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Florida Architect Proves That Man Can, in Fact, Be an Island

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It's well known that architect Philip Johnson wanted to see what was life was like when surrounded by glass, and here's architect Charles Sieger, who's testing the waters in his own way. Today Freshome profiles Sieger's home, which is essentially a fortress of solitude—amazing moat, trimmed hedges, and all—in Miami. He's made a name for himself designing multi-million-dollar residential high-rises from the ground up, so it's no surprise he kept things a little closer to sea level for his own digs.

Video: Birdman: Fire Flame

· The Stunning Designs of Starchitects' Personal Residences [Curbed National]
· Dreamy Miami Castle Surrounded by a Moat: Architect Charles Sieger’s Residence [Freshome]
· Birdman: Fire Flame [YouTube]
· Sieger Suarez [official site]