School Library Building designed by Kenneth Hirsch Associates Architects, Inc.


W,
Bolero Corporation Headquarters by Gregory K. Wall AIA, Inc.


ver-Glidden & Partners, Archi-
tects and Planners, has been se-
lected for the Master Planning
of a 20-acre mixed-use project
on the Boca Raton Airport prop-
erty and the design of the first
phase of the Boca Raton Airport
Center. The overall project con-
sists of twin four-story signature
office buildings, a 135-room ho-
tel and two theme restaurants.
Merv Weinstein Architect and
Planner has designed the Ocean
Tower at the Hamptons in North
Miami Beach, a 259-unit condo-
minium and townhouse project
for Ocean ITwer Development
of Dade County. Florida Resi-
dential Communities has begun
construction of Foxhaven at


Hunter's Creek, a community of
137 single-family residences in
South Orlando. The homes were
designed by Ben Butera, AIA. *
The Landfall Group has com-
pleted its second luxury estate
at Palm Beach Polo and Country
Club. The $375,000 home encom-
passes over 5,000 square feet
and was designed by Schwab &
Twitty Architects. The Interior
Architecture department of Fu-
gleberg Koch Architects is donat-
ing design and space planning
services to renovate the facili-
ties of We Care, Inc., Central
Florida's only 24-hour suicide
prevention/crisis intervention
service. A groundbreaking cer-
emony was held in late January


for the new 28,000 s.f. Learning
Resource Center at South Flor-
ida Community Center designed
by VOA Associates, Inc. A 40,000-
volume library will be housed in
the building.
Barretta & Associates recently
completed space planning for
the new offices of the interna-
tional engineering firm of CH2M
Hill Engineering. The company
has 44 offices worldwide and the
one in Deerfield Beach will be
21,000 s.f. and house 107 engi-
neers and planners. *The Azalea
Library has recently been com-
pleted. It was designed by Har-
vard, Jolly, Marcet & Associates.
The new library was designed
to be jointly operated by the Pi-
nellas County School Board and
the City of St. Petersburg. *The
Smith Korach Hayet Haynie Part-
nership is designing new facili-
ties for the U.S. Naval & Marine
Corps Reserve Training Center
in West Palm Beach. Currie
Schneider Associates, AIA, PA,
has been selected to provide ar-
chitectural design services and
project coordination for the in-
terior design of the City of Boca
Raton's Community Center. *

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Construction is nearly complete
on Shoppes at Maitland, a 20,000
s.f. retail project designed by
Miller Associates. Miller has
also completed design work on
a 24,000 s.f. office/industrial
building in Orlando and construc-
tion has begun on the 140,000
s.f. Walmart Plaza in Orange
Park which the firm designed. *
Pahokee Junior/Senior High
School, designed by Oliver-Glid-
den & Partners, is complete and
will provide numerous services
not previously available to area
residents such as a multi-purpose
gym with seating capacity of 1200
and an auditorium/theatre.
Wolfberg/Alvarez & Associates
has been selected to provide
complete architectural and en-
gineering services for the plan-
ning and design of the 90,000 s.f.
David and Mary Alper Jewish
Community Center of South
Dade. The Center is being de-
signed in campus-style and will
feature a wide range of specialty
uses. Wolfberg has also been se-
lected to provide A & E services
for the $3.5 million Jacksonville
Community Mental Health Cen-
ter. Slattery & Root Architects
has recently been selected to de-
sign the newest building for
Whispering Lakes Commerce
Center in Pompano Beach. More
than 32,000 s.f. of space will be
added to the existing facilities
at Saint Andrew's School in Boca
Raton in two new buildings de-
signed by Kenneth Hirsch Asso-
ciates Architects, Inc. Arquitec-
tonica has been awarded the con-
tract for River Club, a 69-unit


