University of Miami School of Architecture 

SoA Students Winners of the PARK(ing) Day Miami 2016 Competition

SoA students, Dorianne Marie Paris Dutari, Donnie Garcia-Navarro, Chloe Pereira, Davin Micah Stencil and Yuanxun Xia won the ‘Emerging Designer’ category with their project, Hexat Garden, in this year's PARK(ing) Day Miami Competition. The competition challenges teams to design and build amazing mini-public spaces for one day all over Miami.

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SoA Celebrates the annual Mid-Autumn Festival

Our Students along with the AIAS, Student Council, and the Asian Students Association and Faculty came together to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival referred to as the Moon Festival on September 15. The Mid-Autumn festival is a traditional Chinese celebration dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-906 ce). It is celebrated on the day of the Autumn Equinox when the moon is the brightest and most round.

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2nd Annual SoA Resilience Colloquium, September 17

UMSoA is hosting its 2nd Resilience Colloquium with a focus on the role of landscape in sea-level rise strategies for South Florida. Three speakers will share their work and perspectives, Rosetta Sarah Elkin, Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, and co-director of the Master of Design Studies Risk + Resilience program at Harvard, Greg Guannel, Florida Urban Conservation Director for The Nature Conservancy, and Isaac Stein, UMSoA alumnus and designer at West 8 in NY.

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David Waggonner Tecnoglass Lecture, September 14

David Waggonner, New Orleans-based architect and urban planner, is president of of Waggonner & Ball, an award-winning, internationally active architecture and planning practice located in New Orleans. The firm’s architectural work varies from historic preservation to modern institutional projects. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, David saw an opportunity for New Orleans to reinvent itself as a sustainable city that embraces its lifeblood, water.

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James Brazil named first recipient of The Emerging Practitioner Teaching Fellowship

The Emerging Practitioner Teaching Fellowship, established by Dean el-Khoury in the Fall of 2016, is intended to support individuals committed to expanding and advancing the culture of architecture and design through creative practice or research.

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John Englander kicks off the 2016-17 Tecnoglass Lecture Series: WATER, September 7

John Englander will speak, just days after returning from Greenland, with images and observations from the glaciers and how they affect sea level in South Florida - and elsewhere.

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Living Facades Create Art, Filter Air and Water

Imagine a building’s façade that is able to purify water and air, sequester carbon, serve as biofuel and look cool too! UMSoA Dean Rodolphe el-Khoury’s Responsive Architecture and Design Lab (RAD-UM Lab), housed at UMSoA, is creating exactly that: a bio-reactor integrated into the building envelope to give a strikingly leafy character while enhancing the building’s environmental performance.

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