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October 16 – Design Thinking Colloquium Learn and test the basic principles of design thinking with leaders in the field, including David Ruthven of Philips Design. Glasgow Hall, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by the University of Miami School of Architecture, Center for Computational Science, Center for Health Sector Management and Policy, School of Business Administration and School of Communication, as well as the Miami Chapter of American Institute of Architects and the Miami Center for Architecture and Design.

October 19 – Chad Oppenheim Noted Miami architect Chad Oppenheim will speak as part of the UMSoA Currents lecture series. 6:30 pm, Glasgow Hall.

October 6 – Hometown Maps For the first time, School of Architecture undergraduate student work will be featured in the Richter Library Learning Commons; works by four current UMSoA students will be featured along with archived Hometown Maps. The exhibition will open October 6. No end date has been set.

Past Events

October 7 – Jeff Huber FAU Assistant Professor of Architecture Jeff Huber will speak on Botanizing the City: Integrating Urban Design and Ecological Services. Part of the High Noon lecture series. Rinker Classroom, 12:15 pm.

September 30 – Alastair Gordon Noted architecture critic and author Gordon will provide an overview of the current state and future of architecture in Miami. Part of the Tecnoglass Lecture Series. 6:30 pm, Glasgow Hall

September 26 – Resilience Colloquium and Workshop Join academic and community leaders as they discuss the policies and programs related to the impacts of climate change along the eastern and Gulf coasts of the U.S. The Colloquium will focus on systems of hydrology and plant ecology to provide a foundation for developing strategies for urban resilience. Glasgow Hall, 9 am to 12:30 pm. In collaboration with the Nature Conservancy, Miami Waterkeeper, AIA Miami

September 14 РMichel Rojkind Michel Rojkind, one of Mexico’s most important architects, will discuss how small touches such as a park or interactive facade add up to better cities, in a UMSOA Currents lecture. 6:30 pm, Glasgow Hall.

September 10-11, Facades Plus Conference – Hyatt Regency Hotel. 8 am – 7 pm. Dean el-Khoury will moderate a panel Sept. 10. Register and details here.

September 9 – Pizza With the Dean Join Dean el-Khoury for news about the semester ahead! Noon, Glasgow Hall.

September 9 – Enrique Norten Tecnoglass Lecture Norten is an award-winning architect from Mexico with two projects on-going in Miami: the just-opened 321 Ocean Drive and Design 41 in the Design District. 6:30 pm, Glasgow Hall.

August 31 – Patrik Schumacher UMSoA Currents Lecture Schumacher is a company director and senior designer at Zaha Hadid Architects, which is designing the 1000 Museum residences in Miami. 6:30 pm, Glasgow Hall.

May 8 Spring Commencement for Undergraduate Architecture degrees in the Bank United Center at 1:00 p.m.; followed by a reception featuring Graduating Student Exhibit in the School of Architecture Irvin Korach Gallery.

May 7 Spring Commencement for Graduate Architecture degrees in the Bank United Center at 4:00 p.m.

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