condominium on the Hudson
River in North Bergen, New
Jersey. The 18-story building
will contain units ranging from
$500,000 to over a million dol-
lars. Urban Design Studio has
been named to the team devel-
oping the 700-acre Turtle Creek
project in Brevard County. Har-
per Carreno Inc. is completing
final construction documents for
the U.S. Navy Brig at the Pen-
sacola Naval Air Station. The
$3 million project is a prototype
design utilized previously at the
Naval Station in Memphis, Ten-
nessee. The Dade County Avia-
tion Department has selected
Sasaki Associates, Inc. to pro-
vide design services for landscape
improvements at Miami Inter-
national, Opa-locka, Tamiami
and Homestead Airports. Ar-
chitectural details for The Polo
Lounge in the new Palm Beach
International Airport have been
designed by Peacock & Lewis Ar-
chitects in conjunction with the
Office of Philip George Associ-
ates of New York. Construction
is underway on the new Fred
Astaire Dance Studio in Sara-
sota designed by Gregory K. Wall
AIA, Inc. The 17,000 s.f. build-
ing will house the headquarters
of the Bolero Corporation as well
as the dance studio, three ball-
rooms, retail space and a private
hair salon.
Sasaki Associates, Inc. in joint
venture with Borrelli, Frankel &
Blitzstein has begun working
drawings for the $14.5 million
renovation of The Jackie Gleason
Theatre of the Performing Arts


in Miami Beach. The 2,699-seat
building will be transformed
from a limited to a multi-purpose
center which will accommodate
plays, symphony and ballet.






Awards and Honors


The National Association of
Home Builders, Better Homes
and Gardens and Professional
Builder magazines recognized
The Architects Studio, Inc. with
a Best in American Living Award
for the design of the Flagship
Spec House in Naples. The award
was presented for the Best Sin-
gle Family Detached Home from
1,800 s.f. to 2,400 s.f. Project
architect was Robert D. Hall.
Donald F. Evans, president of
The Evans Group, spoke at the
20th Annual Multi-Housing
World Convention which met in
Washington, D.C. in March.
Evans addressed "State-of-the-
Art Midrise Design" in a semi-
nar which also featured input
from New York architect Stuart
Kessler.
The Banbury model at Devon
Green, a zero-lot-line community
in Heathrow, Florida, was se-
lected as one of eight projects
in the country, and the only one
in the east, to receive an Ameri-
can Living Grand Award for
outstanding design and plan-
ning. The award was presented


to Charlan, Brock & Associates
at the National Association of
Home Builders Convention in
Dallas last January.
The City of Hialeah Police Ad-
ministration Building, designed
by Wolfberg/Alvarez & Associates
has been selected by the Ameri-
can Institute of Architects and
the American Correctional As-
sociation to appear in the "AIA/
ACA Architecture for Justice
Exhibition," a traveling national
exhibit of outstanding correc-
tion facility designs. Grove Har-
bor, also by Wolfberg/Alvarez was
the recipient of the Grand Aurora
Award as the Best Commercial or
Industrial project by the South-
east Builders Conference.
Gerry Curts, AIA, and Robert
Hall were invited by the National
Association of Home Builders to
participate in the annual con-
vention and exposition. Curts
and Hall, who are with The Ar-
chitects Studio, Inc. in Tampa,
participated in a workshop on
land planning.
The architecture and design
firm of VOA Associates, Inc. has
won the AISC's 1987 Architec-
tural Award for Excellence for
its work at Clarke College in Du-
buque, Iowa. The new 121,000
s.f. building replaces a group of
four historic buildings that were
destroyed by fire in 1984 and its
style echoes the Victorian spirit
of its predecessors.
Flad & Associates of Florida,
Inc. has been ranked as the sev-
enth largest architectural renova-
tion firm in the country by Com-
mercial Renovation magazine.


I Th The Jackie Gleason Theatre of the Performing
Arts is a renovation designed by Sasaki
Associates, Inc.


