University of Miami School of Architecture 

UMSoA Fall 2016 Jury Reviews begin Friday, December 2

At the end of each term, UMSoA students, faculty, guest critics and members of the community participate in the Final Review, a tradition that has long defined architectural education in North America. Alternative models for the submission and evaluation of student work at the end of the term exist, but none have seriously challenged this institution despite some of its pedagogical shortcomings.

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SoA Hosts Resilient Redesign Charette

The Resilient Redesign 3 charrette sponsored by the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact (SFRCCC) will be hosted at the University of Miami School of Architecture and led by Sonia Chao on November 14-17. The workshop, now in its third year, provides an opportunity to bring together students, experts, community organizers, and policymakers to develop implementable solutions for climate change adaptation in local communities in southeast Florida.

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SoA hosts the annual 10th anniversary Golf Tournament

On Friday, October 28, SoA sponsored the 10th anniversary Golf Tournament at the Biltmore Hotel. Dean el Khoury, Associate Dean Carmen Guerrero and Development Officer Leandra Hayes welcomed 140 players on the golf course and a record number of sponsors. Despite the cloudy day the players enjoyed the tournament which ended with the most successful raffle and auction cocktail to date.

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On Display: Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile - The Modernist Generation

SoA presents the exhibition, "Cuban Architects at Home and in Exile: The Modernist Generation" co-curated by Professors Victor Deupi and Jean-François Lejeune at The Coral Gables Museum. The project launches a partnership with the museum and explores how modernity and modernism impacted the architecture in Cuba and how it has survived in the island.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26: Alberto Kalach presents a Tecnoglass Lecture

Join Alberto Kalach for a Tecnoglass lecture this Wednesday, October 26 in Glasgow Hall at 6:30 p.m. Alberto Kalach, is a noted architect from Mexico City, whose concern with the emerging problems of the vast city is often reflected in his work.

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 24: Opening Reception for “(RE)thinking URBANISM” Exhibition in Korach

Jaime Correa’s imaginative urban projects propose eighteen unique responses to how large numbers of people may react to the environmental threats posed by climate change. (RE)thinking URBANISM is not a shy proposal but a bold exhibition of tough social and planning ideas, including: evacuation and adaptive re-development.

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THIS TUESDAY, October 18: Cane Talk by Professor Sonia Chao

Join the University of Miami Alumni Association to welcome president, Julio Frenk, and get inspired by a eight-minute faculty ‘Cane Talk’ which includes a presentation by Director of the Center for Urban & Community Design and Research Assistant Professor Sonia Chao.

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