Arquitectonica’s newly opened zig-zagging tower in Miami is meant to reflect the rippling waters of Biscayne Bay

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(Courtesy Arquitectonica)

(Courtesy Arquitectonica)

Miami-based Arquitectonica has completed a zig-zagging tower on booming Miami’s Biscayne Bay. The 42-story, luxury residence building was developed by the Related Group and has been dubbed the Icon Bay.

(Courtesy Arquitectonica)

(Courtesy Arquitectonica)

Icon Bay’s distinctive textured facade is created through a playful repetition of the structure’s balconies and is said to have been a response to the untamed ripples of the Biscayne’s waters as they flutter against the breeze. These elevated terraces provide for sweeping waterfront views.

(Courtesy Biscayine Line)

(Courtesy Biscayine Line)

The tower includes its own bayside park, also designed by Arquitectonica. The park’s circular walkways move through an outdoor art exhibition space.

Icon Bay is but one of the many new construction projects that have recently found its way to Miami’s shores.

(Robin-Hill)

(Robin-Hill)

(Courtesy ArquitectonicaGEO)

(Courtesy ArquitectonicaGEO)

(Courtesy ArquitectonicaGEO)

(Courtesy ArquitectonicaGEO)

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