Miami is famous for its weather, pool parties, beaches, and a vibrant nightlife. This thriving city is the third most popular city in the eastern United States and the country’s seventh-largest metropolis. Fun and wild, this breathtaking city draws thousands of residents and visitors every year. Each year, more than 40,000 people migrate to Miami from South America and the Caribbean.
Miami is the ideal destination for people seeking adventure or a fresh start. If you are looking to move to this city, then get to know twenty of the best multifamily architects in Miami, Florida. These firms were selected by our editorial team for their experience, expertise, and remarkable portfolios.
Kobi Karp Architecture & Interior Design, Inc
571 NW 28th Street, Miami, FL 33127
Kobi Karp Architecture & Interior Design is an architectural and interior design firm founded by Kobi Karp in 1996. With over twenty-five years of experience, the firm has built an impressive portfolio of more than $36 billion worth of projects that include everything from large-scale, high-rise condominium and hospitality projects to small-scale, low-rise residential and commercial structures. It is backed by a team of talented architects, interior designers, and planners passionate about providing unique designs that reflect their needs and demands. The firm handles each project with honest communication and close collaboration, ensuring each project is delivered within its client’s budgetary parameters and scheduled deadlines. With its client-centered processes, the firm is dedicated to exceeding expectations and providing excellence and outstanding customer service while keeping the process gratifying, exciting, and engaging.
One of the firm’s notable projects is Four Seasons Surfside – Surf Club, which was originally a private social club in the 1930s. The project’s goal was to incorporate a surf club building into the existing structure; it now has three nine-story high glass towers. Four Seasons Surfside is an approximately 1,252,000 square foot luxury branded hotel and private residence. There are 80 hotel rooms and 100 residential units, five star hotel amenities, four pools, and three restaurants.The overall design is a juxtaposition of historic South Florida and modern Miami lifestyle. Many characteristics of the former building were preserved, including high beamed and vaulted ceilings, arcade walls massive fireplaces, and some of the original tile floorings. The restoration of several areas allows residents to enjoy a vacation lifestyle with hotel amenities in their property.
Synalovski Romanik Saye
1800 Eller Drive, Suite 500, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Synalovski Romanik Saye is a full-service design firm that offers award-winning architectural and interior design, planning, development, construction, and contract management services across Florida. Since 1988, the firm has successfully completed thousands of residential, commercial, academic, and public sector projects. The firm’s highly-skilled team brings years of experience, diligence, attention to detail, and a reputation for thoroughness to the table. It provides hands-on, personalized attention to each project, handling every detail from project analysis to programming to master planning, architectural design, bidding, permitting, interior design, and contract administration. No matter the size or complexity, the firm is dedicated to providing exceptional projects that consistently guarantee satisfaction and exceed expectations.
In 2006, the firm provided programming, architectural design, master planning, permitting, and contract administration services for the construction of the Villas at Oak Hammock. The multifamily complex was designed as a secluded neighborhood that spans 104,430 square feet with five buildings and 27 two-floor townhomes. The project features three- and four-bedroom layouts with two-car garages, S-tile Mediterranean roofs, paver driveways, and sophisticated interior amenities.
161 Almeria Avenue, Coral Gables, FL
Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates or NBWW Architects is a full-service architectural and planning firm founded in 1967. The firm’s experience includes hotels, resorts, condo/hotels, office buildings, retail and mixed-use projects across the United States, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Latin America. Its impressive portfolio includes more than $5 billion in new construction and renovation and over 40,000 hotel rooms. With a team of talented architects and designers, the firm is committed to creating designs that reflect the client’s needs and goals for the space. Over the years, the firm has emphasized sustainability and has delivered unique designs that use creative green building techniques, environment-friendly practices, and cost-efficient solutions.
One of the firm’s notable projects is the Met 3, a mixed-use development that includes 36,000 square foot retail space for Whole Foods Market and a 32-floor luxury rental tower called Monarc at Met 3. It features 462 premium apartments that range from 680 to 1,450 square feet. The amenities include an open lounge area, a club-quality fitness facility, a spa with treatment rooms, a screening room with theater-quality acoustics, a yoga studio, a bocce ball court, an outdoor grill and kitchen, two outdoor bars, and a planted deck with a surrounding resort-style pool.
