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Exceptional alumni: Aida M. Lora Architectural Associate III

Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Interior Architecture alumna Aida M. Lora moved to Miami in 2012 to pursue her dream of earning her master’s degree. After graduating from FIU in 2016 with a master’s in Interior Architecture, Lora worked with AECOM Miami as an interior designer. She is currently working at [...]

By |2020-11-16T22:40:41+00:00November 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Exceptional alumni: Aida M. Lora Architectural Associate III

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

Designing for a dignified end: Compassionate spaces for dying alone in the age of social distancing

The pandemic and its subsequent social distancing rules have brought into sharp focus a long-standing grievance in quality of healthcare design: the experience of patients dying alone in hospitals. As a recent editorial in the “Journal of Intensive Care Medicine” declares “…of all the harrowing images of the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps none is [...]

By |2020-09-14T17:51:11+00:00September 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Designing for a dignified end: Compassionate spaces for dying alone in the age of social distancing

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

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

What you need to know about Fall 2020: COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester

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 What you need to know about Fall 2020: COVID-19 training and guidelines for the upcoming semester

Three CARTA faculty members honored as 2019-2020 Top Scholars

Each year, President Mark B. Rosenberg and Provost Kenneth G. Furton recognize faculty members who, over the past year, had significant achievements in research and teaching. They are commended through the annual FIU Top Scholar Awards. This year, three outstanding faculty members from the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts were honorees. [...]

By |2020-08-05T16:55:22+00:00August 5th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Three CARTA faculty members honored as 2019-2020 Top Scholars

Congrats Summer ’20 CARTA Grads: From Dean Brian Schriner

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 Congrats Summer ’20 CARTA Grads: From Dean Brian Schriner

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

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

Exceptional Alumni: Esperanza Muino

Why did you decide to come to FIU and to our Interior Architecture program? In 1992, I got married and moved to Florida. After 20 years of marriage and three wonderful, lovely and gorgeous daughters, I raised a family. I dedicated all those years to teaching my kids how to succeed in life, [...]

By |2020-06-05T18:07:37+00:00June 5th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Exceptional Alumni: Esperanza Muino

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

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
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