Ocean Drive condominium in Miami Seaside by MW Works

American studio MW Works has transformed and refurbished a big beachside condominium on Ocean Drive in Miami Seaside, Florida, utilizing tropical hardwood and sand-coloured plaster.

The studio knocked collectively two items in a brand new high-rise constructing to create a house for a household of six relocating from Seattle.

Media room of Ocean Drive apartment by MW Works in Miami, Florida
Dwelling areas characteristic plaster partitions and concrete flooring

Supplies had been chosen to benefit from the standard of sunshine and views of the seashore.

“The irregular floor of the plaster highlights the altering high quality of sunshine all through the day and lends a softness to non-public areas,” stated MW Works.

Dining area of Ocean Drive apartment by MW Works in Miami, Florida
Darkish tropical hardwood within the eating space

The Ocean Drive condominium’s 5 bedrooms are positioned across the perimeter and adorned in a paler palette, whereas the kitchen and eating areas within the center are darker and moodier.

“Bed room volumes are handled in pale, sandy tones of hand-troweled plaster reflecting pure mild deep into the ground plate,” stated the studio

“The center of the unit is clad in darkish tropical hardwood with cautious detailing emphasising mass and craft.”

Kitchen of Ocean Drive apartment by MW Works in Miami, Florida
Plaster and darkish wooden within the kitchen

Extensive picket planks kind the flooring. Handles and light-weight switches are set into the doorways and partitions to create an uncluttered environment.

In the lounge and media room, pale concrete ground slabs and a plastered ceiling bounce mild round from the ground to ceiling glazing. Balconies overlook a stretch of seashore with Miami Seaside’s signature lifeguarding huts.

Children's bedroom of Ocean Drive apartment by MW Works in Miami, Florida
The house is for a household of six

Gauzy curtains and earthy-coloured rugs proceed the extremely textured, refined but beachy aesthetic of the condominium on Ocean Drive.

“Woven baskets and patterned ground coverings add a layer of softness,” stated MW Works. “Amongst the impartial canvas diversified shades of blue, orange and purple reply to the native wildlife of southern Florida.”

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Master bedroom of Ocean Drive apartment by MW Works in Miami, Florida
Bas reduction texture in the main bedroom

In the main bedroom, the headboard wall dividing the mattress space from the lavatory has an in depth geometric sample in bas reduction.

“This design alternative grew out of the shopper’s in depth journey within the center east and their curiosity in mathematical patterns,” stated MW Works.

“Working with the craftspeople who would set up it, we developed a sample and a fabrication process to create an abstracted floor to catch the morning mild.”

Bathroom of Ocean Drive apartment by MW Works in Miami, Florida
The Miami condominium has ocean views

In an alcove off the entry corridor an LED lighting system casts shadows by means of a small backyard that monitor with the motion of the solar all through the day. At night time, one of many bogs lights up with an approximation of moonlight.

Based mostly in Seattle, MW Works was based in 2007 by Steve Mongillo and Eric Walter. The studio typically works with pure textures, cladding a cabin in Washington with blackened cedar and utilizing reclaimed timber for a house in Seattle.

Pictures is by Kevin Scott.


Undertaking credit:

Structure and interiors: MW Works
Basic contractor: Dowbuilt
Native contractor: Woolems
Engineer (MEP): Shamrock Engineering
Engineer (low volt): Visible Acoustics
Engineer (structural): PCS Structural Options
Lighting: Niteo
Furnishings: Studio DIAA; Matt Anthony Designs
Carved Counter tops: The Vero Stone
Plaster (partitions, grasp headboard): Cathy Connor Studio C
Wooden (casework, ground, ceiling): Dowbuilt
Metallic (casework, hardware, patinas): Dowbuilt
Inside panorama backyard: Formaneta
Customized concrete: John Dietrich
Metals: Argent

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