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Professor Carmen Guerrero and the University of Palermo publish new book

December 15th, 2014

The results of the ‘Messengers of Knowledge’ grant awarded to Professor Carmen Guerrero in 2013 by the Italian Ministry of Education has been recently published in Un Percorso del Fare 2 : un’ esperienza didattica by the University of Palermo.

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.

Professor and Dean Emeritus Nicholas N. Patricios Publishes Book on Sacred Architecture of Byzantium

December 1st, 2013

Professor Patricios new hardcover book The Sacred Architecture of Byzantium: Art, Liturgy and Symbolism in Early Christian Churches will be released for sale in February 2014. The author offers a comprehensive survey from the age of Constantine to the fall of Constantinople. His identification of seven distinct Byzantine church types, based on a close analysis of 370 church building plans, will have considerable appeal to Byzantinists, lay and scholarly.

School of Architecture Publishes “On The Waterfront: Miami’s Fifteen Mile Promenade”

February 25th, 2013

The On The Waterfront: Miami’s Fifteen Mile Promenade publication grew out of that school-wide study of the Miami waterfront conducted in 2008 and represents the collective efforts and support of many people and organizations. The pages are a sequel to a public viewing at the Miami Dade College Freedom Tower that fall; an additional project taken on by School of Architecture faculty members Jacob Brillhart and Victor Santana, with the support of the Florida Inland Navigational District and the Florida Department of Transportation.

Faculty Member Eric Firley Produces New Book

February 7th, 2013

This new book The Urban Masterplanning Handbook (John Wiley & Sons, 2013) is a highly illustrated reference tool, which provides comparative visual analysis of major urban extensions and masterplans around the world. It places an important new emphasis on the processes and structures that influence urban form, highlighting the significant impact that public or private landownership, management and funding might have on shaping a particular project.

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