ADD Inc Miami Wins Merit Award of Excellence from the American Institute of Architects Florida for the Renovation of the Historic Shelborne South Beach Hotel

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ADD Inc Miami's Renovation of the Shelborne South Beach Hotel Awarded a “Merit Award of Excellence for Renovation & Additions” in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2012 Florida/Caribbean Honor & Design Competition.

The architecture and design firm ADD Inc Miami has been awarded a “Merit Award of Excellence for Renovation & Additions” in the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2012 Florida/Caribbean Honor & Design Competition for the renovation of the historic Shelborne South Beach Hotel. The award was presented during the recent AIA Florida Annual Convention at the Breakers Palm Beach.

“ADD Inc Miami is proud to be recognized by the AIA Florida for the redesign of such an iconic hotel like the Shelborne South Beach,” said Jonathan Cardello, Principal – Director, ADD Inc Miami.

The AIA Florida/Caribbean Honor & Design Awards Program is Florida’s most prestigious award program for the architecture industry and recognizes both great design and outstanding individuals who contribute to the advancement of the profession.

Located in the heart of Miami Beach, the Shelborne South Beach is a mid-twentieth century architectural landmark originally designed by Igor Polevitzky in the 1940's and expanded upon by Morris Lapidus in the 1950's. ADD Inc Miami has restored the hotel's distinctive exterior and reimagined its interior as a chic and contemporary hotel. The renovation preserves, enhances, and reinterprets this storied property through the lens of 21st century design to ensure its continued status among South Beach's exclusive collection of boutique hotels.

About ADD Inc Miami:
ADD Inc Miami provides a full scope of architecture, interior design, urban planning, branding and green design services. Noteworthy ADD Inc Miami architectural projects in South Florida include the Shelborne South Beach; Miami’s first high intelligence robotic parking garage at 1826 Collins Avenue; The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater; Bayfront Amphitheater; BGT Partners’ global headquarters; and Midtown 24 and the Village of Marbella mixed use projects. Founded in 1971, ADD Inc’s headquarters are located in Boston, Massachusetts. The ADD Inc Miami office is located at 2 South Biscayne Blvd, Suite 1670, in downtown Miami. For more information, please call (305) 482-8700 or visit

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