University of Miami School of Architecture 

Inaugural U-Serve a Success!  Students and Faculty Surveyed 439 Properties in East Little Havana

More than 200 School of Architecture students, faculty and staff came together on Wednesday, March 25, at Little Havana’s Jose Marti Park for the inaugural U-Serve Day. The participants were able to inventory 439 properties in the neighborhood, encompassing 25 square blocks of territory, using a Geographic Information Systems-based (GIS) smartphone app.

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CALL TO ORDER Exhibition Debuts April 8

This is an exhibition that is simultaneously a brief history of some of the early influential voices of the School of Architecture at UM, and a collection of works by emerging, noteworthy architects from around the world. All of the work in the exhibition can be related through their approaches to drawing and instructional method.

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Rome Goes to Sicily

The School of Architecture Rome Program is well-known as a unique opportunity for students to spend a semester in Rome, travel the Italian peninsula and learn about a world of architecture from ancient to modern. For this summer, the School will offer an opportunity to take a studio course in Italy for a shorter period while going one step further and crossing the Strait of Messina onto the island of Sicily bridging Rome with Sicily.

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Bernard Khoury Will Discuss “Local Heroes” In SoA Currents Lecture

A native of Lebanon, Bernard Khoury is on the country’s best known and most award-winning architects. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and then at Harvard University. He began his private practice in 1993 and has developed an international reputation and significant, diverse portfolio of projects.

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UM School of Architecture Students Working To Create a New Kind of Greenhouse in Wynwood

The Green Dream started as a commitment for the Clinton Global Initiative University. Third-year School of Architecture students Smitha Vasan and Mary Wissinger worked together on the idea to turn a discarded shipping container into a greenhouse and art space and showcased that at in a booth at the CGIU Exchange.

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SoA’s Jacob Brillhart named a finalist for the 2015 MOMA PS1 Young Architects Program

UM SoA assistant professor Jacob Brillhart was chosen as a top five finalist in the 2015 Museum of Modern Art’s PS1 Young Architects Program. Brillhart’s firm, Brillhart Architecture, was chosen from a pool of about 30 firms, all nominated by deans of architecture schools and editors of architecture publications.

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SoA models part of exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art

"Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980" will open at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, NY, March 29. Seven models built by UM School of Architecture students, led by professor Jean-Francois Lejeune, are included in the exhibition, which is a “complex overview of the positions, debates and architectural creativity from the Rio Grande to Tierra del Fuego, from Mexico to Cuba to the Southern Cone between 1955 and the early 1980s.

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