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February 8 – Jonathan Barnett Jonathan Barnett is the co-author of Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs and an emeritus Professor of Practice in City and Regional Planning, and former director of the Urban Design Program, at the University of Pennsylvania. He will give a High Noon lecture at 12:15 p.m. in Rinker Classroom.

February 8 – Luiz de Basto Luiz de Basto, of De Basto Design, is both an architect and a yacht designer! Join him for this exciting lecture, right before the world-famous Miami Boat Show. Part of the Currents Lecture Series. 6:30 p.m. in Glasgow Hall.

February 10 – Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos A member of the faculty of the UM College of Engineering, Landolf Rhode-Barbarigos is an expert in lightweight structures, adaptive structures, form-finding and analysis of structures, structural design and optimization, computer-aided engineering. He will give a High Noon lecture at 12:15 p.m. in the Rinker Classroom.

February 11 – Real Estate Impact Conference This invitation-only conference features Jonathan D. Gray, Global Head of Real Estate and a member of the board of directors of Blackstone, as the keynote speaker. This year the Real Estate Impact Conference will be at the Four Seasons Hotel in the Brickell area and will include noted panelists and speakers, discussing the future of real estate development and investment in South Florida, including a panel on Smart Cities that includes Dean Rodolphe el-Khoury.

February 17 – Shohei Shigematsu Shohei Shigematsu is a partner at OMA in New York and has done extensive work in Miami. He will lecture in Glasgow Hall at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Tecnoglass lecture series.

February 22 – Charles Waldheim A professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Charles Waldheim is an expert on landscape urbanism. He will give a Currents lecture at 6:30 p.m. in Glasgow Hall.

February 24 – Vo Trong Nghia An architect in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Vo Trong Nghia has extensive experience on design in the tropical world. He will lecture in Glasgow Hall at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Tecnoglass lecture series.

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.

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 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 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.

April 1 – Jose Antonio Sosa Jose Antonio Sosa is a principal 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.

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.

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.



Past Events

February 3 – Alexander Josephson In 2011, Alex left the Architecture Association School (AA) in London, England, to start PARTISANS. The recipient of numerous awards, he is the only Canadian to have ever received the New York Prize Fellowship from the Van Alen Institute. Alex also lectures at the University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty of Architecture. Part of the High Noon lecture series. 12:15 p.m. in the Rinker Classroom.

February 1 – Earl Jackson Earl Jackson, a partner at Cooper Robertson in New York, will give a Currents lecture in Glasgow Hall at 6:30 p.m.

January 27 – Michael Murphy, MASS Design Group Join Michael Murphy of MASS Design Group in Glasgow Hall at 6:30 pm for a lecture about their work around the world. Part of the Tecnoglass Lecture Series. Read more about his lecture. See video of the live stream, courtesy of Tecnoglass.

January 22 – Rural Urban Framework Join John Lin and Joshua Bolchover of Rural Urban Framework in Glasgow Hall at 6:30 pm for a lecture on their work in China. A special Friday edition of the Tecnoglass Lecture Series. Read more about their work. See the video of the live stream of their lecture, courtesy of Tecnoglass.

Through Dec. 7 – 7 Latin American Architects On The Road This exhibition showcases the beautiful models of seven key buildings in Latin America that were commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art and created by UMSoA students and faculty. They were included in the MoMA exhibition Latin America in Construction: 1955-1980, which ran from March through July, 2015. Read more.

Through December 13 – 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. Read More.

November 18 – Alpha Rho Chi Silent Auction The UMSoA chapter of Alpha Rho Chi is hosting a silent auction and fundraiser. They are going to auction both student and faculty work, as well as other donated items. 7 pm to 9 pm, Korach Gallery.

November 11 – Petra Liebl-Osborne Petra Liebl-Osborne will discuss “Art and Art Basel” at 12:15 in the Rinker Classroom. Her talk will discuss the intersection of art and architecture and place Art Basel in the context of Contemporary Art. Part of the High Noon lecture series. Students will also have the chance to sign up for a trip to the Miami Beach Convention Center to go to Art Basel on Friday, December 4.

November 6 – Homecoming BBQ Annual Homecoming BBQ will take place from 5 pm to 7 pm, Friday, November 6 in the SoA Courtyard. $40 per person. See the story online for more details.

November 4 – Steven Brooke UMSoA Professor and noted architectural photographer Steven Brooke will speak on “Rome and the View Painters: A History of the Depiction of the Eternal City” at 12:15 in the Rinker Classroom. Part of the High Noon lecture series.

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