Iconic Miami Architect Kenneth Treister’s New Book Examines Many of His Greatest Local Works




Architect Kenneth Treister, whose distinctive subtropical style flourished in Miami during the fabulous heydays of the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, and even later recently released a book exploring many of his most significant local buildings. These include some fantastic courtyard houses, the sublime Mayfair in the Grove shopping center and hotel, and a building whose current limbo has been covered at length here on the Big Bubble, the Office in the Grove.

‘Gardens, Architecture & Art: The Humanistic Architecture of Kenneth Treister’ is a large, weighty book, full of illustrations, published by Books & Books, with an introduction by Tom Wolfe. Below is a sampling of its 500-plus pages of content.

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