Icon Brickell Tower III
When we talk about Miami and real estate, we are unquestionably bound to mention Icon Brickell condos. Specifically, Icon Brickell Tower III was built in 2009 and is located on Brickell Avenue, Miami. This iconic building designed by the renowned Philippe Starck-inspired Architectural and Interiors firm Yoo Design Studio, has brilliant examples of good architecture and unique contemporary designs that take the elegance of Icon Condos to a new level.
Icon Brickell – Tower III redefines the meaning of luxury. Its Olympic-sized pool overlooking Biscayne Bay, its fireplace, and its lushly landscaped outdoor living room are some of the distinctive amenities that make this building a true icon. At 465 feet tall, the skyscraper has 520 total units, which are above and beyond in standard finishes, rivaling some of Miami’s most luxurious residences, comprised of 372 condominium units and 148 hotel units. The condominium has 50 floors, hence the name Fifty Lounge (formerly known as Club 50).
Architectural Firm: Yoo Design Studio
Leading architecture, design and interior design studio in the sector of branded residences worldwide. Famous names such as Philippe Starck, Marcel Wanders, Jade Jagger and Kelly Hoppen sign the Yoo Design Studio projects, founded in 1999 by Starck himself and businessman John Hitchcox. Focused on architecture and interior design, the renowned Architectural firm leaves its mark on Icon Brickell – Tower III; a unique and ultra contemporary architecture, perfectly combined with the interior design of Philipe Starck. Yoo Design Studio once again achieves a perfect combination of style and creativity.
Specialized Structural Engineering Company for Windows and Doors: Eastern Engineering Group
Eastern Engineering Group delivered expert Structural Engineering services for the windows and doors systems at Brickell Tower III. The focus is on ensuring compliance with NOA standards, certifying the quality and resilience of impact-resistant doors and windows in the face of extreme weather conditions. The comprehensive services encompass structural design and the provision of detailed shop drawings for various configurations, including fixed panel window systems, sliding doors, and exterior folding doors. All systems are equipped with impact-resistant glass and aluminum carpentry, addressing both large and small missile impacts.
Other services provided included preparation of documents for all applicable “High Velocity Hurricane Zone Test Protocols” under the Florida Building Code and custom design of structural connections required under specific field conditions.
The founder of Yoo Design Studio and famous French architect Philippe Starck is not only the designer of emblematic pieces that moved the world such as the La Marie chair (1996) or the Juicy Salif juicer (1988), but in 1982 he remodeled the interiors of the palace of the Eliseo, a design that earned him rise as the most influential designer in France. Since then, Starck’s genius began to be recognized worldwide.