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MASTER CLASS: ROBERT ZUCKERMAN AND MAYOR LEVINE, TUESDAY, 10/28/14 5PM
Robert Zuckerman tells the story of how, even though he’s paraplegic with a fatal genetic disease and a likely very limited time clock, he remains one of the world’s top ranked photographers on IMDB – the gold standard of the entertainment universe – and how, while he is giving his all to teaching and to […]
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REPYOURCUP 3D DRINKING VESSEL WINNERS
The competition is open to FIU MBUS students only.  How to Participate: 3D print an original 8oz (exactly) drinking vessel for cold beverages. Cups must be made in gray PLA filament provided by MBUS (ask ME for filament). Faculty and Friends of MBUS will jury the competition.  Jury date: Thursday, October 2, 6:30PM Studios. There […]
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC STUDENTS PERFORM AT ABILITY EXPLOSION LUNCHEON WITH MAYOR LEVINE AND STEVEN GUTTENBERG 10/17/18
Working with community partners, the Miami Beach Urban Studios offer a unique opportunity for local institutions and CARTA faculty and students to work together to solve local problems.  The flexible spaces at the Urban Studios allow for creative discussion and interaction among a variety of stakeholders.  And as in this case, the proximity of the […]
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PURCHASE AN MBUS T $20!
Support student scholarships and programs at the Miami Beach Urban Studios by purchasing for $20 a beautifully designed 100% cotton t-shirt celebrating the Miami Beach Urban Studios.  Available in multiple sizes—but only in cool, urban, b/w.  Get them for your friends and families!  Support the FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban […]
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JAIME LERNER WITH FIU STUDENTS SUPPORTED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION’S BENJAMIN DE LA PENA AND MATT HAGGMAN 10/13/14
Monday, October 13th, 11AM. Discussion with global architect, urbanist, and leader Jaime Lerner, former mayor of Curitiba, Bra The Miami Beach Urban Studios are a place for collaborative thinking and discussion towards new and innovative solutions.  In an informal conversation with MBUS Leadership Advisory Board member Benjamin de la Peña of the Knight Foundation, Jaime […]
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DUANE BRANT: “MIND MAPPING” THE SAUL OSTROW LECTURE
This is a page in the notebook of artist Duane Brant produced during a recent Art/Art History lecture at the Urban Studios.  Brant uses the sketch to note ideas and to seek new syntheses of the vast, and often frustratingly dense, clouds of information billowing forth from the speaker.  Thank you Duane for providing this […]
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TUESDAY WITH JULIAN KREEGER: HUGE SUCCESS, 10/28/14 7-8:30
Please join us for what will certainly be an informational and informal listening event that will engage our wonderful refurbished Wilson Sophia speakers made available to us through the generous assistance of sound consultant Peter McGrath, and Martin Ferrari and Ron Kinnear of Music Systems by Martin Ferrari.  
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NEW REVIEWS: ORLANDO JACINTO GARCIA CD!
One new review may be found on this RECORDS INTERNATIONAL POST.  A glowing review touching on the way in which Garcia paints with sound may be FOUND HERE by Italian music critic Ettore Garzia in a blog called Percorsi Musicali. Purchase the new album or sample portions of it on the toccataclassics.com website.   Click […]
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ALFRED KARRAM, JR; ADRIANO SALUCCI. BOARD LEADERS!
                The FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios is proud to present the outstanding members of the 2014–15 Leadership Advisory Board.  Thank you for your service to the FIU CARTA students! Ongoing links to member bios: Asi Cymbal Vanessa Grout Alfred Karram, Jr., […]
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PAMM UNDER CONSTUCTION PHOTOS BY DANIEL AZOULAY, OPENS 11/6/14
Join us for a spectacular series of photographs of the PAMM building under construction taken by Photographer Daniel Azoulay.  For more information about Daniel Azoulay see link here.
