FIU Architecture faculty and students honored at 2020 AIA Miami Design Awards

Students and faculty from FIU’s Department of Architecture shined bright at the annual American Institute of Architects Miami Chapter (AIA Miami) Design Awards Gala on Oct. 3, 2020.   This year, AIA Miami held its annual design awards ceremony for outstanding design projects to architects and architecture students via Zoom. Like many organizations and institutions, AIA Miami found a way to adapt its annual gala and host it virtually to adhere to social distancing and [...]

By |2020-10-19T14:36:44+00:00October 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on FIU Architecture faculty and students honored at 2020 AIA Miami Design Awards

School of Architecture reinvents curriculum amidst COVID-19

The past year has brought about immense change to the curriculum at FIU’s School of Architecture (SOA). A discipline often rooted in collaboration and connectivity has had to find new ways to provide this same structure remotely. But the process for both the students and professors – while at times bittersweet – has [...]

By |2020-10-13T18:36:18+00:00October 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on School of Architecture reinvents curriculum amidst COVID-19

Architecture students envision Miami-Dade bus stops to provide shelter

If you have ever had to use Miami’s Metrobus system, there’s a good chance you were either beaten down by the sun or soaked through with rainwater as you stood waiting for your bus to arrive. This is because many of the bus stops in Miami-Dade have no shelter – a startling fact [...]

By |2020-10-12T17:46:42+00:00October 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Architecture students envision Miami-Dade bus stops to provide shelter

City of Miami Beach partners with FIU to develop a resilience vision campaign

The City of Miami Beach is excited to announce its partnership withFlorida International University (FIU) to develop an inspirational resilience visioncampaign that imagines what the tropical-metropolis would like in the year 2070 as thecity plans and adapts to sea level rise. “Creating innovative adaptations was a key part of the 2018 Urban Land [...]

By |2020-09-21T13:27:40+00:00September 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on City of Miami Beach partners with FIU to develop a resilience vision campaign

Planning for a carbon-neutral future with Miami Beach’s crunch chapter – CARTA News

Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time, with scientists and researchers all over the world working non-stop to help us get a better handle on the situation. Seeing that the City of Miami Beach is one of the most climate-vulnerable cities in the world, it’s no surprise that some [...]

By |2020-09-08T18:48:00+00:00September 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Planning for a carbon-neutral future with Miami Beach’s crunch chapter – CARTA News

Architecture’s Jaime Canavés awarded FAIA 2020 Gold Medal Award – CARTA News

Jaime Canavés, professor from the Department of Architecture, was awarded the Gold Medal Award at the 2020 AIA Florida/Caribbean Design & Honors Awards in August. The FAIA Gold Medal is one of eight Honor Awards and the highest Honor Award AIA Florida confers upon recipients. The Gold Medal Award recognizes an individual architect [...]

By |2020-09-02T13:15:45+00:00September 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Architecture’s Jaime Canavés awarded FAIA 2020 Gold Medal Award – CARTA News

In memory of William G. McMinn, founding dean of the School of Architecture – CARTA News

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of William G. McMinn, founding dean of the FIU School of Architecture, now part of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts. McMinn passed away on Friday, August 21 in Asheville, North Carolina at the age of 88.   William McMinn’s influence on our School of [...]

By |2020-08-27T19:25:58+00:00August 27th, 2020|News|Comments Off on In memory of William G. McMinn, founding dean of the School of Architecture – CARTA News

COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester – CARTA News

As the start of the fall term approaches, the university has implemented new procedures and guidelines to keep Panthers safe. Read on to learn about the student-specific updates coming to FIU and the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts this fall.    Panthers Protecting Panthers   Panthers Protecting Panthers is FIU’s repopulation plan for Fall 2020. It is meant [...]

By |2020-08-12T14:20:50+00:00August 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester – CARTA News

From Dean Brian Schriner – CARTA News

Dear FIU CARTA graduating class of Summer 2020, As we move forward in this time of uncertainty, I want to congratulate you on successfully completing this semester and your college career while overcoming the challenges presented to you. The 2019-2020 academic year has yielded many points of pride and has given the College of Communication, Architecture [...]

By |2020-07-31T13:27:50+00:00July 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on From Dean Brian Schriner – CARTA News

Tonkinson Foundation to enhance students’ experience through new CARTA Medallion award – CARTA News

Imagine learning musical techniques first-hand from a Grammy Award winner, or getting acting tips from a renowned Hollywood actor as part of the curriculum. Wouldn’t it be great, if while earning a degree, students had the opportunity to learn directly from the leading actors, musicians, designers or architects in the field? That’s exactly [...]

By |2020-07-20T15:05:40+00:00July 20th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Tonkinson Foundation to enhance students’ experience through new CARTA Medallion award – CARTA News