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CARTA, UNTITLED, and Vagabond launch new lecture series, FIU UNTITLED ART TALKS
The FIU College of Architecture + The Arts has partnered with Helmut Schuster (owner of Gallery Schuster in Berlin, Miami, and Potsdam), Jeff Lawson of UNTITLED Art Fair, and Avra Jain of The Vagabond Hotel to provide a four-part, community-based lecture series called FIU UNTITLED ART TALKS. The lecture series – which will occur on […]
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FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Names Miami Beach Urban Studios Leadership Advisory Board
MIAMI – July 16, 2014 – John Stuart, AIA, Associate Dean for Cultural and Community Engagement and Executive Director of the FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios, is proud to announce the members of the inaugural 2014–15 Miami Beach Urban Studios Leadership Advisory Board.
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In the Key of the Sea – A life aquatic with Be-bob Grabowski
Before he started playing jazz in the smoky dives of South Florida, Robert “Be-bob” Grabowski was leading dives off the tranquil waters of Key Largo. In fact, the genial, bearded bassist and educator has spent a good deal of his life on or under the ocean waves. The “life aquatic” has influenced Grabowski’s aesthetic as […]
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FIU on South Beach
FIU is making a splash in South Beach with an expanding collection of educational and art spaces along Washington Avenue. Read more at magazine.fiu.edu
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Eco-Couture Show, March 27th
On March 27th, the FIU School of Architecture will hold the Eco-Couture FIU Recycled Fashion Show. It is the first FIU recycling fashion show. The event will include a live runway, along with a USGBC South Florida Chapter’s GREENworking social and the AIAS FIU Chapter’s Archi-Prom after-party to celebrate the end of the semester.
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Liliana Korn Custy ’09 Spoke at 2014 NAHB International Builders Show in Las Vegas
Korn Interior Design award winning principal, and the co-chair to Florida Atlantic Building Association Luxury Council, Liliana Korn Custy, will be a guest speaker for the third year in a row at this year’s International National Homebuilders Association (NAHB) Builder Show (IBS) during the International Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas NV, February 4, […]
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FIU Research
As South Florida’s only public research university, we are proud of our record of service to the South Florida community and to our students. Our 2010-2015 Worlds Ahead strategic plan calls for us to build on our faculty’s research and creative energies to form a strong foundation for competitiveness in the twenty-first century knowledge economy, […]
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Six Components (and a handful of screws) Design Challenge
The Wolfsonian-FIU would like to congratulate Gelpi Projects (Nick Gelpi, Julia Sarduy, Claudia Fernandez, and Monica Cordera) on the winning design as part of our Six Components Table Design Challenge! The challenge was to design a table for the Wolfsonian lobby that would foster community engagement, while allowing visitors to spend time with and enjoy […]
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FIU & Miami-Dade County Lease Coconut Grove Playhouse From Fla.
COCONUT GROVE (CBSMiami) — Florida International University and Miami-Dade County  have leased the Coconut Grove Playhouse from the state of Florida in a move to help renew the site. The 50-year lease agreement allows the county and FIU to move ahead with plans to return great theater to Coconut Grove.
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School of Music Receives $20,000 Grant to Start String Project
FIU’s School of Music has just been awarded a $20,000 grant in order to provide crucial start-up funds to develop teacher-training and much needed instruction for Miami-Dade’s under-served youth through the String Project. Founded in 1998 at a handful of universities, the National String Project Consortium (NSPC) was created to address the nationwide shortage of […]
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Royal Caribbean to train, house performers at FIU
Aerialists, dancers and other performers for Royal Caribbean Cruises ships will train — and live — at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay campus as part of a partnership announced Wednesday by the university and cruise ship company.
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YoungArts Week brings top teen talent to Miami for world-class mentoring
Melanie Ramos has just finished a technically flawless run-through of the dance solo she’ll perform for an audience of arts world luminaries when she finds herself locked in an unexpected struggle with her mentor: Determined to elicit more expressiveness from the 18-year-old, former Alvin Ailey dancer Aubrey Lynch II grabs her wrists and shoves.
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Architecture + Interior Architecture Nationally Ranked
The College of Architecture + The Arts just received national rankings for two of its graduate programs: Architecture and Interior Architecture.dd
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MBUS
The College of Architecture + The Arts’ Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS) offers undergraduate and graduate students a unique opportunity to study in one of the most vibrant, artistic urban centers in the world for one semester
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CARTA Sweeps AIA-Miami Awards!
Winning awards for Best Student Design Project with a focus on Planning & Urban Design, Student of The Year, and Best Student Design Project
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Full STEAM Ahead in DC
With another round of sequestration looming, FIU advocates including Dean Brian Schriner and CARTA Artist-in-Residence Xavier Cortada
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Knight Foundation Challenge Grant
The College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) and CARTA Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Adam Drisin have been awarded a 2013 Knight Foundation Challenge Grant
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/FIU-UNTITLED-ART-TALKS_banner.png
CARTA, UNTITLED, and Vagabond launch new lecture series, FIU UNTITLED ART TALKS
The FIU College of Architecture + The Arts has partnered with Helmut Schuster (owner of Gallery Schuster in Berlin, Miami, and Potsdam), Jeff Lawson of UNTITLED Art Fair, and Avra Jain of The Vagabond Hotel to provide a four-part, community-based lecture series called FIU UNTITLED ART TALKS. The lecture series – which will occur on […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/7535257710_9ae2480a0d_z.jpg
FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Names Miami Beach Urban Studios Leadership Advisory Board
MIAMI – July 16, 2014 – John Stuart, AIA, Associate Dean for Cultural and Community Engagement and Executive Director of the FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios, is proud to announce the members of the inaugural 2014–15 Miami Beach Urban Studios Leadership Advisory Board.
