Atelier DSS was founded in the Spring of 2022. The studio aims to create an architecture of its time and place with a touch of playfulness. The studio is located in Miami's Little Havana, a vibrant cultural and artistic hub. Practicing in "The Magic City" requires us to address our present challenges and opportunities as a growing metropolis, while responsibly planning for a resilient future.
We provide a range of Architectural and Design Services.
We are proud members of:
American Institute of Architecture's Miami Chapter
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce
Healthy Little Havana Housing Committee
Daniel Silverman Serra- Founder
Daniel is a licensed Architect with 14 years of professional experience in a diverse range of projects located in the US, China, Spain and Latin America. He is interested in all aspects of design and execution from ideation to post occupancy evaluations.
He holds three architecture degrees from thought provoking institutions and firmly believes that the practice of architecture and design should incorporate research and experimentation.
Daniel served his apprenticeship under Jean Nouvel and Bernardo Fort-Brescia.
He grew up in Madrid and Miami, and has lived in Charlottesville, Barcelona, London, Shenzhen and NYC. He is rumored to have spent his childhood inside a treehouse plotting and imagining stories of faraway lands with his friends and brothers.
Florida and Pennsylvania
MArch Architecture_University of Pennsylvania
MArch Architecture & Urbanism_ Architectural Assoc.
BSc Architecture_ University of Virginia
Minor Architectural History_University of Virginia
Meriu Diaz - Collaborator
Meriu is the founder of Meriu Design. She is an architect and product designer.
Her approach to architecture and design has been influenced by living and working in different cities and cultural contexts. Amsterdam, Shanghai, London, Kuwait and her hometown Madrid have been a few of these. She has worked for several internationally renowned architectural firms.
Currently her work is centered on developing products and interior designs focused on the user and their physical and mental wellbeing.
She firmly believes that Design should improve people’s lives.
Takbir Fatima- Collaborator
Takbir is the founder and director of Designaware. She has lived, worked, studied and taught in London, Dubai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai and Al-Khobar. She has a BArch from CSIIT School of Architecture & Planning, Secunderabad, and an MArch in Architecture + Urbanism from the Design Research Lab at the Architectural Association school of architecture in London. She is a licensed architect registered with the Council of Architecture, New Delhi.
Takbir is passionate about design research, digital prototyping and computation. she aims to work on socially relevant projects. Takbir is associated with various schools of design and architecture, including VIT University, the Boston Architectural College, and Turenscape Academy to name a few. She is a global teaching artist with facebook open arts.