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Design is Change

By | 2017-05-01T20:21:59+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Exhibitions|

March 23-May 5, 2017 Opening Reception: Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7PM Design is change Link to the view Change is Design Pages view book. Featuring more than 45 works, the exhibition “Design is change” shows how FIU citizen designers – teaming up with non-profit organizations—have applied principles of composition, design and storytelling to create [...]

Out of the Soil, Architecture From the New Modernist Forrest

By | 2017-05-01T15:12:15+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Exhibitions|

Out of the Soil, Architecture From the New Modernist Forrest April 21-May 12 Nick Gelpi Master Project Studio From a Formal Basis to a Material Argument This studio will explore new material concepts for architecture derived from deep investigations into the tectonics of trees, and the particular behaviors of wood as an organic building material. [...]

“There & Then” German Ruiz & Jose Luis Garcia

By | 2017-04-28T17:20:21+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Exhibitions|

  There & Then January 12- September 1, 2017 Opening Reception: January 12, 2016 at 7pm Artist: Jose Luis Garcia and German Ruiz Description: There & Then showcases the dual photographic perspectives of Jose L. Garcia and German Ruiz. This exhibit analyzes the connection between place and memory – from portraits and nocturnal landscapes to [...]


By | 2017-05-01T14:53:54+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Exhibitions|

April 27-June 15,2017 Main Gallery Curator: Colette Mello Opening Reception : April 27 at 7pm Exhibition celebrating the works of graduating MFA students: Javier Cuarezma, Victor Golden, Michael Gray, Roma Ingrid James, Diana Garcia, Susan Maas, Guido Mena and Sterling Rook. Miss You!, Wish You Were Here It is with great pleasure that we welcome [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: AT A GLIMPSE!

By | 2017-02-21T17:18:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Home Slider|

Miami Beach Urban Studios Mission:  The Miami Beach Urban Studios build upon the mission of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts by taking advantage of location, facilities, and resources in the heart of Miami Beach to use the power of architecture and the arts to engage local and global communities to create, innovate, and inspire [...]

Apply to the LEED ND/GA Accreditation Program

By | 2017-05-10T23:58:24+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Home Slider|

LEED ND/GA Accreditation Program URBSUM | Smart Cohort Miami - LEED ND/GA Accreditation Program Building the first talent & contracting pipeline for better urban planning Created in partnership with FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios, United States Green Building Council (USGBC) National, & EcoDistricts, we have created the first in person, fully certified LEED Green Associates [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: BREAKTHROUGH MIAMI

By | 2016-07-28T19:27:42+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Home Slider|

Breakthrough Miami and Growlight 3 week design camp at MBUS Breakthrough Miami 10th graders participated in our groundbreaking Knight-sponsored Growlight program June 20- July 8, 2016.  Thanks to a generous loan of laptops from Dell and Rhino3D software from Robert McNeel & Associates, the Breakthrough children are well on their way to a super-exciting summer experience where they will study the City [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: MiamiBeach Magazine

By | 2017-01-10T17:44:24+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Home Slider|

MiamiBeach Magazine Check out the Summer 2016 issue of MiamiBeach Magazine featuring innovative work by FIU faculty and students at the Urban Studios. Many thanks to Brandi Reddick at the City of Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Magazine for a terrific article entitled "Where Art & design Converge" featuring professors Eric Goldemberg, Jacek Kolasinski, [...]


By | 2016-07-09T20:33:09+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Home Slider|

Knights Arts Challenge This project explores a new multidisciplinary event on the theme of sea level rise. The site-specific includes videos, electronics, instrumentalists, singers, and dancers. The work is tentatively scheduled for premiere in December 2017. Team leaders include Orlando Garcia and Jacek Kolasinski, John Stuart, Campbell McGrath, Augusto Soledade, and Faena Art. This will [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: JACEK J. KOLASINSKI

By | 2016-07-14T19:53:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Home Slider|

Jacek J. Kolasinski Jacek J. Kolasinski is a New-Media artist, an Associate Professor of Visual Arts and the Chair of the Art and Art History Department at Florida International University. He came to the United States from Poland where he studied history and philosophy at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree [...]

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