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Mediation the art of voluntary settlement
by J. Michael Huey


Although mediators have long
been utilized in the context
of labor and employment rela-
tionships, parties to commercial
disputes have traditionally re-
lied upon litigation or arbitration
for resolution of their conflicts.
Now, because of growing dis-
enchantment with these two
forums, more and more profes-
sionals are examining the alter-
natives and recognizing that me-
diation is a cost-effective dispute
resolution process which can be
undertaken without waiver of
the parties' right to pursue liti-
gation or arbitration.
To the general public, these
three dispute resolution proces-
ses may seem indistinguishable.
However, litigation and arbitra-
tion are rule-based processes
predicated upon an adjudication
of the legal and factual merits
of the parties' claims and de-
fenses. By contrast, mediation
does not involve an adjudication.
Webster defines mediation as
"intervention between conflict-
ing parties to promote reconcilia-
tion, settlement or compromise."
As generally applied, mediation
is a process where a neutral third
party acts to encourage and fa-
cilitate the resolution of a dis-
pute. It is a confidential, infor-
mal and nonadversarial process
with the objective of helping the
disputing parties reach a mutu-
ally acceptable agreement. Me-
diation is not an alternative to
litigation or arbitration, but is an
optional settlement process that,
if unsuccessful, does not preclude
an adjudicatory process.
Unfortunately, lawyers, in-
surers, professionals and com-
mercial entities have had to "ex-
perience" the joy of litigation
and arbitration to the point of
exhaustion in order to seriously
consider mediation. This is not
unusual when you consider that
most persons prefer a "black or
white," "right or wrong" dispute
resolution process. However, as
the standards of care for negli-
gence and breach of contract and
the permissible defense to claims
have changed through the years,


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insureds' claims which have been
submitted to mediation have
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Architects, in the "AIA Memo,"
March, 1988, recommended two
alternative mediation clauses
which can be added to AIA con-
tract B-141 as Article 12.1 Medi-
ation. These alternatives are set
out below:
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tration, the parties shall en-
deavor to settle disputes by
mediation through (insert
name of mediation service)
using its rules currently in
effect. Mediation shall com-
mence, unless otherwise ag-
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limits stipulated in Subpara-
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tice of a claim and arbitration.
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extended for arbitration by 10
days and the duration of the
mediation process.
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If a dispute arises out of or
relates to this contract, or
the breach thereof, and if the
said dispute cannot be settled
through direct discussions,
the parties agree to first en-
deavor to settle the dispute in
an amicable manner by medi-
ation through (insert name
of mediation service) before
having recourse to arbitration
or a judicial forum.
Mediation seems to offer the
construction industry and all
elements of the commercial sec-
tor some optimism in the field
of dispute settlement. Having
litigated and arbitrated for the
past sixteen years, I encourage
you to attempt mediation either
prior to the initiation of litiga-
tion or arbitration or prior to ad-
judication if you are presently
involved in litigation or arbitra-
tion. It's time we all got smart
and at least attempted to use a
dispute resolution process which
can save time, money and, most
importantly, the business rela-
tionship of the parties involved.

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Thllahassee law firm of Huey,
Guilday, Kuersteiner & Tucker.

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The Morris Residence
Jacksonville, Florida

Architect: KBJ Architects, Inc.
Principal Designer: William
Morris, AIA
Engineer: Van Wagenen &
Beavers, Inc.
Landscape Architect: Hilton
T. Meadows, ASLA
Contractor: Tharin Kimball


Center, main entrance with gabled
pavilion faces the boulevard. Tbp
left, at night the house becomes
transparent. Top right, living area
shows access to balcony, and right,
the balcony of the master suite over-
looks the south courtyard. Photos
by Steven Brooke.


n the design of his own home,
Jacksonville architect William
Morris chose to reference the
vernacular architecture of the
Southern coastal region. The
gabled porch, double galleries
and the materials used in this
three-story residence recall an
historic response to climate,
prevailing breezes and the
sun.
The modest 2,400 square
foot house is sited on a small
corner lot in an old established
neighborhood of large resi-
dences. The main entrance
faces the major street in the
area, with the motor entrance
relegated to the rear of the
narrow lot. It is interesting to
note that nine of the houses on
this boulevard have used
shades of pink and peach, simi-
lar to the color of the Morris
house, as an exterior color.
Designed for a family of five,
the Morris house was arranged
in a typical "raised cottage" con-
figuration. Entry is made di-
rectly into the second level,
which is zoned as a public space.
It is here that the principal liv-
ing functions are located. The
separation of the large master
suite from the children's rooms,
both zoned as private spaces, is
a vertical interpretation of the
standard "H" plan.
Throughout the house, an in-
terrelationship between the in-
doors and outdoors was
achieved by the creation of a
series of fluid spaces. Every
major interior space has access
to a balcony.