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ART/LANDSCAPE/ART INCIDENTAL MOSH PIT CONVERSATION. 10.17.14
Students, faculty, fellows, and visitors graciously agreed to participate in a totally spontaneous and somewhat unpredictable but fascinating mash-up conversation/presentation with Landscape Architect Daniel Vasini from the Dutch Landscape Architecture firm, West 8.  Participants included: Alastair Gordon (responsible for bringing Daniel into our midst); Roberto Rovira, Chair of the FIU Department of Landscape Architecture + […]
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NOW OPEN: FELLOWS GALLERY FEATURING THE WORK OF GARDNER COLE MILLER, BFA (FIU); MFA (’15)
For more information about how to apply to have an exhibition in the Fellows Gallery, please contact Brittni Winkler (bwink001@fiu.edu) or Colette Alhabahbeh-Mello (calha001@fiu.edu).
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GOING UP!!! “PAMM UNDER CONSTRUCTION”
Daniel Azoulay installing the exhibition, 10/31/14.  Opens 11.6.14.  For more information see this link.
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AMERNET STRING QUARTET PLAYS EARLY AND LATE BEETHOVEN (OPUS 18 & OPUS 135). 11/6/14 7:30PM
  For more information see the events calendar at the FIU School of Music.
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ASCAP/FIU WORKSHOP IN SPANISH FOR SONGWRITERS 11/3–4, 2014
This amazing experience is available to FIU students only!  Information on the application process found here!
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AMY CANCELMO’S STRANGE BEDFELLOWS EXHIBITION EXTENDED TO 11.6.14!
GALLERY WALK AND TALK: Curator Amy Cancelmo spoke to a large audience about her exhibition Strange Bedfellows, ON NOW For more information, see event calendar.
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MASTER CLASS: ROBERT ZUCKERMAN AND MAYOR LEVINE, TUESDAY, 10/28/14 5PM
Robert Zuckerman tells the story of how, even though he’s paraplegic with a fatal genetic disease and a likely very limited time clock, he remains one of the world’s top ranked photographers on IMDB – the gold standard of the entertainment universe – and how, while he is giving his all to teaching and to […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/RepYourCup-Winners-2014c.png
REPYOURCUP 3D DRINKING VESSEL WINNERS
The competition is open to FIU MBUS students only.  How to Participate: 3D print an original 8oz (exactly) drinking vessel for cold beverages. Cups must be made in gray PLA filament provided by MBUS (ask ME for filament). Faculty and Friends of MBUS will jury the competition.  Jury date: Thursday, October 2, 6:30PM Studios. There […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Ability-Explosion-Event-10.17.14.png
SCHOOL OF MUSIC STUDENTS PERFORM AT ABILITY EXPLOSION LUNCHEON WITH MAYOR LEVINE AND STEVEN GUTTENBERG 10/17/18
Working with community partners, the Miami Beach Urban Studios offer a unique opportunity for local institutions and CARTA faculty and students to work together to solve local problems.  The flexible spaces at the Urban Studios allow for creative discussion and interaction among a variety of stakeholders.  And as in this case, the proximity of the […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/MBUS-Tshirts.jpg
PURCHASE AN MBUS T $20!
Support student scholarships and programs at the Miami Beach Urban Studios by purchasing for $20 a beautifully designed 100% cotton t-shirt celebrating the Miami Beach Urban Studios.  Available in multiple sizes—but only in cool, urban, b/w.  Get them for your friends and families!  Support the FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Lerner-with-students.png
JAIME LERNER WITH FIU STUDENTS SUPPORTED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION’S BENJAMIN DE LA PENA AND MATT HAGGMAN 10/13/14
Monday, October 13th, 11AM. Discussion with global architect, urbanist, and leader Jaime Lerner, former mayor of Curitiba, Bra The Miami Beach Urban Studios are a place for collaborative thinking and discussion towards new and innovative solutions.  In an informal conversation with MBUS Leadership Advisory Board member Benjamin de la Peña of the Knight Foundation, Jaime […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Duane-Brants-notes-plus.png
DUANE BRANT: “MIND MAPPING” THE SAUL OSTROW LECTURE
This is a page in the notebook of artist Duane Brant produced during a recent Art/Art History lecture at the Urban Studios.  Brant uses the sketch to note ideas and to seek new syntheses of the vast, and often frustratingly dense, clouds of information billowing forth from the speaker.  Thank you Duane for providing this […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Julian-in-action-sm.png
TUESDAY WITH JULIAN KREEGER: HUGE SUCCESS, 10/28/14 7-8:30
Please join us for what will certainly be an informational and informal listening event that will engage our wonderful refurbished Wilson Sophia speakers made available to us through the generous assistance of sound consultant Peter McGrath, and Martin Ferrari and Ron Kinnear of Music Systems by Martin Ferrari.  
