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Miami Beach Urban Studios: AT A GLIMPSE!

By | 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 [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: BREAKTHROUGH MIAMI

By | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: MONAD STUDIO

By | June 22nd, 2016|Home Slider|

Monad Studio at the Urban Studios MONAD Studio was founded in 2002 by Design Principals Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg. Eric Goldemberg is an architect and Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at FIU.  His studio was formed to explore and develop spatial perceptions in relation to rhythmic affect. Projects—which have ranged from building [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: GELPI PROJECTS

By | June 22nd, 2016|Home Slider|

Gelpi Projects at the Urban Studios Nick Gelpi is an architect and Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at FIU. At the Urban Studios Nick works with clients on projects as well as conduct research in a space where art, design, and technology come together. To learn more about Nick Gelpi click, HERE or [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: ROBERTO ROVIRA

By | June 22nd, 2016|Home Slider|

Studio Roberto Rovira at Miami Beach Urban Studios Roberto Rovira is the principal of the interdisciplinary Studio Roberto Rovira, recognized for its creative approach in the fields of landscape architecture, public art, and design.  He completed a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 1990, and a Masters in Landscape Architecture at [...]

Miami Beach Urban Studios: JOURNALISM + MUSIC

By | June 22nd, 2016|Home Slider|

Documentary Film Class The students and faculty members pictured above were in professors Orlando Jacinto Garcia's and Moses Shumow's documentary film classes, in which four collaborative documentary films were created during the Spring 2016 semester. To learn more about the Journalism + Media click, HERE!  


By | June 22nd, 2016|Home Slider|

Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design  From urban centers to national parks, from regional greenways to neighborhood playgrounds, landscape planning and design is one of the most effective, economical, and valuable methods of holistically addressing such topical issues as clean water, transportation patterns, open space protection, and community planning. In 2008, Landscape Architecture was [...]

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