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The lower level is the pro-
vince of three young children.
Security and privacy from the
street has been maintained by
the use of walled courtyards as
play areas. The use of current
technology in the form of an in-
tercom/monitoring and security
system enhances the historic
vertical configuration of this
three-child residence.
The slender footprint of this
house allowed all twelve of the
existing pines to be incorpo-
rated into the design. Four of
five existing sago palms were
also saved by relocating them.
Lesley Roberts

Thle il, uir is a writer living in
Jacksonville.


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A Curving Colonnade Connection


Island Center
Tampa, Florida

Design Architect: Morris
Architects
Production Architect: Chapman
Coyle Chapman & Associates
Consulting Engineers:
Structural -Walter P. Moore
and Associates, Inc.
MEP- Brady & Anglin
Consulting Engineers,
Civil Post, Buckley, Schuh &
Jernigan, Inc.
Geotechnical Soil and Material
Engineers, Inc.
Landscape Architect:
The SWA Group
Interior Design: Interspace Inc.
General Contractor: Holder
Construction Co.
Owner: Island Center
Associates, Ltd., a joint ven-
ture of Albritton Development
Company and Noro Realty
Advisors, Inc.

With an entrance portal ap-
proximating a triumphal
arch, the 12-story Island Center
rises from the edge of Tampa
Bay as an interesting example
of "hybrid classicism." The
260,730 square foot building
mirrors the configuration of the
2.6-acre site it occupies while
providing views from every
level of the surrounding man-
grove wetlands and the bay. Al-
though the office building is
basically rectangular, a quarter
circle was "carved" from its
northwest corner, thereby cre-
ating a great concave arcade
which sweeps around and con-
nects the office tower with the
parking garage. It is this bit of
classical detailing, which has
been used to connect buildings
in this country since Jefferson
attached the main house at
Monticello to its dependen-


The brise-soleil, right, and a detail
ofthe granite entranceway on the
northeast facade, right top. Right
bottom, exterior of Bay Room with
steps to a series of decks. Photos by
George Cott.

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cies via a curving arcade, that
gives the building its greatest
interest and lifts it out of the
realm of the ordinary. The use
of the abstracted brise-soleil, or
sunscreen, which is clad in
polished verde fiorito granite,
creates interest at the build-
ing's entrance and draws the
eye down from the bands of pre-
cast and reflective glass which
are far more typical of this type
of building.
Although there is executive
parking for 56 cars directly be-
neath the tower, there is a 704-
car, eight-and-a-half level park-
ing garage on the west side of
the site. Aside from creating a
visual entrance from Rocky
Point Road, the garage works
with the main building to em-
brace a circular motor court
which nestles in the curve of the
entry portal. Due to the impor-
tance of preserving as much of
the site's lush vegetation as pos-
sible, the motor court was de-
signed above grade which cre-


ates another interesting visual
effect, particularly at night
when the underground parking
is lit.
The lobby level of the office
tower is fifteen feet above
grade, a response to the client's
desire to provide optimal views
and the need to preserve the bo-
tanical integrity of the site.
During planning, the client was
specific that the building must
provide water views from all
floors with only the elevator
excluded. At the entry, the
glass lobby doors provide the
first glimmer of the view of the
bay which lies beyond. Just
past the entry are a series of
octagonal spaces, the first of
which is the two-story lobby
which is overlooked by a brass-
railed balcony. The lobby floor
is polished white siera and
verde florito granite. The octa-
gonal design is repeated in the
elevator lobby where African
mahogany panels trimmed in
brass cover the walls. The ceil-


Opposite page, site plan and lobby
floor plan courtesy of Morris Archi-
tects. This page, top, northeast
front showing arcaded walkway to
parking garage. Below, northeast
facade from across the bay. Photos
by George Cott.

