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February 10, 2014

Associate Professor Jaime Correa, Coordinator of the Master in Urban Design program, received the Charles A. Barrett Memorial Award at the Florida Congress for the New Urbanism summit meeting in Sarasota February 6 and 7. The award commemorates Charles A. Barrett, a renowned associate of the Miami firm of Duany Plater-Zyberk and Company and is awarded biannually. The Barrett Award was presented by Adjunct Professor Andres Duany for Prof. Correa’s exemplary talents in traditional architectural and urban design. The John Nolan Medal which recognizes an outstanding body of work, holding up examples of performance and achievement to which all New Urbanists may aspire was awarded to the City of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Professors Jaime Correa and Steven Fett participated in the 2010 Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Charrette that proposed public space intervention proposals and subsequently designed four public plazas which were completed in 2013.      

USGBC, Student Council and the AIAS have arranged a movie night this Wednesday, with popcorn, food, drinks and music, SOA Courtyard, 5:30 p.m. (movie begins at 6:30 p.m).  

The American Institute of Architecture Students is having a barbecue catered by Shorty's this Friday, SOA Courtyard, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.  

The final REVIT WorkshopI, led by instructor Mark D. Rothman, will be on Saturday, February 15, Glasgow Hall, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   


You are invited to apply for the Florida Association of Realtors Education Foundation Scholarship ($1,000 and above) for the fall 2014 semester - thanks to the sponsorship of the Florida Realtors Education Foundation in Orlando.  Students must be Florida residents with a Florida driver’s license or Florida State ID; funds can be used for out of state schools; you must provide transcripts for the last 3 years; 3 reference letters; proof of enrollment in the school or letter of acceptance to the school; students from all majors can apply.  Deadline to apply is February 28

The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach is proud to offer a six-week summer internship program for undergraduate and graduate students of architecture. The Anthony K. Baker Internship provides guidance and support to an architectural student or student of historic preservation whose work will have a long term beneficial impact on the Town of Palm Beach and the scholarship of its architectural history.  Applications are due March 14

Thursday, February 20 - Walter Hood Re-Imagines Opa-Locka’s Ali Baba Avenue, a lecture by Walter J. Hood, M.L.A. and M.Arch. and Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design, UC, Berkeley. Sponsored by the City of Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation in cooperation with the American Institute of Architects Miami Chapter and the University of Miami School of Architecture. Miami Center for Architecture & Design (MCAD), 100 N.E. First Avenue, Downtown, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. RSVP required.

Wednesday, March 5 - The Construction of the Port of Miami Tunnel: A Collaboration Between Architecture and Engineering, a presentation and conversation between Project Executive Louis Brais of the design-build contractor Bouygues Civil Work Florida and Project Architect Robert Lloyd, LEED AP, Senior Associate of ArquitectonicGEO, Glasgow Hall, 6:00 p.m.  Co-sponsored by the University of Miami School of Architecture and the College of Engineering.

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Rendering courtesy Jaime Correa, Steven Fett Architecture and ArchViz Miami.

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