Every once in a while an architectural masterpiece comes along that reframes our idea of what a building can look like and what is possible to construct. 1000 Museum is such a building, conceived and built by the late Zaha Hadid’s architectural firm and in perfect alignment with the bionic/futuristic aesthetic and vision of this legendary female architect. At 62 stories it’s one of the highest residential towers in Miami and is ultra luxury, costing practically double that of any other luxury high rise. And for a good reason. No other building resembles anything like 1000 Museum. It’s as though an alien ship has landed on Earth in all its fascinating glory.
Bionic exoskeleton hugs the tower looking almost like a remnant of giant creature synergized with glass and concrete. Nestled within are 84 residences that breath splendor and luxury. Naturally all of them will be in need of an equally dazzling piano to bring life and sounds of music into these extraterrestrial beauties. Lucid Pianos is a world leader in fully transparent and semitransparent acrylic pianos, carbon fiber pianos as well as custom alloy 3D printed pianos. LucidPianos’ proprietary designs push the boundaries of what is thought possible with regard to piano building much like Zaha Hadid’s architectural vision defied conventions of building construction. Both succeed spectacularly at proving that when diligent engineering, ingenious design and unparalleled craftsmanship intersect – the sky is the limit, literally.
We think the most organic choice for this building’s aesthetic is Hive Xtravaganza grand piano. At its core it is a semitransparent grand with bionic trapezoid cutouts in its body and lid that features transparent acrylic. Its legs and pedal column are narrow and curved – a significant structural element that no other piano in the world possesses. It’s almost like legs of a fantastical dragon fly – gently touching the ground while supporting its delicate translucent body. When the piano lid is open it resembles a wing of a living organism – ready to take flight. We feel the curvaceous lines of the 1000 Museum are in perfect consonance with curvatures of Hive Xtravaganza. Indeed it looks as though the building gave birth to the piano. That certainly makes for a very sci-fi kind of a fantasy – surely the great late Zaha Hadid would appreciate that.
A celebrity interior designer Sofia Joelsson has created a perfect interior rendering for 1000 Museum with Absolute White Hive Xtravaganza.
Our other pick for this unique building is Lucid Enzo Piano – a carbon fiber dream of a piano that looks like it is already airborne as it sits perched on its elegant V-shaped pedestal with its body tapering off towards the tail into a slender, aerodynamic shape. We envision Enzo in white or bright turquoise to compliment the color of the legendary Miami waterways the building is facing. However Enzo can be made in any color of your choosing – so interior designers can have a ball deciding what color their Enzo of choice should be: neon orange or lime green? Choices…choices… Enzo is an embodiment of minimalism and ultra luxury – making it a perfect fit for the most luxurious residences of Miami.
And finally, our pièce de résistance – Lucid EXO. The only one. There will be only one ever made. For the most exquisite home – the most coveted piano in the world. 3D printed of custom aluminum alloy this wonder of engineering also looks like it came from another planet. Undulating lines wrap the piano’s frame and soundboard in abstract arabesque of metal and acrylic making every angle absolutely unique. It is simply jaw-dropping. Indeed, it is what one would imagine a piano to look like in a thousand years – a daring fantasy. The wonder of today’s technology and genius of Lucid Pianos and Bluthner is that this miraculous piano can actually be made today. EXO can be customized to any color.
We believe EXO is uniquely suited for Hadid’s aesthetic of the building – and this symbiotic relationship will make for spectacular impression one is sure to never forget upon laying eyes on EXO situated in 1000 Museum residence. The only one EXO in the world for the singularly unique tower in the world. A perfect match for the ages.
All the pianos can be outfitted with state-of-the-art player piano system for additional enjoyment.
Contact our team for questions on many possible customizations. We welcome interior designers who work with the building or individual clients to reach out to us for 3D renderings to envision better how our pianos will fit into your interior.