Dutch architectural firm OMA is working on an innovative underwater sculpture park for Miami Beach. Entitled the ReefLine, the installation is intended to both raise awareness for and combat the effects of climate change all the while bolstering Miami’s already-thriving arts scene.
Shohei Shigematsu, who heads OMA’s New York office, will lead the project in collaboration with a team of experts, including researchers, coastal engineers, architects, and biologists.
The sculpture park will include a series of geometric concrete modules placed approximately 20 feet under water and spanning seven miles, beginning from South Beach. The structures are made from materials approved for artificial reef deployment,…