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ing is also brass and the elevator
doors are polished stainless
steel. The five tenant elevators,
which serve the first ten floors,
are paneled in rich saddle leather
edged in brass. A separate
executive elevator serves the
11th and 12th floor penthouse
suite.
Just beyond the elevator
lobby is the aptly-named Bay
Room which provides an expan-
sive panorama of Tmpa Bay
through a 40-foot-wide window
wall. Taking advantage of the
spectacular site, tenants can
move from the Bay Room to a
series of stairstepped decks
complete with tiled fountain
and dramatic landscaping.
Overhead there are three
staggered balconies facing
south and a single balcony fac-
ing north and east across the
bay. Through the use of
stairstep setbacks, landscaped
terraces are created on levels
two, three, four and twelve.
Diane D. Greer


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A sculpted house hides from the street

Casa Los Andes
Lima, Peru

Architect: Arquitectonica
International Corporation
Principals-in-Charge: Bernardo
Fort-Brescia, AIA and
Martin J. Wander, AIA
Project Architect: Martin J.
Wander, AIA
Production Architect: Enrique
Chuy Cuya


From a quiet street in Lima,
Peru, a mysterious and sculp-
tural form rises above the white
stucco wall. lb the passerby,
what's inside is a mystery. In-
side, hidden from the street,
two intersecting walls create a
framework for a young family's
house. The two walls divide the
house into four quadrants, each
with its own function, form and
orientation. The true organiza-
tion of the house, however, does
not reveal itself until the com-
pound is entered.
The house was placed on an
angle on the narrow lot, thus af-
fording views from the interior
to the far corners of the site.
The first quadrant, the sculp-
tural form seen from outside, is
the two-story entry foyer which
features a free-form mahogany
stair, slate floor and glass
blocks set into peach-colored
walls. The entry is capped by an
elliptical skylight which cap-
tures light from above and bal-
ances the diffused light enter-
ing the house through the glass
blocks.
The living room is the second
quadrant. It is a segment of an
ellipse and features floor to ceil-
ing glass at its perimeter, inter-
rupted only by the bright red
mass of the fireplace. The shape
of the room takes advantage of
the most expansive view of the
property.
The house is owned by a mar-
ried couple with young chil-
dren. A special need for privacy
is accommodated in the third
quadrant, which contains the


family's sleeping quarters up-
stairs as well as a dining room
and library downstairs. The
husband required a quiet li-
brary where he could work un-
disturbed by his children, so an
exterior breezeway was created
to separate his library from the
rest of the house. The library is
also accessible through a canti-
levered yellow stair which con-
nects with the master suite
above.
The final quadrant of the
house contains the kitchen and
servant's quarters downstairs
and the guest rooms above.
The last two quadrants are
the most functional part of the
house and they are organized in
a rectangle. In elevation, a
band of windows on this rec-
tangle is punctuated by spe-
cialty windows which provides
an interesting pattern of fenes-
tration.
Always present, inside and
out, are the two intersecting
walls. They have special sculp-
tural cutouts which emphasize
their thinness and linear qual-
ities, play with the light and
shadow and frame special views.
The walls are the structural ele-
ment which allows the house to
be simple, yet unusual...divid-
ing its functions while tying
them all together.
Esther Perez

The author is an architecture
writer living in Miami.


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This page, top, a white stucco wall ensures privacy for the Casa Los Andes.
Above, end wall showing projecting stair tower. Opposite page, top left and
right, wall openings of various shapes a id sizes em it light. Below plan
courtesy of the architect. All photos by Tim Hursley.


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Where parking is a pleasure



Mount Sinai Medical
Center Parking Pavilion
Miami Beach, Florida


Architect: Frankel & Associates
Principal-in-Charge: Marcus A.
Frankel, AIA
Project Manager: Laurence F.
White
Project Architect: Michael
Agnoli, AIA
Engineer: A. Epstein
& Sons, Inc.
Contractor: Arkin Construction
Co.
Security Consultant/Interiors:
Charles Levine, IDG
Color Consultant/Interiors and
Exteriors: Roz Kovens
Owner Mount Sinai Medical
Center


parking facilities, prosaic at
best, are seldom inspiring.
Rather than uplift any urban es-
sence, these structures gener-
ally elevate little more than our
automobiles... floor-by-func-
tional-floor.
Tb prevent this from happen-
ing on a triangular site lying be-
side a well-traveled thorough-
fare in Miami Beach, the Mount
Sinai Medical Center commis-
sioned Frankel & Associates to
design its proposed, and indis-
putably essential, parking
pavilion.