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/cay-hello.jpg
In the Key of the Sea – A life aquatic with Be-bob Grabowski
Before he started playing jazz in the smoky dives of South Florida, Robert “Be-bob” Grabowski was leading dives off the tranquil waters of Key Largo. In fact, the genial, bearded bassist and educator has spent a good deal of his life on or under the ocean waves. The “life aquatic” has influenced Grabowski’s aesthetic as […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/FIU_south_beach.jpg
FIU on South Beach
FIU is making a splash in South Beach with an expanding collection of educational and art spaces along Washington Avenue. Read more at magazine.fiu.edu
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/ecocoutureshow.png
Eco-Couture Show, March 27th
On March 27th, the FIU School of Architecture will hold the Eco-Couture FIU Recycled Fashion Show. It is the first FIU recycling fashion show. The event will include a live runway, along with a USGBC South Florida Chapter’s GREENworking social and the AIAS FIU Chapter’s Archi-Prom after-party to celebrate the end of the semester.
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/LiLiana-Korn3.jpg
Liliana Korn Custy ’09 Spoke at 2014 NAHB International Builders Show in Las Vegas
Korn Interior Design award winning principal, and the co-chair to Florida Atlantic Building Association Luxury Council, Liliana Korn Custy, will be a guest speaker for the third year in a row at this year’s International National Homebuilders Association (NAHB) Builder Show (IBS) during the International Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas NV, February 4, […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/FIU_Research.jpg
FIU Research
As South Florida’s only public research university, we are proud of our record of service to the South Florida community and to our students. Our 2010-2015 Worlds Ahead strategic plan calls for us to build on our faculty’s research and creative energies to form a strong foundation for competitiveness in the twenty-first century knowledge economy, […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/20130803_Six-Components-Winner-Announcement_2.jpg
Six Components (and a handful of screws) Design Challenge
The Wolfsonian-FIU would like to congratulate Gelpi Projects (Nick Gelpi, Julia Sarduy, Claudia Fernandez, and Monica Cordera) on the winning design as part of our Six Components Table Design Challenge! The challenge was to design a table for the Wolfsonian lobby that would foster community engagement, while allowing visitors to spend time with and enjoy […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/playhouse.jpg
FIU & Miami-Dade County Lease Coconut Grove Playhouse From Fla.
COCONUT GROVE (CBSMiami) — Florida International University and Miami-Dade County  have leased the Coconut Grove Playhouse from the state of Florida in a move to help renew the site. The 50-year lease agreement allows the county and FIU to move ahead with plans to return great theater to Coconut Grove.
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/student-on-violin-648x372.jpg
School of Music Receives $20,000 Grant to Start String Project
FIU’s School of Music has just been awarded a $20,000 grant in order to provide crucial start-up funds to develop teacher-training and much needed instruction for Miami-Dade’s under-served youth through the String Project. Founded in 1998 at a handful of universities, the National String Project Consortium (NSPC) was created to address the nationwide shortage of […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/161.jpg
Royal Caribbean to train, house performers at FIU
Aerialists, dancers and other performers for Royal Caribbean Cruises ships will train — and live — at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay campus as part of a partnership announced Wednesday by the university and cruise ship company.
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/1aP0G.St_.56.jpeg
YoungArts Week brings top teen talent to Miami for world-class mentoring
Melanie Ramos has just finished a technically flawless run-through of the dance solo she’ll perform for an audience of arts world luminaries when she finds herself locked in an unexpected struggle with her mentor: Determined to elicit more expressiveness from the 18-year-old, former Alvin Ailey dancer Aubrey Lynch II grabs her wrists and shoves.
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/1.jpg
Architecture + Interior Architecture Nationally Ranked
The College of Architecture + The Arts just received national rankings for two of its graduate programs: Architecture and Interior Architecture.dd
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/mcus-1.jpg
MBUS
The College of Architecture + The Arts’ Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS) offers undergraduate and graduate students a unique opportunity to study in one of the most vibrant, artistic urban centers in the world for one semester
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/aia.jpg
CARTA Sweeps AIA-Miami Awards!
Winning awards for Best Student Design Project with a focus on Planning & Urban Design, Student of The Year, and Best Student Design Project
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/xavier.jpg
Full STEAM Ahead in DC
With another round of sequestration looming, FIU advocates including Dean Brian Schriner and CARTA Artist-in-Residence Xavier Cortada
http://carta.fiu.edu/cwp/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/knight2.jpg
Knight Foundation Challenge Grant
The College of Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) and CARTA Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Adam Drisin have been awarded a 2013 Knight Foundation Challenge Grant

About Us

 

Create. Innovate. Inspire.

Imagine a College that is as creative, innovative, and inspiring as Miami; one that utilizes the power of the arts and design to generate solutions to social problems. With more than 2,000 majors in seven academic departments-Architecture, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Art + Art History, Communication Arts, Music, and Theatre, The College of Architecture + The Arts is proud to offer undergraduate and graduate students an intimate and nurturing atmosphere. While pursuing your degree, you will grow culturally as well as academically in a College that successfully blends theory, practice, and experiential learning into an array of course offerings in design, communication, visual arts, and the performing arts. You will have the unique experience of interacting with your highly recruited peers and our award-winning faculty in the College’s state-of-the art facilities.

We are FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts, but our friends like to call us, “CARTA.” (Take the C from College, the AR from Architecture, and the TA from The Arts.) Our College was formed in 2006 with one central vision: to be at the forefront of teaching, research, and service in art, design, performance, and communication.

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