As the managing and design principal of Borges + Associates A rchitects, based on Miami’s Brickell Avenue and with over 27 years in professional practice, Mr. Borges is an active member of the South Florida community with a focus on Miami Beach and its architectural history and future. Borges is a hands on leader with deep passions for this community. As a Pillar Board member of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce and its Government Relations and Real Estate Council, Borges has lent his voice and experience towards positioning the Chamber in a proactive role in bringing focus to issues that concern the future and welfare of the City of Miami Beach. Borges believes in proactive leadership and with his enthusiastic and creative visioning has activated proactive and informative initiatives for the Chamber.
Prior to establishing his independent practice 13 years ago with Borges + Associates Architects, Mr. Borges was a project architect and director at Arquitectonica International. Leading teams on Iconic projects such as the Royal Palm Hotel, Canyon Ranch Carillon Resort Hotel, Bentley Beach Hotel, Bentley Bay Condo, as well as the American Airlines Arena and most recently completed his firm’s work on the Grand Beach Resort Hotel and the Historic Webster Hotel and fashion Boutique and Restaurant in the heart of the South Beach Historic District and the Infinity at Brickell, a 56 story luxury condo in Miami’s Brickell Village.
Borges has demonstrated his passion and dedication to historic preservation and his love for the architecture history of this architecturally rich community. With his growing portfolio of luxury waterfront private residences, Borges is making a significant contribution to the evolution of luxurious and sustainable architecture in Miami Beach’s waterfront man made Islands such as Palm, Hibiscus, Sunset, Rivo Alto Islands and other high-value residential neighborhoods. This contextual ‘tropical modernism” is a breath of fresh air towards the quality and evolution of this unique and precious residential world class destination of Miami Beach.
Borges and his partner Alice Dahbura- Borges provide design leadership to its team with a clear and precise sense of creative purpose. With a built portfolio of over 1.5 billion built portfolio, their practice is world renown and continues to grow its globalized practice with offices in Abu Dhabi, and licensed in 8 U.S. States, the team is focused on delivering its brand of modern architecture with a strong sense of place and design excellence, intelligent engineering in a fully integrated design practice.
As for his dedication to the evolution of communities such as Miami Beach and the Greater Miami area, Borges is enthusiastically addicted to the potential of a future that could only get better and continue to attract attention and inspire the World to come and experience the uniqueness and architectural beauty of this region. Borges remains committed to inspire proactive thinking in a community that is being affected by growth and all challenges faced by coastal Cities and Urban communities through the World. Borges believes that passionate, informed and proactive leadership is the way forward with our Cities.