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A New Dean in Miami

From time to time, we try to present relevant news from the world of academia here on our DawnTown blog.  Since we are about promoting the architecture scene of Miami to the rest of world, it is only fitting that … Continue reading

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Peter Cavaluzzi FAIA Lectures on Open Transit: Transit Design for Urban Living

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New Face of Community Panel Discussion

The University of Miami, in partnership with AIA Miami, presents a discussion on residential co-ownership that has emerged over the last two decades in Germany. Developed by groups of individuals for a variety of motivations including affordability, higher ecological performance … Continue reading

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Rhythmicity by MONAD Studio

  MONAD Studio was founded by principals Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg in 2002.  Their firm is a design research practice with focus on spatial perception related to rhythmic affect, with explorations ranging from the scale of urban plans to … Continue reading

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Commission Approves UM Pedestrian Bridge

Photo courtesy of Miami-Dade County Useless 1 – ahem – U.S. 1 will be easier to cross now that Miami-Dade County Commissioners have approved this new pedestrian walkway.  Although this news is great for the university students, it comes a little too … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk to step down as Dean at The University of Miami

Architect, urban designer, town planner, co-founder of the New Urbanism movement, educator, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk holds many distinct titles but there is one that she will be shedding from her impressive resume.  Come July 1st, Plater-Zyberk will be stepping down from … Continue reading

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Haiti’s New Cathedral / Zaha’s New Building

  No, no, no, no, no.  Zaha is not building a new cathedral in Haiti so don’t let the title of this post confuse you.  Our friends at Archinect have posted not one, but TWO stories relating to Miami today, … Continue reading

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East West Dialogues – Modern Architectures in Florida

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Two Day Symposium on Informal Cities

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Brian Phillips Lecture: Weds. March 28th at 6pm

  Brian Phillips is founding principal of Interface Studio Architects, an architectural design and research office in Philadelphia. He holds a degree from the University of Oklahoma and an M.Arch from the University of Pennsylvania.  His writing and design work … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion on Affordable Housing

Four authorities will teach us about “Designing for Diversity: Affordable Housing for America’s Changing Demographics” tonight, Monday, March 26, at 6 p.m., Glasgow Lecture Hall, at the University of Miami School of Architecture. Refreshments will be served. Panelists: Sherry Ahrentzen … Continue reading

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Urban Mutations exhibit at Alliance Francaise, South Florida

                In the spring of 2010, I was fortunate enough to give a small presentation to a group of students from the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture in Nantes.  This opportunity arose from our … Continue reading

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Roberto Gottardi, architect of the National Art Schools in Havana lecture on March 5th

Architect Roberto Gottardi, who is one of the architects featured in the documentary film Unfinished Spaces, will lecture at the University of Miami School of Architecture, on March 5th at 6:00pm. Gottardi was born in Italy and graduated from the … Continue reading

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Andres Duany to Lecture at the University of Miami School of Architecture

                Love him, or hate him, Andres Duany knows how to command an audience.  His speeches have motivated crowds to the point of excitement and hope, and also to loud uproar and harsh … Continue reading

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University of Miami School of Architecture: Symposia 2012

The University of Miami School of Architecture is hosting a series of sessions presented by five international experts and the School’s faculty between February 15 and 24. The Spring Symposia is open to the University community and the public at … Continue reading

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