(City of Marathon, Florida Keys – October 9, 2020) With submissions numbering up to 4618 entries, submitted from more than 57 countries, Landscape Design Workshop has won Platinum recognition in the 2020 MUSE Design Awards competition for their Marlin Bay Yacht Club project created for SouthStar Communities.
Marlin Bay Yacht Club is a resort community reminiscent of a fishing village with Dutch Caribbean architecture. The 8-acre site is located in the island community of Marathon, a quaint tropical town in the Florida Keys.The resort is organized around a common area that opens up to the marina and provides a visual connection to the water. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, this project is designed to inspire, experience and forge a connection with the surrounding marine environment.
“We are extremely proud and honored to receive the 2020 Muse Design Awards for our Marlin Bay Yacht Club project. This international award means that our mostly regional practice can now reach out to a wider audience that might find our vision, project approach and design aesthetic meaningful & relevant to their future project” said Erez Bar-Nur, founder of Landscape Design Workshop. “Our design solutions can be translated and applied to different parts of the world”.
About the Award
The MUSE Creative and MUSE Design Awards are international competitions catered to professionals from the creative and design industries, who help foster new horizons for their industries. Under the administration of the International Awards Associate (IAA), both awards are judged by a panel of professionals, who have received accolades in international settings. IAA oversees awards and recognition programs, assembles judging panels, and sets rigorous standards for both competitions.
About Landscape Design Workshop
Landscape Design Workshop is an award-winning landscape architecture and planning design studio located in Boca Raton, Florida. The atelier studio specializes in designing resorts, resort-like communities and mixed use projects that embody the tropical lifestyle experience. Landscape Design Workshop aspires to enhance people’swell-being and quality of life through the visceral enjoyment of the outdoors.
Erez Bar-Nur, founder and principal designer for Landscape Design Workshop, served as Project Lead Designer. Erez is a passionate practitioner with a life-long interest in exploring the interface between people and their environment. Throughout his two decades of practice he created outdoor spaces that invoke feeling of wonder and delight.