Sieger Suarez Architects and Dezer Growth have launched footage detailing the design of a elevate that may enable residents to drive automobiles instantly into flats on all ranges of the 61-storey skyscraper in Miami Seaside.
The Bentley Residences is a joint mission between Sieger Suarez Architects (SSA), Bentley and Dezer Growth.
SSA got here up with the idea for the automobile elevator, which was then patented by Dezer Developments beneath the title the “Dezervator”.
Every unit of the 749-foot (228 metre) skyscraper may have a three- or four-car storage hooked up on to it, which could be accessed by one among 4 lifts accessed from the bottom ground.
“We’re accountable for the transportation means of the automobile, significantly the next: the way you decide the automobile up and deposit it within the storage, the general elevator operation, and security,” mentioned SAA president Charles Sieger.
“The distinctive factor concerning the ‘Dezervator’ is that it takes you to your ground in your automobile and interlocks with the storage ground upon arrival.”
On the decrease ranges, the elevators might be enclosed in glass in order that passengers can see the general public areas of the constructing by the home windows of their automobiles.
Resident’s automobiles might be fitted with RFID stickers that register by a scanning system. The system will then information drivers through a collection of lights to the correct elevate, which is able to take them on to their flats.
The garages might be outfitted with EV charging stations in addition to extra storage, and the lifts will be capable to rotate the automobiles relying on which finish must be accessed.
“The laborious half for us was security,” mentioned Sieger. “The ‘Dezervator’ transports folks instantly, so we should guarantee they’re locked of their automobiles safely.”
But to begin on web site, the skyscraper is the primary branded residential mission by the British car producer and is ready to be accomplished in 2026.
The construction of the constructing is oval-shaped, and the person flats have oval shapes as nicely due to the massive quantity of glass frontage that it supplies.
“I designed the plans of the models, however Gil [Dezer] had the thought to make use of and have diamond glass for the pores and skin of the constructing. It has been a prolonged course of,” mentioned Sieger.
“The diamond-shaped glass wraps the perimeters of the constructing. It permits every massive patio to have a layer of glass as a substitute of the railing overlapping the balcony to guard you from the wind.”
Sieger mentioned that along with the elevators, the balconies of the constructing are noteworthy, with every taking over about half the sq. footage of the flats.
Every terrace may have a non-public swimming pool, outside bathe, kitchen, and front room space.
SSA was accountable for the construction, whereas designer Michael Wolk will deal with the interiors and Bentley will develop the furnishings and has given opinions on design particulars all through the method.
“Everybody’s precedence all through the event course of has been to make use of as a lot DNA of the Bentley automobiles as attainable,” mentioned Sieger.
SSA is accountable for different large-scale initiatives in Miami, together with the deliberate Waldorf Astoria, which when accomplished would be the metropolis’s first supertall skyscraper.