Adache Group Architects
550 S Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
With fifty-two years in the business, Adache Group Architects has established a global reputation as a leading international architectural firm. Founded in 1969, the firm has a solid track record of successfully completing hundreds of hospitality, multifamily, and mixed-use developments. With its extensive experience, a vast knowledge base, highly-skilled employees, and top-notch management, the firm is committed to consistently executing projects with superior quality, impeccable professionalism, and outstanding customer service. The firm offers flexibility and versatility of design approach, working with various design styles such as contemporary, victorian, British colonial, Spanish, Dutch, and Colonial French. Over the years, the firm has proven its ability to deliver unique designs that reflect its client’s preferences, such as site location, climate, building function, and use.
Located in Pompano Beach, one of the firm’s notable projects is the 14th & Ocean, a multifamily complex that features 21 new luxury townhouses. The project features a sleek, contemporary design ideal for modern beach living. Each villa has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, huge open kitchens, two-car garages, open balconies, and private fenced-in back patios. The amenities include a grilling area, a gym, a sauna, a heated resort-style swimming pool, a whirlpool, and a sundeck.
FSMY Architects + Planners
888 South Andrews Avenue, Suite 300, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
FSMY Architects + Planners was founded in 1977 to provide a comprehensive set of architectural and design services throughout Miami and its neighboring areas. With over four decades in the business, the firm has produced an extensive portfolio of designs that include commercial, residential, medical, educational, financial, and industrial projects. The firm emphasizes constant communication and a collaborative team approach to ensure each project runs as smoothly and as seamlessly as possible. The firm’s team is made up of youthful designers who bring fresh ideas to the table and highly seasoned specialists who add technical expertise to the project. With its creative and sustainable designs, the firm has earned a 95% repeat client rate.
Completed in 2004, the One Ocean Boulevard in Deerfield Beach is a perfect example of the firm’s superior quality. This multifamily project consists of two buildings with six levels each and 81 upscale and luxury condominium units. Sleek modern features such as sliding doors, hurricane impact windows, stainless steel appliances, expansive balconies, granite countertops, and main bedrooms with walk-in closets are included in each apartment, which range in size from one to three bedrooms. Premium amenities include a heated resort-style swimming pool, a whirlpool spa, an exercise center, and a clubhouse, among other amenities.
8887 SW 131st Street, Miami, FL 33176
Founded in 2002, MATEU Architecture has served the South Florida Area with single-source solutions for architecture and design. With nearly two decades of experience under its belt, the firm has won over 70 AIA Design Awards that testify to its impeccable quality and professionalism. Its impressive portfolio includes many projects in a diverse range of market industries including the educational, recreational, aviation, multifamily, and commercial sectors. Over the years, the firm has consistently provided the best possible materials, cutting-edge technology, and sustainable practices to complete each project. Whether it is a simple classroom renovation or a full-scale high-rise building, the firm is confident in its ability to deliver unique, one-of-a-kind designs that reflect the client’s goals for the space.
One of the firm’s notable projects is the Steven E. Chaykin Apartments, a residential complex located in Miami Beach. The design pays homage to the many hotels that once dominated this neighborhood in the 1940s and 1950s. There are 30 one-bedroom flats in the building, each with a minimum of 550 square feet. With a vibrant “wrapping” of the façade in colors and patterns, the project’s stylish and modern features stand. The unit’s random glass openings provide views of the outside from various points within the unit while seated.
2310 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, FL 33020
SKLARchitecture is a progressive architectural firm based in Hollywood, Florida, since 1996. The firm has served the United States and the Caribbean with exceptional projects in a range of markets, from public work to private to commercial. The firm has been in the business for twenty-five years, yet it has remained committed to its goal of creating practical and unforgettable projects with unique designs. With a dedicated team of expert architects and designers, the firm has delivered unique, high-impact spaces that can stand the test of time. It is committed to providing exceptional client service and continually aims to provide artistic vision, forward-thinking perspectives, and technological expertise to produce projects that exceed expectations.
