FIU Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Receives “Who is Who in Sustainability” Award and Gives Keynote Presentation at the Smart City Expo Miami 2023

Ebru Ozer, Associate Professor in CARTA’s Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design and expert in sustainability, was awarded the “Who is Who in Sustainability” Award at the 2023 Smart City Expo Miami: Building Sustainable Communities. The conference took place at the Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus where Professor Ozer also gave [...]

FIU Associate Professor Ebru Ozer Elevated to the American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows

Ebru Özer, ASLA, Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design and Director of Strategic Planning and Initiatives in the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts has been elevated to the Council of Fellows in the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for her exceptional contributions to [...]

Knight Foundation Awards Dr. Madeline Gannon’s “Open-Source Toolkit for Creative Robotics” Project

The FIU School of Architecture is proud to announce that Dr. Madeline Gannon, Researcher and Artist in Residence at the Robotics and Digital Fabrication Lab (RDF), has been awarded $92,000 by the Knight Foundation for her project “Open-Source Toolkit for Creative Robotics.” Dr. Gannon’s project is designed to make robotics more accessible and [...]

Associate Professor Eric Goldemberg and Professor Neil Leach participate in BIODIG 2023

The event, “A Manifesto for Architecture in the Emerging Millennium of the 21st Century” congregates an impressive lineup of speakers. This event is organized by the Institute for Biodigital Architecture & Genetics UIC Barcelona and is chaired by Professor Alberto T. Estévez. Professor Leach will be part of THE ROOF OF THE ARCHITECTURE [...]

FIU Associate Professor Jason Chandler Elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects Highest Membership Honor

Associate Professor Jason Chandler Elevated to AIA Fellow Jason Chandler, FAIA Jason Chandler, FAIA is an accomplished academic leader, noted educator and award-winning practitioner. He elevates the role of infill building as an important pedagogic tool and as a critical component in the fabric of the city. Members of the AIA College of [...]

FIU Interior Design alumnus Kenzie Leon Perry introduces design to young readers: New illustrated children’s book features FIU designer’s Black and Caribbean background

A portion of the proceeds from each book sale directly supports IIDA’s Design Your World program, which provides minority students early exposure to commercial interior design and architecture. After graduating with high honors in 2006 FIU Interior Architecture alumnus Kenzie Perry became a professional licensed interior designer—even launching his own brand. Perry is [...]

Landscape Architecture student and alum earn two national selections for the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Conference in San Francisco

Simone Stark, 2023 Masters in Landscape Architecture (MLA) candidate, submitted her presentation titled, “ Silhouscapes – A Digital Visualization of Local Ecologies through the Artform of a Silhouette.” It intends to be used as a digital educational tool that utilizes the visual art of silhouette as a core technique in plant species recognition [...]

FIU Landscape Architecture student project is selected for Green New Deal Superstudio and ASLA Florida Design Award

The Green New Deal Superstudio reviewers recently selected FIU’s Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design’s (LAEUD) students, Matthew Wagshol and Kevin Chong, for their project, FLOW: A Blue-Green New Deal for South Florida’s forgotten waterways. The project, which was also published in the JSTOR digital library publication, was selected as [...]

Spring Semester Highlight: ARCC-EAAE Conference – RESILIENT CITY

Environmental, climate, social, financial, and technological changes are among the catalysts that raise the question: How will our cities and landscapes adapt and thrive? This past Spring semester, the FIU School of Architecture hosted the 2022 Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) and the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) International Research Conference in [...]

School of Architecture Professor Ebru Ozer Honored with International Teaching Award

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design and CARTA Director of Strategic Planning + Initiatives Ebru Ozer received the 2022 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) Excellence in Teaching Award, Senior Level. The award, which recognizes excellence in creative, innovative, and effective teaching methodologies and practice, was presented at [...]