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Walk On Water Celebrates its 25th Year with Local Media Coverage
For the 25th year in a row, FIU Department of Architecture Professor Jaime Canaves challenged his students to create floating shoes and race across a 175-foot-wide campus lake on the north side of the Steve and Dorothea Green Library. The result was Walk on Water, the university tradition that comprised more than 40 students scrambling […]
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Daniel Azoulay Opens ‘PAMM Under Construction’ at MBUS
Daniel Azoulay, architectural photographer, opened PAMM Under Construction on Thursday, November 6th at The College of Architecture + The Arts | Miami Beach Urban Studios. The exhibition presents a series of photographs Azoulay took during the construction of the Pérez Art Museum Miami, which opened in December 2013. In addition to the opening reception, Fernando […]
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‘Miami 2100′ Exhibit on Sea-Level Rise Opens at Coral Gables Museum
Miami 2100: Envisioning a Resilient Second Century — an exhibition co-curated by FIU College of Architecture + The Arts faculty Marta Canavés, FIU LAEUD Associate in Design and Marilys Nepomechie, FAIA, FIU Professor of Architecture — has opened at the Coral Gables Museum. FIU Architecture Instructor Eric Peterson, working with a team of architecture and landscape architecture students, configured the exhibition galleries, and constructed a large-scale model […]
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FIU Shines at AIA Miami Awards!
FIU’s School of Architecture was recognized for various achievements at the 60th Annual AIA Miami Design Awards Gala on Friday, November 7th, which was held at the historic Alfred I. DuPont Building in Downtown Miami.
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CARTA Dean Brian Schriner Visits Alumni at ZYSCOVICH Architects
On Monday, November 17th, the College of Architecture + The Arts Dean Brian Schriner visited ZYSCOVICH Architects to meet with the over 20 CARTA alumni that work on the firm’s staff.
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Walk On Water Celebrates its 25th Year with Local Media Coverage
For the 25th year in a row, FIU Department of Architecture Professor Jaime Canaves challenged his students to create floating shoes and race across a 175-foot-wide campus lake on the north side of the Steve and Dorothea Green Library. The result was Walk on Water, the university tradition that comprised more than 40 students scrambling […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/architecture/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/12/IMG_04671.jpg
Daniel Azoulay Opens ‘PAMM Under Construction’ at MBUS
Daniel Azoulay, architectural photographer, opened PAMM Under Construction on Thursday, November 6th at The College of Architecture + The Arts | Miami Beach Urban Studios. The exhibition presents a series of photographs Azoulay took during the construction of the Pérez Art Museum Miami, which opened in December 2013. In addition to the opening reception, Fernando […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/architecture/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/12/IMG_0516-e1415392176400.jpg
‘Miami 2100′ Exhibit on Sea-Level Rise Opens at Coral Gables Museum
Miami 2100: Envisioning a Resilient Second Century — an exhibition co-curated by FIU College of Architecture + The Arts faculty Marta Canavés, FIU LAEUD Associate in Design and Marilys Nepomechie, FAIA, FIU Professor of Architecture — has opened at the Coral Gables Museum. FIU Architecture Instructor Eric Peterson, working with a team of architecture and landscape architecture students, configured the exhibition galleries, and constructed a large-scale model […]
http://carta.fiu.edu/architecture/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/12/AIA3-e1416334362461.jpg
FIU Shines at AIA Miami Awards!
FIU’s School of Architecture was recognized for various achievements at the 60th Annual AIA Miami Design Awards Gala on Friday, November 7th, which was held at the historic Alfred I. DuPont Building in Downtown Miami.
http://carta.fiu.edu/architecture/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2014/12/FIU-Alumni12-648x372.jpg
CARTA Dean Brian Schriner Visits Alumni at ZYSCOVICH Architects
On Monday, November 17th, the College of Architecture + The Arts Dean Brian Schriner visited ZYSCOVICH Architects to meet with the over 20 CARTA alumni that work on the firm’s staff.

Laptops + Software

Laptop Initiative

The School of Architecture requires all students to own a laptop computer and specific software for use in instructional courses. Equipment purchased within the last two years will generally accommodate the required software. The hardware and software specifications are meant to serve as guides.

 

Hardware Expectations

As an FIU student you are eligible to purchase hardware with educational discounts from University Technology Services. Students are expected to own an updated PC or Mac laptop.  Some suggestions include computers with Intel core i5 or i7 processors, at least 6GB of memory, 1GB dedicated for the graphics card, and at least 500GB of hard drive memory.

 

Software Expectations

As an FIU student you are eligible to purchase software with educational discounts from University Technology Services. All students are expected to acquire the latest version of Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Maya, Adobe Creative Suite Design Premium, SketchUp, Rhino and a video editing program such as Adobe AfterEffects or Final Cut Pro. Additional software may be required for certain courses.

 

Security

It is recommended that students purchase both hardware and software security systems for their laptops. Many computer companies sell both hardware and software security systems for their laptops. You can also check out FIU’s University Technology Services.