Flew in from Miami Beach: Russian Architecture Redefines Convention

The UAR’s exhibition at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Rick Bell, FAIA One of the major highlights of the 2010 AIA Convention was an exhibition, in the second floor west gallery of the Miami Convention Center, consisting of 24 extraordinary and unconventional projects from the Russian Federation. The vibrant show was sponsored by the Union … Continue reading “Flew in from Miami Beach: Russian Architecture Redefines Convention”

FitCity Miami: Strolling beside the Sea

Michelle Obama turned 50 the same day last week that AIA Miami hosted Fit City Miami: Health & the Built Environment. The full-day conference at Miami-Dade College’s Wolfson Campus brought together architects, planners, designers, developers, public health professionals, and academics to address how building design and policy decisions can improve health outcomes in communities. Although … Continue reading “FitCity Miami: Strolling beside the Sea”

Long Beach Says Hello to New Expressways… for Bikes

Recently the Long Beach City Council agreed to partner with Miami-based Decobike to implement NY State’s first bike share program. While it is a shame that the roll-out is expected to happen this fall — rather than during the high season of the summer — I am looking forward to seeing how the program develops. … Continue reading “Long Beach Says Hello to New Expressways… for Bikes”

Sighted

04.12.14: Developer Robert Wennett; keynote speaker Bernard Tschumi, FAIA; and AIANY 2014 President Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, at the closing of the 102nd Annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) meeting, held at the Herzog & de Meuron-designed 1111 Lincoln Road in Miami.

The AIA has selected the 2012 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, including: 8 House by BIG; 41 Cooper Square by Morphosis Architects; and The Standard by Ennead Architects… 2012 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture include: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects; HyundaiCard Air Lounge by Gensler; and … Continue reading “”