DPZ CoDesign Kingwood, Texas
Andrés Duany is a prominent American architect, urban planner, and co-founder of the Congress for New Urbanism. Alongside his wife, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, he established the Miami-based architectural firm Arquitectonica, renowned for its vibrant, Latin American-influenced modernism. Notably, their Atlantis Condominium was featured in the opening credits of Miami Vice’s television series. In 1980, Duany and Plater-Zyberk founded Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company (DPZ), an architecture firm headquartered in Miami, Florida. Duany and DPZ played a significant role in developing the New Urbanism movement, advocating for alternatives to suburban sprawl and urban disinvestment. Their contributions to the American built environment were acknowledged when Duany received the prestigious Vincent Scully Prize from the National Building Museum. Today, Andrés Duany continues to make a lasting impact by crafting visionary urban plans for future cities. He collaborates with international municipalities and developers at the forefront of urban development, pushing boundaries and innovatively shaping the built environment.
Where you can find Andres Duany during IBS:
Lessons From the Future: Build for What's Coming