Historically, hospital visitors
parked in remote lots occupying
valuable bayside realty. More
and more, this peripheral acre-
age had been yielded for addi-
tions to the flourishing medical
complex. Unsheltered, sun-
baked asphalt was the sole alter-
native for attending physicians,
staff personnel and outpatient
visitors, with safety yet another
particularly vital concern.
For years, Mount Sinai's over-
loaded security force operated
out of a crowded trailer. From
the outset, it was determined


Above, overall view of north elevation. Elevator tower on left, and back parking decks on right, reducing impact of
ihe main thoroughfare. Right, lieuw f ,'est facade iilth -level pedestrian entrance inforeground, and far right, par-
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that any new parking structure
must be adequately safeguarded,
perhaps even accommodating
the Central Security Facility
for the entire medical complex.
Such a comprehensive pro-
gram was a challenge, given the
physical constraints of the site.
While the architect's calcula-
tions indicated six floors were
necessary to suitably accommo-
date 600 autos, the residential
character of the surrounding
neighborhood mandated a low
profile. Integration of the pro-
posed parking pavilion with the
adjacent medical campus build-
ings was essential.
The parking structure was
also to compose a new entry for
the Medical Center, which
would eventually include a
proposed Medical Staff Office
Building/Diagnostic Clinic also
being designed by Frankel &
Associates.
Frankel's innovative solution
to the client imperatives was to


step back each ascending tier,
creating a terraced east facade
along a major thoroughfare.
This effectively reduced the ap-
parent building scale from the
perspective of the neighbor-
hood and the public right-of-
way. The sawtoothed building
plan, while promoting parking
circulation, appropriately con-
forms to the triangularity of the
site.
Louvered screen walls face
on the north and west and re-
late these elevations to sur-
rounding hospital buildings
both in scale and proportion.
Cantilevered linear planters
evoke a less utilitarian appear-
ance, employed as they are to
help integrate the parking
pavilion into the existing land-
scape.
Precast prestressed concrete
joist and soffit-beam elements
constitute virtually all struc-
tural floor framing, with joist
spans ranging from 42 to 60 feet


across double-loaded parking
bays. This structural system
provides an almost column-free
parking area. Overall erection
time was estimated to have
been halved by using precast
structural elements as com-
pared with conventional
poured-in-place methods.
On the ground floor is a four-
story pedestrian plaza with
stairways and elevator stops,
parking for physicians and cen-
tralized security offices. The
atrium, which occupies the con-
cave space adjacent to all vehic-
ular ramps, provides landscaped
views from the security offices.
Since security is a major con-
cern in any parking facility,
many provisions were made to
assure the safety of the build-
ing's users. Closed-circuit TV
monitors oversee the entire
facility which is manned round-
the-clock by a 60-officer security
force and unusual sounds are
enough to trigger an immediate


audio and visual surveillance of
the disturbed area.
Far too often, a garage re-
ceives a perfunctory form-
follows-function treatment. At
Mount Sinai, however, a grace-
ful structure has proved to be
well-tailored to its function, its
environment and its site.
AlAlschuler

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of Design South.


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Opa-locka City Hall
Opa-locka, Florida

Architect: Beilinson Architects
Design Principal: Les Beilinson,
AIA
Development Consultant for
Preservation: Michael Maxwell
Associates
Structural Engineer: Maurice
Gray and Associates, Inc.
Owner: City of Opa-locka


