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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

PANTHER ALUMNI WEEK 2020: CARTA ALUMNI PREPARE STUDENTS FOR LIFE AFTER GRAD

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 PANTHER ALUMNI WEEK 2020: CARTA ALUMNI PREPARE STUDENTS FOR LIFE AFTER GRAD

FIU+Bauhaus 100th Anniversary Study Abroad Workshop

Name(s): Eric Peterson and Darci Pappano Major: Senior Instructor Architecture Department (Peterson) & Instructor Interior Architecture Department (Pappano) Program Name: FIU + Bauhaus Workshop What pushed you to create the study abroad program?  In 2015, FIU CARTA signed an agreement with Bauhaus Stiftung Dessau (The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation) endorsing the exchange of students and scholars and artists between our [...]

By |2020-01-13T19:30:27+00:00January 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on FIU+Bauhaus 100th Anniversary Study Abroad Workshop

My Experience Walking on Water

On November 7th, FIU Architecture hosted its 30th Annual ‘Walk on Water’ (WOW) event which brings together students enrolled in Professor Jaime Canaves’ “Materials & Methods of Construction” class to compete in a uniquely styled race in which participants work in teams to create ‘shoes’ that can ‘walk’ across the FIU Green Lake. [...]

By |2019-11-26T23:15:46+00:00November 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on My Experience Walking on Water

Staff Spotlight: Michelle Fields, Academic Advisor for School of Architecture

Michelle has seven years of advising experience which started in Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, then in 2015 became an advisor for FIU’s Department of Politics and International Relations and the Pre-Law Advisor. In 2018, she became part of the CARTA family as an advisor for the School of Architecture. She hold [...]

By |2019-10-30T20:35:57+00:00October 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Staff Spotlight: Michelle Fields, Academic Advisor for School of Architecture

FIU Interior Architecture and U.S. Construction Corp. to host 33rd annual Festival of the Trees Event

FIU College of Communication, Architecture, + The Arts and FIU Department of Interior Architecture Department invite you to the 33rd annual Festival of the Trees event and fundraiser on Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at Miami Design District’s premier event space: The Moore Building. All net proceeds will benefit FIU’s [...]

By |2019-10-25T20:23:51+00:00October 25th, 2019|News|Comments Off on FIU Interior Architecture and U.S. Construction Corp. to host 33rd annual Festival of the Trees Event

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Charlotte Raynaud, Senior Special Events Manager, School of Architecture

Born in Panama of Bolivian and French decent raised in Miami, Charlotte is the Senior Special Events Manager at the School of Architecture at FIU. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management and has been in the events industry managing high-end catering events for 10 years, within multiple venues and [...]

By |2019-09-27T19:56:17+00:00September 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Charlotte Raynaud, Senior Special Events Manager, School of Architecture