Carnival Cruise TerminalPort Miami, Florida

Cruise Terminal F is a visionary project, a state-of-the-art terminal with unrivaled passenger experience guiding travelers seamlessly from curbside to ship. Terminal F embodies the essence of a 21st-century home-port facility, poised to welcome Carnival’s magnificent and largest vessel, the Mardi Grass, and exemplifying Port Miami’s dedication to the future and guest satisfaction. Inspired by maritime architecture and Miami’s vibrant spirit, this Silver LEED-certified building spans 155,000 sq. ft. across three levels blending existing and new buildings into an integrated contemporary facility. It features covered drop-off/pick-up areas for 66 vehicles and 20 coaches, with over 80,000 sq. ft. serving passenger vehicles and buses. The waiting area accommodates 1,200 passengers, and the VIP lounge seats 500 guests. The latest advancement in embarkation and debarkation technologies have been incorporated to facilitate processing large quantities of passengers in a short amount of time while ensuring a memorable guest experience.

Project Details
  • Year: 2022
  • Location: Port Miami, Florida
  • Status: Complete
  • Client: Port Miami
  • Size: +155,000 SF
  • Team: Gustavo Berenblum, Claudia Busch. Renate Paris, Elise Francis, Andres Barros
  • Awards: SARA NYC Design Award of Excellence 2023, AIA Miami 2023 Honor Award of Excellence
  • Image Credits: Michael Stavaridis
BBAMiami - Carnival Cruise Terminal Cutting edge design of outside canopies to welcome guests
BBAMiami - Carnival Cruise Terminal
BBAMiami - Carnival Cruise Terminal
BBAMiami - Carnival Cruise Terminal

This project is about creating an enhanced home-port traveler experience for the world's largest Cruise Line and its flagship vessel.

BBAMiami - Carnival Cruise Terminal

The challenge was to achieve an integrated passenger experience that operates seamlessly in a terminal that blends existing and new buildings

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