The Summer Studio in Italy started in Rome but took a trip to Sicily where their work caught the attention of the mayor in Ragusa and the local media too!
Award-winning architect and noted educator Josemaria de Churtichaga is the newest member of the faculty at the University of Miami School of Architecture. Beginning August 15, de Churtichaga will take over leadership of the Master of Architecture program at UMSoA.
Ehsan Sheikholharam’s firm, ACFORM, has completed a seven-story commercial center at one the busiest intersections in the city of Mashhad, the second largest city in Iran. Sheikholharam is a part-time faculty member and alumnus of the University of Miami School of Architecture.
Victor Deupi is a Cuban American architect and architectural historian dedicated to promoting representational painting as a critical component of contemporary art and architecture. Inspired by Italy’s majestic cities, monuments, and landscapes – as well as the preceding generations of architects and artists who immersed themselves in the grandeur of Bell’Italia – his watercolors and paintings represent the timeless expression of architectural form and space.
Three University of Miami School of Architecture students have been awarded scholarships by The Villagers, a local group dedicated to restoration and preservation in the Greater Miami area. Recipients from UM are senior Daniel Clavijo, junior Jessica Stefanick, and sophomore Hitomi Maeno.
Margaritaville came to Miami on Friday, May 8, for the second undergraduate commencement ceremony for the University of Miami, at the Bank United Center. The School of Architecture graduated 41 Bachelor of Architecture students at that ceremony, at which the one and only Jimmy Buffett was the speaker.
The School of Architecture community came together at 8 a.m., Thursday, May 7, to honor the achievements of students and faculty through the academic year. Awards were given for academic achievement, service and leadership; several financial scholarships were also awarded. Tau Sigma Delta returned to the SoA and the 2015 inductees were recognized at Honors Day, as were the SoA’s University Latin Honor Candidates.