SkyRise Miami – half skyscraper, half an extreme attraction
This is one of the most ambitious architectural projects of recent times – SkyRise Miami. It is a R -shaped tower resembling a hairpin, which will have observation decks, lounge, restaurant, cinema, nightclub.
From the observation tower you can enjoy in magnificent views from South Miami to the Everglades. Lovers of thrills will be offered a dizzying, extreme entertainment: BASE Jumping and attraction where wanting to wear a special safety belts to make a free fall from the 50th floor (bungy jumping). It should be noted that the height of the tower is 305 meters.
Skyscraper is built on an artificial mound in the center of Miami near Bayside Market Square. Vertical towering skyscraper design is able to withstand even hurricane force winds.
Project Director Jeff Berkowitz said that, being one of the most interesting tourist towns in the world, Miami is the most suitable platform for the realization of such a project. “Miami – a world-class city. I think that such a symbolic landmark firmly fasten the city on the world stage – said Berkowitz – It will have its own Eiffel Tower Miami. ”
It is expected that SkyRise Miami will visit annually about 3.2 million people. The cost of the project is estimated at 300-400 million dollars.
Jeff Berkowitz hopes that the opening of the observation tower in mid-2017, and the firm Arquitectonica, the developer will make every effort to get the “gold” certification LEED. After the completion of the tower SkyRise Miami will be the second tallest building in the United States.