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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

FIU’s Marilys Nepomechie and Gensler join forces to help combat rising sea levels in coastal cities – CARTA News

Rising seas have left coastal cities facing a harsh reality – new city design strategies may need to be implemented to combat the effects of climate change and the challenges of sea-level rise.   Marilys Nepomechie, associate dean for faculty and program development and professor of architecture in the College of Communication, Architecture + The [...]

By |2020-05-21T19:01:17+00:00May 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on FIU’s Marilys Nepomechie and Gensler join forces to help combat rising sea levels in coastal cities – CARTA News

Fifth annual international CRUNCH workshop hosted on Zoom – CARTA News

Thomas Spiegelhalter, associate professor from FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts and co-director of the Structural and Environmental Technologies Laboratory (SET Lab), hosted the fifth international conference of the collaborative E.U. Belmont/Horizon 2020 and NSF Climate Resilient Urban Nexus Choices (CRUNCH) workshop via Zoom on April 2. The two-day conference was originally [...]

By |2020-04-09T14:42:28+00:00April 9th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Fifth annual international CRUNCH workshop hosted on Zoom – CARTA News

Architecture alumnus inspires students to blur the line between architecture and film – CARTA News

A well-known creative director and visual effects designer, Architecture alumnus, Carlos Fueyo (’08), has cultivated a widely successful career blending the two things he loves most – architecture and film. Even before graduating from FIU, Fueyo and his mentors knew he had knack for digital designs. “When Carlos was a student in my [...]

By |2020-02-19T18:00:49+00:00February 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Architecture alumnus inspires students to blur the line between architecture and film – CARTA News

CARTA ALUMNI PREPARE STUDENTS FOR LIFE AFTER GRAD – CARTA News

During the week of February 3rd-7th, CARTA alumni from across all 8 departments visited the classrooms to participate in FIU’s seventh annual Panther Alumni Week (PAW). PAW is held annually at both the MMC and BBC campuses during the first week in February. CARTA invited its graduates to return as guest speakers in [...]

By |2020-02-11T16:06:15+00:00February 11th, 2020|News|Comments Off on CARTA ALUMNI PREPARE STUDENTS FOR LIFE AFTER GRAD – CARTA News

FIU student-designed 3D-printed model of stadium helps prepare police for Super Bowl – CARTA News

Miami-Dade Police are preparing for Super Bowl LIV with a highly detailed 3D-printed model of Hard Rock Stadium, made by FIU students, that unleashed innovative opportunities for training. “Law enforcement has never done something like this before for a Super Bowl. This is a first for us, and the students at FIU are [...]

By |2020-01-28T21:57:51+00:00January 28th, 2020|News|Comments Off on FIU student-designed 3D-printed model of stadium helps prepare police for Super Bowl – CARTA News