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Florida Memorial University


The Multipurpose Athletic and Wellness Education Center at Florida Memorial University stands as a cutting-edge establishment that commenced operations in August 2016. This modern marvel encompasses a 2,000-seat basketball arena replete with five spacious locker rooms, a media room, a well-equipped training area, a convenient cafeteria, enticing concession stands, and ample public restrooms tailored to accommodate the facility’s capacity during game events. Elevated on the concourse level, offering panoramic views of the basketball courts, are encompassing running tracks, an advanced audio-visual booth, and an exclusive luxury box. Beyond its sporting prowess, the facility houses facilities dedicated to wellness education, including lecture rooms and a comprehensive physical education unit, culminating in the dynamic dance and aerobic room.

ARCHITECTURAL FIRM: Nyarko Architectural Group

Nyarko Architectural Group, an established Architectural and Engineering firm located in Miami, Florida, has been a beacon of creative, functional, and cost-effective architecture since its inception in 1996. Renowned for its innovative and inspiring designs, the firm offers a comprehensive range of services including Architecture, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Construction Administration. With a commitment to delivering solutions that seamlessly blend aesthetics with practicality, Nyarko Architectural Group continues to shape the architectural landscape with its exceptional expertise and dedication to excellence.


Eastern Engineering Group performed the structural engineering for a new Multipurpose Athletic and Wellness Center for Florida Memorial University. In addition, we had the pleasure of working with Nyarko Architectural Group on this project.

The director of the Structural Engineering Division, Alexis Martinez, MSCE, PE, and the architect Charles O. Nyarko, AIA, NCARB, the founder and president, accomplish to design and bring to life a contemporary style multipurpose arena which embellishes Florida Memorial University with minimalistic details and aesthetic. This type of style is all about embracing today’s and future design style and apply minimalistic elements such as highlighting greys, shades of white, and a touch of color.

Fun Facts

Did you know that Nyarko Architectural Group has garnered significant recognition and media attention for their outstanding contributions to the field of architecture? Their innovative designs and creative solutions have been featured in publications and news outlets, making them a prominent name in the world of architectural design.

**Renderings by Nyarko Architecture**


Nyarko Architectural Group

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15800 NW 42nd Ave, Miami Gardens, FL 33054

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50,000 SF


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