Located on the west side of Collins Ave is Surfside Palms, one of the firm’s impressive multifamily projects, which features 55 condominium units. The floor layout is centered around a big courtyard with a fountain and rich landscaping. The building is arranged around two crossing courtyards exposed to the sky above. They create a fascinating contrast to the Mediterranean-ordered residential structures with their Florida-style architecture. Surfside Palms also has a recreation center, a gym, a resident-only BBQ area, and a community rooftop garden with breathtaking ocean views.
Beilinson Gomez Architects P.A.
8101 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 309-310, Miami, FL 33138
Established in 1978 by Les Beilinson and Jose Gomez, Beilinson Gomez Architects provides exceptional services to the Greater South Florida area. The firm offers a single-source solution for its clients through its comprehensive architecture, building design, historic preservation, LEED certification management, and construction administration services. The firm believes that each project is unique and strives to deliver designs that meet clients’ demands, budgets, and schedules. With its impressive portfolio of successfully completed projects, the firm has repeatedly proven its commitment to excellence by providing superior quality and outstanding customer service. It believes that its success depends on client satisfaction. Its integrated and collaborative approach allows it to fully understand the client’s vision and translate them into a set of workable blueprints. As a result, the firm has earned a long list of satisfied clients.
In the featured photo, the firm provided architectural and design services for Avanti Townhomes, a premium townhouse complex in Miami Beach that offers 2-4 bedroom units. Avanti’s architecture is inspired by the Mediterranean and features modern lines. The residences are divided into four levels and range in size from 2,800 to 3,600 square feet. Floor-to-ceiling windows, handcrafted wood cabinetry, high-impact windows, European kitchens with granite counters, marble floors, and a big roof terrace with Jacuzzi are features of the Avanti Condos design.
2640 S Bayshore Drive, Suite 210, Miami, FL 33133
Varabyeu Design is an international architecture and design company founded in 2006 to with practice in South Florida and beyond. The firm takes an individual and personalized approach to each project, providing a one-stop-shop solution for its clients. It offers a full range of architectural services, including design, architecture, engineering, and design-build. With its integrated and client-centered processes, the firm is dedicated to delivering inventive design solutions to bring out the maximum potential of every project. Over the years, the firm has received positive feedback from satisfied customers who have had their expectations met and exceeded.
The GlassHaus in Miami is one of the firm’s notable projects conveniently located less than two blocks from the bay. It is designed with a modern minimalistic approach inspired by Europe’s Bauhaus design school. The stunning building stands out with its clean and elegant style that serves as a counterpart to the high-rise towers lined along the waterfront. It houses 23 luxurious, spacious apartments with 11’ finished ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, porcelain floorings, and European-designed kitchens complete with custom imported cabinetry and stone counters.
Anillo Toledo Lopez, LLC
3191 Coral Way, Suite 400, Miami, FL 33145
With nearly fifty years of construction experience, Anillo Toledo Lopez has come a long way from its humble beginnings since its inception in 1973. The firm was founded by Leo Anillo, Ernesto Toledo, and A. Danilo Lopez to provide extensive architectural services throughout South Florida. It is backed by a dedicated and expert team of individuals passionate about providing responsive client service and design excellence. Over the years, the firm has proven its ability to deliver reliable service, consistent quality, and outstanding professional services through its impressive portfolio and solid track record of satisfied clients. The firm focuses on establishing long-lasting relationships with its clients to understand their vision and accurately transform them into an actual space that exceeds expectations.
Over the years, the firm has been featured in several noteworthy publications, including The Business Journals and The Real Deal. One of the firm’s notable projects is the Modera Coral Gables in Miami. The project is a mixed-use development that features eight floors, 237 rental apartments, and 6,000 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor.
Saltz Michelson Architects
8400 NW 36th Street, Suite 450, Doral, FL 33166
Saltz Michelson Architects, founded in 1976, is a Florida-based architectural firm that offers a comprehensive range of architectural and planning services. The firm’s dedication to high-quality design, professionalism, and effective project management has won it a prominent position in the community. Regardless of how simple or difficult the project is, the firm strives to improve its processes by perfecting tried-and-true procedures, proven best practices, and proactive interaction to produce successful results. The firm has consistently delivered unique designs that meet the client’s needs and requirements.
