Archinect - News 2015-04-21T07:49:44-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/125530527/the-underline-holds-public-interest-meetings-in-miami The Underline holds Public Interest Meetings in Miami Joachim Perez 2015-04-17T23:44:00-04:00 >2015-04-20T21:03:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j0/j0wdcy9w3ztyg68z.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Our vision is to transform the underutilized land below Miami&rsquo;s MetroRail, from the Miami River to Dadeland South Station, into an iconic linear park, world-class urban trail and living art destination.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jh/jh50gsghi671m1hy.jpg"></p><p>The Underline is a proposal to activate the 10 mile space underneath Miami&rsquo;s elevated metro rail into an urban trail.&nbsp; This initiative was a collaboration between the organizers of The Underline nonprofit, The University of Miami School of Architecture, and Miami Dade County.&nbsp; Recently, James Corner Field Operations won a proposal to develop a master plan for the area.&nbsp; This is a continued involvement by the firm, as they already are developing strategies for the Lincoln Road area of Miami Beach, and developed Knight Plaza between the art and science museums in Downtown Miami. &nbsp;</p><p>Over the course of this weekend, organizers and volunteers of The Underline are putting together public meetings to gauge ideas from the locals of what they want for the future linear park.&nbsp; Holding interactive presentations, members of the community were asked to vote on preselected ideas by Field Operations, write in their own ideas, draw out ideas on maps showcasing the scope of the project, and open poste...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/125432358/umsoa-to-propel-neighborhood-revitalization-with-650-000-from-knight-foundation UMSoA to Propel Neighborhood Revitalization with $650,000 from Knight Foundation Joachim Perez 2015-04-16T12:56:00-04:00 >2015-04-20T20:31:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wb/wbi0q80b6gm66wwv.jpg" width="255" height="254" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;The School of Architecture has a long history of helping to reshape and revitalize the South Florida community,&rdquo; said Rodolphe el-Khoury, dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. &ldquo;We are pleased that Knight Foundation has chosen to support this unique project that will have a lasting impact on communities in need of assistance.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.miami.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Miami</a>&nbsp;School of Architecture today announced a plan to bring &ldquo;third places&rdquo; &ndash; community spaces, marketplaces, incubators and training centers &ndash; into two underserved Miami neighborhoods with $650,000 from the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.knightfoundation.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">John S. and James L. Knight Foundation</a>.</p><p>The Third Place Project will create spaces that provide resources and support to entrepreneurs, creatives and civic leaders in these neighborhoods, as a way to foster their ideas and break down barriers. It will also help transform these neighborhoods and create opportunities for local businesses, by establishing inexpensive spaces for startups and hubs for arts, culture and entertainment. The grant will support&nbsp;<a href="http://www6.miami.edu/momentum2/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Momentum2: The Breakthrough Campaign for the University of Miami</a>.</p><p>&ldquo;A major challenge in the Miami metro area is the disconnect between extraordinarily wealthy neighborhoods and boom areas and long-struggling urban neighborhoods such as Allapatah, Little Haiti and Opa-locka,&rdquo; said&nbsp;<a href="http://arc.miami.edu/people/faculty/charles-c-bohl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Charles Bohl</a>, associate professor an...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124126906/mixed-response-to-the-new-university-of-miami-soa-design-studio-building Mixed response to the new University of Miami SoA design studio building Alexander Walter 2015-03-30T14:35:00-04:00 >2015-04-01T21:12:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d1/d1527e29116bb47276458566a1c12840.jpg" width="454" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new design studio building for the School of Architecture (SoA) is expected to be completed by spring 2017. While some say the addition is long overdue, other architecture students are concerned with the building&rsquo;s look. [...] Underwood says he was also disappointed in the absence of input from students and faculty in the design process.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related announcement on the&nbsp;Archinect school profile page of the&nbsp;University of Miami School of Architecture:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/schools/release/5208403/coastal-construction-funds-design-studio-at-the-university-of-miami-school-of-architecture/121590045" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Coastal Construction Funds Design Studio at the University of Miami School of Architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/118884483/get-lectured-university-of-miami-spring-15 Get Lectured: University of Miami, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-01-21T13:08:00-05:00 >2015-02-05T11:39:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9k/9kzov0pyrs22hqay.jpg" width="514" height="405" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the University of Miami School of Architecture with their 2014-15 Tecnoglass Lecture Series, a year-long program focused on a theme specific to the UMiami SoA. This year's theme is "Call to Order", which examines the renewed interest in history, typology, and order currently observed in architectural theory and practice.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Unless noted, lectures take place on Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. in Glasgow Hall, Perez Architecture Center. Listed below are upcoming events only.</p><p><em>Jan 21</em><br><strong>SYMPOSIUM: Young Ancients</strong><br>Wonne Ickx / Producto...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110640681/get-lectured-university-of-miami-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Miami, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-06T13:30:00-04:00 >2014-10-14T13:04:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mz/mzvjbyqfnlgkrl5v.jpg" width="514" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>For today, we have two posters from the University of Miami School of Architecture. First is their "Call to Order" lecture series, which is "thematically centered in the concept of a reappearence of a larger engagement with history, precedent and typology in the work of many architects practicing around the world."</p><p>The school's secondary series is titled "CURRENTS", which is dedicated to architects and designers visiting the Miami area, and are engaged in timely relevant topics.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Interviews in "Call to Order" begin at 12 p.m in Korach Gallery...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100170754/university-of-miami-names-new-school-of-architecture-dean University of Miami names new School of Architecture Dean Alexander Walter 2014-05-21T14:03:00-04:00 >2014-05-28T20:02:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5e3d0xkok0jed6p0.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A distinguished leader in contemporary architecture and urbanism has been named the new dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. Rodolphe el-Khoury, who currently serves as director of urban design at the University of Toronto&rsquo;s Daniels Faculty and is a partner in the design firm Khoury Levit Fong, will join the University of Miami beginning July 1.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Watch el-Khoury's recent TEDxToronto talk on &ldquo;Designing for the Internet of Things&rdquo; below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/63804390/university-of-miami-school-of-architecture-hosts-competition-to-rebuild-haitian-cathedral University of Miami School of Architecture hosts competition to rebuild Haitian cathedral Archinect 2012-12-20T13:08:00-05:00 >2012-12-24T15:23:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ea/ead6af6b76de3e7910dc945826b9ca55.jpg" width="316" height="218" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] the University of Miami School of Architecture, in partnership with the Archdiocese of Port-au-Prince and Faith and Form Magazine, has organized a competition to choose the design for the new Cathedral. In the past year, 250 architects around the world have collaborated to submit 134 plans for the reconstruction.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>