Wind Turbine

By |2023-07-17T14:27:15-04:00July 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Florida International University (FIU) Contributes to Research on Wind Damage Mitigation for Coastal Areas Coastal areas in the US are prone to strong winds, including hurricanes, which can damage roofs. To address this, researchers developed the Aerodynamics Mitigation and Power System (AMPS), which uses wind turbines to reduce wind damage and [...]

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2023 TOM FIU Makeathon

By |2023-06-14T14:47:38-04:00June 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|

  The energy was electric as the second TOM FIU Makeathon took place at the SOA Miami Beach Urban Studios on April 1-2, 2023. This extraordinary event brought together the brightest minds from the TOM: FIU Community, a groundbreaking initiative that revolutionizes the way we address unmet physical needs in our local region. With the [...]

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Welcome to Summer 2024 at SoA MBUS!

By |2024-05-03T09:49:30-04:00April 21st, 2021|Home Slider|

Welcome to FIU School of Architecture Miami Beach Urban Studios! In the vibrant heart of Miami Beach discover SOA MBUS where creativity thrives and innovation takes center stage. Our dynamic collaboration hub offers state-of-the-art facilities, including an innovation lab equipped with a laser cutter, 3D printers, plotters, and computers. Unleash your imagination and [...]

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Ongoing Exhibitions

By |2024-05-21T12:04:44-04:00March 17th, 2021|Home Slider|

Works from the FIU Student Archive 1975 to the Present ExhibitionOn view through June 10, 2024. Miami Beach Visual Arts Gallery.Since 1975, at least two thousand photographs by FIU students accumulated in a closet in the VH111 photo lab at the MMC campus. Some of these mostly 8×10 inch black and white photographs were [...]

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2024 TOM FIU Makeathon

By |2024-03-18T10:39:52-04:00February 28th, 2021|Home Slider|

The 2024 TOM FIU Makeathon held at FIU SOA MBUS stands as a testament to the boundless potential of innovation and community collaboration. Over the course of two electrifying days, students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines converged to confront real-world challenges with vigor and creativity. Fuelled by a shared passion for making a [...]

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2023 Growlight Breakthrough Miami 3D Printing Summer Camp

By |2023-07-14T14:54:48-04:00February 26th, 2021|Home Slider|

These are images from the 2023 summer session.  Growlight/Breakthrough Miami is a four-week summer camp held at the Miami Beach Urban Studios that focuses on design, art, technology, urbanism, and public policy around support for those with disabilities. Growlight is a summer program that provides an intense and enjoyable introduction to architecture and the related [...]

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FIU 3D Printed Face Shield Open Source Information Page: 10,727 Assembled and Distributed!

By |2022-06-02T11:53:53-04:00April 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

The FIU Face Shield-Mask project. The FIU face-shield-mask project innovates and utilizes FIU CARTA's and the broader university's innovation talent to create a face shield and face mask combo to support situations in which individuals need to wear a face mask, but need to have their full face visible to those around them. Below: Photo-collage [...]

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