JI home in American Institute of Architects ‘Florida Architecture: 100 Years, 100 Places’

“Like driftwood collecting in courses on the beach, the house comfortably nestles in the interstices between waterfront and road along a narrow site on the northern coast of Jupiter. Ceramic fritted glass, aluminum louvers, stucco, italian limestone, onyx, polycarbonate sheeting, rift sawn oak, bulthaup kitchen Island.”

Some of the other Florida winners include:

Top Ten Buildings (by popular vote)

1st Place – Fontainebleau Miami Beach (Miami Beach)

2nd Place – Mandi’s Chapel (Live Oak)

3rd Place – Baughman Center at the University of Florida (Gainesville)

4th Place – University of North Florida Student Union (Jacksonville)

5th Place – Mar-a-Lago National Historic Landmark (Palm Beach)

6th Place – Saint Paul’s By-The-Sea Episcopal Church (Jacksonville Beach)

7th Place – The Breakers Resort National Historic Landmark (Palm Beach)

8th Place – Florida Southern College (Lakeland)

9th Place – City Park Municipal Garage (Fort Lauderdale)

10th Place – Dodd Hall at The Florida State University (Tallahassee)

Top Five Buildings (by architect vote)

1st Place – University of North Florida Student Union (Jacksonville)

2nd Place – Saint Paul’s By-The-Sea Episcopal Church (Jacksonville Beach)

3rd Place – Walker Guest House (Sanibel)

4th Place – Beach Road 2 (Jupiter Island)

5th Place – The Breakers Resort National Historic Landmark (Palm Beach)

To view more details and photos of Beach 2: http://www.architecture-page.com/go/projects/beach-road-2__all

For more details on the top 100 selections: http://www.aiaflatop100.org/Current-Standings.cfm

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