University of Miami School of Architecture 

Events

Building Tradition, April 28 Building Tradition:The making of the University of Miami cathedra chair by furniture maker and adjunct professor, Austin Matheson
Exhibition on Thursday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Reception at 5:00 p.m.

The chair will be on display as well as drawings, models, and patterns demonstrating the process of creating the chair from tree to finished object.



Past Events

March 16 – April 18 — Miami & The Tropical World Exhibition Nearly 40% of the world is considered tropical. Building in this often extreme climate, which also has a rapidly growing populations, is the most important architectural problem of our time. Explore building in the tropics in this exhibition, which is complimentary to the Tecnoglass Lecture series Miami and the Tropical World. This beautiful exhibition features work by Studio Mumbai, Cure and Penabad, Brillhart Architecture, Churtichaga + Quadra-Salcedo, de la Guardia Victoria, Vo Trong Nghia, Rural Urban Framework, Khoury Levit Fong and more.

April 6 – Bernardo Fort-Brescia Since the firm’s iconic Atlantis was featured in the opening of Miami Vice, few architecture firms are more closely associated with Miami than Arquitectonica, founded by Bernardo Fort-Brescia. Fort-Brescia came to Miami to teach architecture at UM in the 1970s and built the firm at the same time. Today, Arquitectonica is responsible for many transformative buildings in tropical environments, including the Donna E. Shalala Student Center on the UM campus. Part of the Tecnoglass Lecture Series. 6:30 p.m., Glasgow Hall.

April 4 – Massimiliano Fuksas Founder and principal of Massimiliano Fuksas Architecture,, Massimiliano Fuksas has designed award-winning buildings around the globe. He will lecture as part of the Currents series, at 6:30 p.m. in Glasgow Hall. CANCELLED!!! We regret to announce that this lecture has been cancelled. Mr. Fuksas needs to be in London to attend the funeral of Dame Zaha Hadid and will not be able to travel to the U.S.

April 1 – Jose Antonio Sosa and Evelyn Alonso Jose Antonio Sosa and Evelyn Alonso are the principals of Alonso + Sosa Architects. Based in Spain, they work on a variety of residential, institutional, commerical, urbanism, and landscape projects. Join him for a special Friday evening edition of the Currents lecture series! 6:30 p.m., Glasgow Hall.

March 30 – U-Serve This year’s U-Serve will focus on the University Metrorail Station, including installing a mini-Underline style improvement. Sponsored by The Friends of the Underline, Grass River Property and MK Real Estate Group.

March 23 – Teofilo Victoria A member of the UMSoA faculty, Teofilo Victoria is a legend among classical and traditional architects. His firm, de la Guardia Victoria Architects & Urbanists, is responsible for many award-winning homes and built projects in tropical environments. Part of the Tecnoglass Lecture Series. Glasgow Hall, 6:30 p.m. — CANCELLED

March 18 – 2016 UMSoA Global Healthcare Architecture Design Colloquium UMSoA will host the 2016 Global Healthcare Architecture Design Colloquium on Friday, March 18, from noon to 4 pm. All events will take place in the Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center at the UM School of Architecture. Click through for full agenda and registration information. Sponsored by Perkins + Will and the Miami AIA.

March 16 – Bijoy Jain Studio Mumbai is headed by Bijoy Jain, an innovative architect who takes a collaborative approach to designing within the limitations of an environment, emphasizing local materials, techniques and builders. Part of the Tecnoglass Lecture Series. 6:30 p.m., Glasgow Hall.

March 14 – Thomas Wong A partner and design principal at Ennead Architects in New York, Thomas Wong has worked on a variety of projects including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Education Center. He will present a Currents lecture at 6:30 pm in Glasgow Hall.

March 2 – Nick Gelpi Nick Gelpi is principal of his own design office based in New York and an assistant professor of architecture at Florida International University. Gelpi’s research is concerned with materials and representation, often incorporating procedures of fabrication and the conventions of testing through mockups. He will give a High Noon lecture at 12:15 in the Rinker Classroom.

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