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Case Studies Reimagining an Urban Green Oasis: The Journey of Restoration and Renewal

North Beach Oceanside Park – Miami Beach, FL

SAFEbuilt’s award-winning team of professionals stepped in to fulfill a wish on behalf of the City of Miami Beach – to re-construct a park that would generate a new identity for the North Beach community by tapping into and revealing established values and qualities present in the site.

Goal

Our goal was to transform the densely vegetated 30-acre park into a place where the community would never feel secluded or inactive but connected and engaged.

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The biggest challenges that the City of Miami Beach face when it comes to community development is the aging infrastructure, limited public transportation, and climate health. SAFEbuilt decided to re-create this park in a way that would respond to these issues while maintaining the character of North Beach. 

This was done by designing a necklace of ‘pods’ that operate as a spine to the project and serve to protect habitat and more. The walkways were created by strengthening the dune, utilizing passive green infrastructure and LID stormwater management strategies to encourage various activities while being able to withstand natural challenges. The project also included giving the city’s beachfront area a fresh look, with a walkway at ground level that would be an important part of the city’s transportation system.

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Solutions

To meet the needs of the community, we supported the City of Miami Beach with the following:

  • Conceptual drawing(s)
  • Surveying
  • Geotechnical
  • Design development
  • Estimate(s) of probable construction cost
  • Construction documents
  • Permitting
  • Bidding/award
  • Construction administration services
  • Park master planning
  • Resiliency design
  • Environmental permitting
  • Arch visualizations & 3D

Results

Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc., a part of the SAFEbuilt family of brands, helped transform the North Beach community quality by enhancing cultural celebration and capturing the important values of the City of Miami Beach – a captivating environmental design and great access to public spaces. Our clients also benefit from being supported by an award-winning team of professionals. 

A multi-disciplinary company like ours can master projects of large magnitude with efficiency and cost-effectiveness due to all services being provided in-house for your specific wants and needs.

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