Awards2019: American Prize for Architecture presented by The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies
2018: Urban Land Institute Lifetime Achievement Award
2005: American Institute of Architect’s Honor for Design Award
1998: Silver Medal for Design Excellence from American Institute of Architects
With offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Paris, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Manila, Lima and São Paulo, Arquitectonica is a major presence on the international architectural stage. Founded in 1977, the firm is known for its bold modernism that immediately made an impact on the Miami landscape.
Led by principals Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear, Arquitectonica continues to push the limits of design with its innovative use of materials, geometry, pattern and color. Key projects include Microsoft Europe Headquarters (Paris), Cyberport Technology Campus (Hong Kong), BBVA Tower (Buenos Aires), Brickell City Centre (Miami), American Airlines Arena (Miami), and the Westin Hotel Times Square (New York).