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MARCH degree candidate Ehsan Sheikholharam’s paper to be published at Eco-Architecture 2014

July 17th, 2014

Ehsan Sheikholharam’s research titled “Architecture as Symbolic Reverence for Nature: Seed Cathedral, 21st Century – Pigeons’ Monastery 16th Century” will be published at the 5th International Conference on Harmonization between Architecture and Nature proceedings in Siena, Italy this September.

Teofilo Victoria Wins Classical Architecture Medal

July 1st, 2014

The Florida Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) presented Associate Professor Teofilo Victoria and his firm de la Guardia Victoria Architects & Urbanists, Inc. with a 2014 Addison Mizner Medal in the Renovation category for the Hope Hill Residence, Lyford Cay, New Providence, The Bahamas.

New Book on the Shelf - “Thinking, Acting, Writing”

June 1st, 2014

Joachim Perez, School of Architecture part-time faculty, won an NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Board) grant for $10,000 for his proposal “Writing in Architecture as a Professional Endeavor,” started a writing course for seven SOA students, who in turn produced a book which demonstrates communicating effectively with the written word.

The Book is titled THINKING (GLOBALLY), ACTING (LOCALLY), WRITING (ABOUT ARCHITECTURE AS A PROFESSIONAL ENDEAVOR) and features the work of seven students from the School of Architecture.

School of Architecture Dean Named

May 21st, 2014

A distinguished leader in contemporary architecture and urbanism has been named the new dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. Rodolphe el-Khoury, who currently serves as director of urban design at the University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty and is a partner in the design firm Khoury Levit Fong, will join the University of Miami beginning July 1st.

Architecture’s CUCD continues to plan Haiti’s new population center

May 19th, 2014

Less than a year after the School of Architecture’s Center for Urban and Community Design (CUCD) was awarded two foundation grants to promote locally led development and civic engagement in Haiti’s Arcahaie region, the blueprint for turning the fertile, coastal commune north of Port-au-Prince into a new population center less vulnerable to earthquakes began to take its final form in May.

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