n 1926, at the height of Flor-
ida's real estate boom, avia-
tion pioneer Glenn Curtiss de-
veloped his third land deal...a
subdivision in Miami which he
designed with the help of archi-
tect Bernhardt Muller and plan-
ner Clinton McKenzie. Based on
the tenants of the Garden City
movement, Curtiss selected an
"Arabian Nights" theme for his
new community. What followed
was the construction of nearly
100 Moorish Revival structures
with a particularly whimsical
City Hall as the focus. The City
Hall has recently been restored
by Beilinson Architects with
the City of Opa-locka as client.
The 6,784 square foot City
Hall is a building which is en-
tered through a two-story
gatehouse located across a
forecourt from the main struc-
ture. The gatehouse remains
substantially unaltered and has
an arched entranceway located
between a square tower on the
west and a smaller domed tower
on the east.
Pavilions, onion domes and
spires abound within the com-
plex and the three-story main
building is ringed by minarets.
Exterior stucco is interrupted
in patches to expose decorative
"distressed" brickwork. The
main facade of the City Hall has
rusticated stucco broken by
horseshoe arches with painted
radiating voussoirs and a tiled
portal leading into the build-
ing's wings or the courtyard be-


yond. There are seven bays of
windows set into pointed and
semicircular arches and a
wooden bridge with Chinese
Chippendale railings spans the
distance from the main building
to the second floor wings. The
crenellated roofline meanders
through a field of onion domes,
slender spires and conical
domes which rise from all parts
of the complex.
The restoration program
called for total rehabilitation of
the building. Through extensive
research of the original draw-
ings and early photographs, the
exterior of City Hall and all
public spaces were restored to
their original appearance. The
interior was adapted for admin-
istrative use, but it retains its
original flavor. In the main
ground floor chamber where the
city commission meets, poly-
chromed frescoes and stencilled
beams were restored to original
splendor.
Site improvements were kept
to a minimum. Since the original
setting for the building was a
barren landscape, a la desert, no
new plants were added. The City
did add a landscaped median to
Sharazad Boulevard with new
street lamps to match the 1926
originals.
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1988 FA/AIA Unbuilt Design Awards

A song for the unsung


B ringing attention to the de-
sign process is the goal of
the annual FA/AIA Unbuilt De-
sign Awards Program. The pro-
gram is open to projects of all
sizes and classifications that
have been designed by mem-
bers of the Florida Association
of the American Institute of Ar-
chitects, but have not yet been
built. All entries, however,
must have been commissioned
for compensation on behalf of a
client.
This year, 132 projects were
submitted and every conceivable
building type was represented
including a kennel, a mausoleum,
a circus, two fire stations, three
marinas, three museums and


the usual variety of residences,
public buildings and institutional
facilities.
Harwell Hamilton Harris,
FAIA, was Chairman of the Jury
and serving with him were
Charles Reed, Jr. and Mark
Hampton, FAIA. Harwell Har-
ris has been practicing architec-
ture for 55 years and his work
has been exhibited and pub-
lished internationally. His long
career began as a sculptor and
includes working with Richard
Neutra, practicing architecture
in T'xas, California and North
Carolina and teaching architec-
ture at the University of Texas
and North Carolina State Uni-
versity. Harris is perhaps best


known for his contributions to
the development of the Califor-
nia House and his work has
twice been included in the
Museum of Modern Art's selec-
tion of the most significant
buildings of the preceding
decade.
Charles Reed, Jr. is a gradu-
ate of the University of Miami's
School of Architecture. For six
years he worked in the Miami
office of Igor Polevitzky before
opening his own South Florida
practice. Reed is now in North
Carolina serving as Senior
School Planning Architect for
the State of North Carolina.
Mark Hampton, FAIA, was
the 1987 recipient of the FA/AIA


Award of Honor for Design.
This award is given by the state
association in recognition of ex-
cellence in architectural design
over a sustained period of time.
After receiving his degree in ar-
chitecture from Georgia Tech,
Hampton studied architecture
in France before going to work
for the firm ofTwitchell &
Rudolph in Sarasota, Florida.
Along with architect Paul
Rudolph, Hampton and a small
group of now prominent archi-
tects are credited with founding
what has come to be known as
the Sarasota School of Archi-
tecture. Hampton opened his
own office in Coconut Grove
in 1974.


"Robbie's Big Top"
Orlando, Florida

Helman Hurley Charvat Peacock/
Architects, Inc.
Francis A. Lizardo-
Project Designer
Orlando, Florida




Jury: "A unique type of building which has been executed in a playful manner. It suggests a high tech circus tent."


