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Appointment of Professor Rovira | Department Chair of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design – CARTA News

Dear CARTA Colleagues, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Roberto Rovira as Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design effective January 6, 2020. Roberto brings to the table a wealth of experience as a seasoned professional and educator. Since his joining FIU in 2005, he has established himself as a leader [...]

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENT WINS FLAA CURRICULUM CHALLENGE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – CARTA News

FIU Landscape Architecture + Environmental Urban Design student, Selene Basile (MLA ’20), was announced as a winner of the Future Landscape Architects of America 2019 Curriculum Challenge Award of Excellence for her lesson plan, Intro to unsuccessful Landscape Design. What is the Future Landscape Architects of America Curriculum Challenge?The FLAA Curriculum Challenge is a competition [...]

FIU+Bauhaus 100th Anniversary Study Abroad Workshop – CARTA News

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 two [...]

My Internship at Palm Beach County Parks & Rec – CARTA News

Name: Austen Cabret Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL Degree/Major: Landscape Architecture Where did you intern? What did you do there?For the past two years and three months, I’ve been an intern at the Parks and Recreation Department within the Planning Division of Palm Beach County. During my time there, I created graphics, contributed to [...]

My Experience Walking on Water – CARTA News

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. [...]

FIU ARCHITECTURE AND FIU LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE RANKED BY DESIGN INTELLIGENCE 2019 – CARTA News

America’s Top Ranked Architecture & Design Schools from Design Intelligence offers a perspective from three key audiences: the professionals who hire architecture and design graduates; the deans, program chairs, and department heads who help form architecture and design education; and the students and recent graduates who have an up-close view of the architecture [...]

3 CARTA FACULTY AND ALUMNI AWARDED AT THE ARTCENTER/SOUTH FLORIDA’S ELLIES – CARTA News

This past month the ArtCenter/South Florida announced its 2019 recipients of the Ellies Visual Arts Awards. Over 500 artists and educators submitted proposals to these competitive awards and forty-four winners were selected. Three of the forty-four recipients were faculty from Florida International University’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts. Amongst the School [...]

Michelle Fields, Academic Advisor for School of Architecture – CARTA News

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 [...]

Charlotte Raynaud, Senior Special Events Manager, School of Architecture – CARTA News

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 [...]

Alumna Leads First Annual FIU x UF Design Student Charette – CARTA News

Tricia Keffer, FIU Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design alumna recently led a first annual design charette between students from Florida International University (FIU) and the University of Florida (UF). A charette is defined as the intense final effort made by architectural students to complete their solutions to a given architectural problem in an [...]

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