Carlos Prio-Touzet

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Carlos Prio-Touzet
Born 5 February 1955
Havana, Cuba

Carlos Prio-Touzet (born 5 February 1955 in Havana, Cuba), is an architect in Miami, Florida.


Carlos Prio-Touzet, a world-renowned architect based in Miami, Florida, is the son of former President of Cuba Carlos Prio Socarras and Celia Touzet. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami. He has been a top designer and vice president for such firms as ADD Inc, Arquitectonica, Sasaki, and Spillis Candela.[citation needed] He has designed buildings in Europe, Asia and the United States.[citation needed] He is presently one of the founding principals of Touzet Studio.[citation needed]

Prio-Touzet has received the Florida American Institute of Architects (AIA) Unbuilt Award of Merit 2006[1] and the Miami-American Institute of Architects Award of Excellence 2005.[2] His more notable projects include the Setai Condominium/Hotel The Setai Miami Beach, a 37 story building completed in 2004 on Miami Beach, Florida;[citation needed] the Vitri, a mixed use development on Miami Beach that was scheduled to be completed in 2007;[citation needed] Lime Tree Bay Development, a luxury residential development in the Florida Keys;[citation needed] and the NE 11 Street project, a 44 story residential building that was to be built in 2008 in Miami, Florida.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Media Center - 2006 Press Releases Archived July 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ AIA MIAMI: The Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects Archived June 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.

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