City of Miami Beach via the Miami Herald

In 2011, the City of Miami Beach selected architect Zaha Hadid (who died late last month at 65) to design a garage and public plaza in the Florida city's Collins Park neighborhood. The initial design was overbudget, so the team has since been revising the concept. The city ultimately decided to scrap the project and put out a call for a new garage design that includes housing. Joey Flechas reports in the Miami Herald: "The final version of the design met the city’s budget, with a cost of about $24 million. But commissioners did not like the pared-down design. The plaza was smaller, the garage housed fewer parking spaces, retail space was reduced and much of the flare and panache of the original design was stripped down or removed altogether." Read the complete article at the Miami Herald.

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