The firm designed La Cascade in Fort Lauderdale in 2004. The development consists of a 22-unit, eight-story luxury condominium facility and a pool on a.62-acre tract of land along the intercoastal waterway. The project received a “Community Appearance Award” from the City of Fort Lauderdale for its excellent achievement in Urban Environmental Design.
4955 SW 75th Avenue, Miami, FL 33155
MODIS Architects is made up of a diverse group of dynamic architects and designers dedicated to providing the best designs perfectly tailored to each client’s needs. The firm, founded in 2008, has concentrated on developing strong relationships with its clients, engineers, consultants, and contractors to complete successful projects. To foster creative, modern, and economically feasible solutions, the firm draws on its broad expertise, collective knowledge, and well-informed research. The firm is dedicated to thoroughly comprehending each client’s vision to assist them in realizing their objectives from conception to execution.
26 Edgewater is a modern boutique residential building in Miami’s growing Edgewater district, north of Downtown. There are 86 one- and two-bedroom units in the building, including 120 private garage spots, 9,265 square feet of retail space, and a rooftop pool deck with views of the ocean and bay.
2417 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, FL 33020
Kaller Architecture was founded in 1984 as an architecture, space planning, and corporate interior design firm. The firm’s extensive portfolio of residential and commercial projects includes multifamily developments, low-rises, mid-rises, custom residences, and the development and design of office spaces, mixed-use buildings, corporate interiors, and industrial spaces. The firm is backed by a team of architects and designers passionate about delivering the best possible outcomes. Each team member brings years of expertise, exceptional customer service, design, and technical skills to the table. As a result, the firm has constantly produced outstanding projects that guarantee customer pleasure. The firm has earned recognition from notable publications, including the Sun-Sentinel.
Completed in 2017, Seaside Village is a boutique development of three buildings with three levels each, with 23 units ranging from 3,000 to 6,000 square feet. It offers a beachside sand and surf lifestyle with an elegant combination of convenience and luxury.
7440 SW 50th TER, Suite 102, Miami, FL 33155
UrvanX is a multi-faceted, full-service architecture practice with extensive experience in many project types, from luxurious custom residences to the most magnificent hospitality and commercial environments. Although this up-and-coming firm has only been in the field for eight years, it has already demonstrated its capacity to execute excellent projects with creative insights and well-thought-out designs. UrvanX has developed remarkable projects that constantly exceed expectations, ranging from single and multifamily residences to mixed-use and commercial, hospitality and restaurant projects. The firm is well-equipped with the experience and expertise to tackle any project.
This residential high-rise 101 Via Mizner, located in Palm Beach is one of the firm’s most impressive projects. The interiors feature white quartz countertops, Calcutta flooring, and custom-crafted two-toned cabinets, as well as vistas of sculptured golf courses, the Atlantic Ocean, and the city. Residents at 101 Via Mizner can become members of the world-class private club, the Mandarin Oriental, which offers social, exercise, and championship golf activities along with resort-style living.
Corwil Architects, Inc.
4210 Laguna Street, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Corwil Architects was established in 1992 to produce unique and practical designs based on the client’s needs and incorporating magnificent architecture, efficiency, and code compliance. The firm has a track record of producing one-of-a-kind designs suited to the needs of each client. The firm is dedicated to incorporating creativity while respecting historical values and cultural elements during the initial conceptualization and planning stages. The firm strives to create a balanced design that complements and enhances the neighborhood. Over the years, the firm has built a solid reputation for high quality and outstanding customer service.
360 Condominium was finished in 2007, designed by Corwil Architect, and constructed by Lennar Homes. The project has a total of 414 condos with stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway from practically every angle. It includes three towers. The West Tower contains 279 condo apartments on 15 floors. The East Tower has 99 condo residences on 12 floors. Finally, the Marina Residences has 36 marina condo residences on three floors. A bayside pool, a fitness center, men’s and women’s saunas, private marina berths, 24-hour security gate service, valet, covered entrance, and garage parking are among the luxury features.