VISITING FULBRIGHT RESEARCHER DR. MICHAL DOMINCZAK LECTURES
ON THE LAW AND URBAN SPACE
Dr. Michał Domińczak, visiting Polish Research Affiliate for the Fulbright Senior Advanced Research Awards Program, will speak on the Law and Urban Space: Legal Factors in Built Environment throughout History. An Assistant Professor and Architect at the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning at Lodz University of Technology, Poland, he has been researching form-based codes while remaining with UM for a year. This Wednesday, March 26, Glasgow Hall, 6:00 p.m.
SPEAK UP WITH PROF DAVID STEINBERG ON WEDNESDAY
Public Speaking Workshop led by Professor David Steinberg, Director of Debate and Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies. Signup sheet located in the SOA Academic Services office. Pizza and drinks will be served at noon. This Wednesday, March 26, Glasgow Hall, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
PROFESSOR PARK CONTINUES DIGITAL DESIGN WORKSHOPS
Assistant Professor Ju Hong Park continues the ‘Digital Design Workshop’ series. This week, the workshop will be on Rhino Rendering. Next week April 5, the workshop will be on Sketch Up Rendering. Nineteen students max. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. This Saturday, March 29, Building 48D, Third Floor, Multimedia Classroom, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
IN OTHER NEWS
THE FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM: ENGAGING WITH THE WORLD
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships abroad for one academic year to graduating college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals. The Fulbright Program is one of the most prestigious awards programs worldwide operating in over 155 countries. More than 325,000 persons from the United States and other countries have participated in the program since 1946.
THE VILLAGERS SCHOLARSHIPS IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION
The Villagers, the local non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of historic sites, will award five scholarships to the University of Miami SOA for Fall Tuition or the Fall Abroad Program on Awards Day in May. For one scholarship at $5,000 or four at $3,000 each, pick up an application in the (Office of the Dean at SOA no later than March 29).
IBIS YEARBOOK IS HIRING STUDENTS FOR STAFF POSITIONS
The Ibis Yearbook is hiring for 2014-2015 staff positions. If interested, applications are due Friday, March 28 at 6 p.m. Email email@example.com with your resume, cover letter and completed application.
PETITION ON STUDENT LOAN PROPOSAL
There is a Bill before the House of Representatives which would authorize HUD to create a program that would allow current architecture students and recent grads to work with community design centers in underserved areas in exchange for assistance with college loans. Your signature on the petition will help.
50-STORY RESIDENTIAL TOWER PROPOSED FOR MIAMI BEACH
Developers Crescent Heights and The Related Group (Jorge M. Perez, CEO) are partnering on a proposal to build a 50-story residential tower on Alton Road in South Beach. The tower was designed by Perkins & Will (Professor Jose Gelabert-Navia is head of the Miami office). The project includes a three-acre public park which Miami Beach-based designer, Justine Velez, founding partner of Urban Robot Associates hopes will alleviate flooding. Model and presentations available at the Related South Beach Sales Center, 91 Collins Avenue.
April 2 Design | Machine | Learning, a lecture by School of Architecture Assistant Professor Juhong Park, specialist in building technology and currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Glasgow Hall, 6:00 p.m.
April 3 School of Architecture Annual Career Fair. For more information, contact Julia Pizarro at firstname.lastname@example.org. Bank United Center, Hurricane 100 Room, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
April 9 Intern Development Program (IDP) Presentation and Lunch, sponsored by the AIAS. IDP identifies the required comprehensive experience that is essential for the independent practice of architecture and licensure. Kimberly Tuttle, AIA from NCARB and Professor Allan Shulman will speak on the 9th. Sign up at the SOA Academic Services office. For more information, click on IDP Guidelines and IDP e-News. Rinker Classroom, 10:30 to noon.
April 8, 9 and 10 SOA under the direction of Professor Jean-François Lejeune will host an international seminar between the University of Miami and “Sapienza” University of Rome - URBAN MORPHOLOGY AND DESIGN: ROME IN MIAMI.
[April 8] Urban Morphology: Methods for Urban Design, a lecture by Giuseppe Strappa (Professor “Sapienza”, University of Rome). Architecture Library at 9:30 a.m.
[April 9] Italian School of Typology and Morphology, Saverio Muratori and Gianfranco Caniggia, a lecture by Alessandro Camiz, (Post-doctorate, “Sapienza”, University of Rome, and Adjunct Faculty and Visiting Lecturer, University of Miami). Glasgow Lecture Hall, 6:00 p.m.
[April 10] Urban Form: Settlement and Process, N.Y., Boston and Philadelphia, a lecture by Paolo Carlotti (Researcher “Sapienza”, University of Rome). Architecture Library at 9:30 a.m.