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University of Miami Hosts Sustainability Workshop for High School Students

07:30 - 10 December, 2015
University of Miami Hosts Sustainability Workshop for High School Students, Eco-Tent Shelter Prototype for the Everglades National Park, Florida, Design/Build, 2012 by UM School of Architecture. Image Courtesy of University of Miami School of Architecture
Eco-Tent Shelter Prototype for the Everglades National Park, Florida, Design/Build, 2012 by UM School of Architecture. Image Courtesy of University of Miami School of Architecture

The University of Miami School of Architecture Center for Community and Urban Design (CUCD) teamed up with Miami-Dade County and an innovative builder of net-zero housing to talk resiliency and sustainability with students in the COAST Academy at Cutler Bay Senior High School.

Miami Marine Stadium and Basin

13:23 - 1 February, 2011
© Arseni Varabyeu
© Arseni Varabyeu

Miami Marine Stadium, designed by architect Hilario Candela in 1963, hosted many events – political rallies, boat races, concerts, church services, television shows, movie set for Clambake staring Elvis Presley, and was an important part of the Miami area until 1992 when it fell to disrepair. After much dialogue and arm twisting the Miami Marine Stadium is to be preserved many thanks to the Friends of Marine Stadium. Original architect Hilario Candela, along with Jorge Hernandez, Catherine Lynn and students from the University of Miami’s Architectural Preservation Studio, have created a concept for the revitalization which has been incoprated officially in the to the Virginia Key Masterplan. A hopeful 2012 grand re-opening is planned for this important local neighborhood civic plaza.

More photographs following the break.