CTBUH Silver Member

Kobi Karp Architecture


Member Since: 2019

Member Offices: Miami

Website: https://www.kobikarp.com/

Kobi Karp is the Founder and Principal of Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design, Inc (KKAID). Kobi Karp founded the firm in 1996 and has been the Principal-in-Charge of design since that time. KKAID is a full-service architectural and interior design firm providing a vast array of services, ranging from the design of large-scale, high-rise condominium and hospitality projects to intimate, small-scale low-rise residential and commercial structures.
Educated at the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Technology, Kobi Karp earned degrees in both Architecture and Environmental Design. Subsequently, Kobi Karp began his career working on major hospitality and all- inclusive resort projects throughout the United States and the Caribbean. His restoration design techniques have contributed to a renaissance in one of this country’s most cherished areas, Miami Beach’s Art Deco District which is internationally recognized around the world.
Kobi Karp has developed expertise in design over the last 20 years, working with a wide range of project types, sizes, complexities, and budgets. It is through this last quarter century working in warm weather climates that KKAID has garnered international acclaim and been selected to spearhead numerous resort projects. Developers and builders in the Caribbean, Black Sea region, and the Middle East have relied on the firm for their design eye and planning.
Kobi Karp is a recognized member of the American Institute of Architects, honored for his award-winning designs and buildings and he is a licensed Professional Architect in 9 states and in Abu Dhabi (UAE). His firm has been featured in renowned national and local publications based on their major contributions in the preservation of historical areas.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design

Membership details

Membership Level


Member Since


Member Offices

  • Miami




Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold



Never Completed


Competition Entry


Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation


Under Demolition



Panorama Tower

251.9 m / 827 ft


Mansions at Acqualina

196 m / 643 ft


Jade on the Beach

175 m / 574 ft


Paramount at Edgewater Square

169.1 m / 555 ft


Chateau Beach Residences

136.8 m / 449 ft


La Perla Ocean Residences

136.3 m / 447 ft


Le Meridien Sunny Isles Beach

82.6 m / 271 ft


The Surf Club Four Seasons North Tower

52 m / 171 ft


The Surf Club Four Seasons South Tower

52 m / 171 ft


The Surf Club Four Seasons Hotel Tower

50.3 m / 165 ft

Building Completions Timeline



150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

8 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (70%), 7 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%), 10 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 10 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
Total: 10 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.

*Based on 10 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline


Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.