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Designboom | New York receives BE TIME, a mobile meditation studio set to hit the streets in the new year

The people of New York City will be receiving its first-ever unique mobile meditation studio this month. BE TIME, ceo and founder, Carla Hammond, an avid non- profit worker in the New York to many start up organizations for many years found her love for meditation and wellness at the age of 15 and now busy with twins, decided to build a distinctive meditation studio to bring mindfulness to busy new yorkers at their convenience — BE TIME will offer a launch event to the general public on Monday, January 22nd at Madison Square Park for free classes 8am-2pm.

Dwell | Exotic Concrete House

There’s a saying, according to Nick Gelpi, that architects don’t design details in Miami, they shop for them. That’s because strict product-approval guidelines can leave designers with a limited palette of materials to choose from in this hurricane-prone region. While the challenge would discourage some, Gelpi embraced it head-on when he traded a post at Steven Holl’s internationally recognized firm in New York City for his own practice in Miami Beach.

Interior Design | Aidia Studio and McKenzie Turn a Bus Into a Mobile Meditation Studio

The bustling streets of Manhattan hardly evoke mindfulness, but Carla Hammond, a local nonprofit employee, aims to change that. Hammond commissioned Aidia Studio, with the help of Miami firm McKenzie, to design serene digs on wheels for Be Time, New York City’s first upscale mobile meditation studio.

Profile Miami | McKenzie Reveals Tribe

McKENZIE, a boutique design, build and custom fabrication firm, has transformed the historical New Providence Lodge building in Overtown into Tribe Urban Innovation Lab and Cowork, a new co-working space that will primarily focus on serving local, African American youth.

Curbed Miami | Inside the food hall coming to MiamiCentral

Miami’s booming food hall scene—2017’s version of a food court—continues to expand, with the latest news coming from the under-construction MiamiCentral, an 11-acre mixed-use project encompassing residences, office space, retail, and a public transit hub for Brightline Express Train Station.

Construction Dive | McKenzie Selected As Executive Architect and General Contractor For Central Fare In Miami

McKenzie, a boutique design, build and custom fabrication firm in Miami’s industrial Allapattah neighborhood, has been selected by All Aboard Florida as executive architect and general contractor for Central Fare, the 50,000 square-foot food hall located at MiamiCentral. The 11-acre, live-work-play mixed-use development in Downtown Miami is the hub for the new Brightline Express Train Station

Huffpost | Connecting entrepreneurship & art in Miami

Miami has been touted as one of the most influential art cities in the world (#3 to be precise), thanks to our 75+ galleries, 10+ museums and institutions, and 20+ annual art fairs. Art Basel Miami – now more than 15 years old – is the undisputed premier gathering of contemporary art in the hemisphere.

Miami Herald | Is Allapattah the next hot Miami neighborhood?

The most diverse, bustling working-class barrio in Miami that you’ve probably never been to, Allapattah, is supposed to be the next big thing. It’s the newest chapter in the by-now familiar Miami story of gentrification: first come the edgy art people, then the bars, and finally the big investors snapping up properties and planning big projects.

South Florida Business Journal | REVEALED: Check out the 2016 Coolest Offices winner … and other super cool work spaces

The competition to pick South Florida's 2016 Coolest Office can only be described as fierce. But the votes are in and McKenzie Construction in Miami can brag that it is the coolest office in the tri-county region.