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Princess Hotel
Emerald Coast, Florida

Reynolds, Smith and Hills
Architects, Engineers and
Planners, Inc.
Jacksonville, Florida


Jury: "This is a most ingenious plan for a hotel. The lobby is very expressive ofrecreational
pleasures. The building suggests holiday fun."


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Jury: "This is a most fun firehouse. The project needs to be constructed with the same
lightheartedness found in the design and drawings."

Villa Am Meer
Florida West Coast Barrier Island

Rowe Holmes Hammer Russell
Architects, Inc.
H. Dean Rowe, FAIA -
Principal-in-Charge
Richard T. Reep, AIA-
Project Manager
Tampa, Florida


Jury: "Luxury is evi-
dent in every aspect of
this project. A great II
sense ofsecurity and
privacy is maintained
despite the high den-
sity. Circulation .
throughout the con-
munity has bee well dl
considered."


Emergency Services Building
Venice, Florida

Johnson Peterson Holliday
Architects, Inc.
J. Michael Holliday, AIA and
W. Kent Johnson -
Design Team
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Art Gallery, Studio and Guest
Apartment for P. Buckley Moss
St. Petersburg, Florida

Harvard, Jolly, Marcet and
Associates, Architects, P.A., AIA
Jonathan R. Toppe, AIA-
Project Manager
Mark Slazinski, AIA -
Associate Manager
St. Petersburg, Florida

Jury: "The architect obviously
had a strong feeling for the own-
ers's needs. The program was
carried out with verve to pro-
duce a building ofgreat
interest."








Latin Quarter Specialty Center
Miami, Florida

Willie A. Bermello, AIA
Bermello, Kurki & Vera, Inc.
Coral Gables, Florida


Jury: "This is appropriate architectural expressionfor the Cuban Quarter's main plaza and marketplace. When people
enter this space, it will come alive and the street will be important again as it once was."


Chamber of Commerce Building
Winter Haven, Florida

Gene Leedy, Architect
Winter Haven, Florida

Jury: "This building projects a
strong presence on the site and
the design expresses the func-
tion very well."


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Tallahassee, Florida

Johnson Peterson Holliday
Architects, Inc.
Ivan Johnson, AIA -
Project Architect
Guy W. Peterson, AIA -
Project Designer
Joseph P. Jennette -
Project Manager
Thomas C. Deckert -
Programming
Tallahassee, Florida


Jury: "This project offers an intriguing solutionfor a low-density office structure. This is a well organized corporate build-
ing with a lot ofstyle."

Renovation and addition to
Seven Star Retail Shop
Tallahassee, Florida

Mark Griesbach Architect
Tallahassee, Florida


Jury: This is a good example of a standard roadside convenience store that has been made important through the applica-
tion ofcurrent architectural style."


Prototype Branch Bank
Various Central Florida locations

Rowe Holmes Hammer Russell
Architects, Inc.
Tampa, Florida

Jury: "This building was done
with style so as not to look like
a vault. The gables draw atten-
tion to the entrance and the rec-
tilinear walls leave the building
strongly centered. A very sim-
ple expression ofpurpose."

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Flagler Hospital
St. Augustine, Florida

Hansen Lind Meyer, Inc.
Orlando, Florida

Jury: "Old, but familiar,
Mediterranean design elements
were successfully resurrected to
form a complex hospital plan.


Peshek Residence
Orlando, Florida


Maurilio J. Maso, AIA
Orlando, Florida


Jury: "This simple and articu-
late design is an elegant answer
to a pressing architectural
problem for the owner."


The Residences
Surfside, Florida

Spillis Candela & Partners
Coral Gables, Florida


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Jury: "This revival of a 20's style architecture indicates the future direction of beach design."


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Lew Apartments
Miami, Florida

Baldwin Sackman & Associates
Alfredo Pou -
Project Architect
Coconut Grove, Florida


Jury: "Great achievement in the
design ofa modest apartment
building that provides the
covered parking so badly
needed in urban areas. Tb get
all this on so tiny a site is
exemplary."


Gullhouse II
South Brevard County, Florida


Ray D. Crites, FAIA
Tallahassee, Florida


Jury: "Wonderful pedestrian circulation in this unique building form.
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