Join USGBC Miami for a special preview of Missoni Baia, representing the first of OKO Group’s four Miami projects, as well as the first-ever branded residences from Italian fashion and design house, Missoni. The evening will explore the sustainable and resilient strategies being implemented at the LEED 57-story condominium tower, located in the fast-growing Edgewater neighborhood.
Missoni Baia's 249 residences celebrate the timeless appeal of waterfront living, where the environment plays an integral role in the tower’s relaxed style and design. Offering residents access to a full suite of lifestyle amenities, Missoni Baia offers the comforts of a luxurious resort in a private residential setting.
Hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and complimentary valet parking are included with registration.
~ Kevin Dunn (AIA, LEED AP) is OKO Group’s Project Director, responsible for the programming, design and scheduling of the real estate developer’s Miami-based projects including the Missoni Baia and Una Residences. Prior to his work with OKO Group, Kevin was Partner and Principal-In-Charge for three decades at SB Architects, where he was involved in high-end residential and luxury hospitality projects in Florida, the Caribbean and in China.
~ Margaret Fitzsimons (Assoc. AIA, LEED AP) has more than 25 years of architectural design and sustainability leadership in Architecture, Planning and Interiors, specializing in the integration of Built Environments. Margaret’s diverse project work has ranged from complex multi-building campuses and large corporate workplaces to educational institutions and residential housing, with the vision of broadening sustainable thinking and wellness through design. She has worked on multiple LEED Certified projects and provided design and sustainability leadership at firms such as Gensler, RTKL, and her own Design consulting firm.
~ Neal Schafers joined the Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA) in 2015, bringing 16 years of experience creating liveable communities and destinations through research, design, collaboration, and onsite construction management. Prior to working for the Miami DDA, he spent a number of years in the golf course design and construction, residential design and landscape architecture fields. His experience includes eight years at EDSA in Fort Lauderdale, with projects ranging from resort and hospitality design to waterfront and urban design. He also worked abroad at both Abu Dhabi, UAE and Shanghai, China offices, was the onsite construction manager for two years for the Al Ain Wildlife Park & Resort in the UAE.
~ Our moderator for the evening, Chi Chi Truong (PE) is project manager and sustainable initiatives coordinator for Schwebke-Shiskin & Associates, one of the premier land development consulting firms in South Florida. A Miami transplant, Chi Chi is heavily involved with community grassroots efforts focused on urban growth, entrepreneurship, youth leadership development, arts and culture, human rights, and sustainability. A longtime volunteer leader in many capacities with USGBC, he is currently the Chair of USGBC South Florida, and a member of the Board of Directors of USGBC Florida.
To learn more about this development, visit www.missonibaia.com.
Thanks to our