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Screen-Shot-2014-08-27-at-7.04.50-PM.png
NEW REVIEWS: ORLANDO JACINTO GARCIA CD!
One new review may be found on this RECORDS INTERNATIONAL POST.  A glowing review touching on the way in which Garcia paints with sound may be FOUND HERE by Italian music critic Ettore Garzia in a blog called Percorsi Musicali. Purchase the new album or sample portions of it on the toccataclassics.com website.   Click […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Alfred-and-Adriano2.png
ALFRED KARRAM, JR; ADRIANO SALUCCI. BOARD LEADERS!
                The FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Miami Beach Urban Studios is proud to present the outstanding members of the 2014–15 Leadership Advisory Board.  Thank you for your service to the FIU CARTA students! Ongoing links to member bios: Asi Cymbal Vanessa Grout Alfred Karram, Jr., […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/PAMM-Under-Construction-Final-Poster.jpeg
PAMM UNDER CONSTUCTION PHOTOS BY DANIEL AZOULAY, OPENS 11/6/14
Join us for a spectacular series of photographs of the PAMM building under construction taken by Photographer Daniel Azoulay.  For more information about Daniel Azoulay see link here.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Daniel-Vasini-10.17.14.png
ART/LANDSCAPE/ART INCIDENTAL MOSH PIT CONVERSATION. 10.17.14
Students, faculty, fellows, and visitors graciously agreed to participate in a totally spontaneous and somewhat unpredictable but fascinating mash-up conversation/presentation with Landscape Architect Daniel Vasini from the Dutch Landscape Architecture firm, West 8.  Participants included: Alastair Gordon (responsible for bringing Daniel into our midst); Roberto Rovira, Chair of the FIU Department of Landscape Architecture + […]
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Fellows-Gallery.png
NOW OPEN: FELLOWS GALLERY FEATURING THE WORK OF GARDNER COLE MILLER, BFA (FIU); MFA (’15)
For more information about how to apply to have an exhibition in the Fellows Gallery, please contact Brittni Winkler (bwink001@fiu.edu) or Colette Alhabahbeh-Mello (calha001@fiu.edu).
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Azoulay-hanging-show.png
GOING UP!!! “PAMM UNDER CONSTRUCTION”
Daniel Azoulay installing the exhibition, 10/31/14.  Opens 11.6.14.  For more information see this link.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Beethoven-inverted.png
AMERNET STRING QUARTET PLAYS EARLY AND LATE BEETHOVEN (OPUS 18 & OPUS 135). 11/6/14 7:30PM
  For more information see the events calendar at the FIU School of Music.
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/ASCAP-announcement-corrected.png
ASCAP/FIU WORKSHOP IN SPANISH FOR SONGWRITERS 11/3–4, 2014
This amazing experience is available to FIU students only!  Information on the application process found here!
http://mbus.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Amy-Cancelmo.jpg
AMY CANCELMO’S STRANGE BEDFELLOWS EXHIBITION EXTENDED TO 11.6.14!
GALLERY WALK AND TALK: Curator Amy Cancelmo spoke to a large audience about her exhibition Strange Bedfellows, ON NOW For more information, see event calendar.

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Miami Beach Urban Studios

Mission:  The Miami Beach Urban Studios build upon the mission of the College of Architecture + The Arts by taking advantage of location, facilities, and resources in the heart of Miami Beach to use the power of architecture and the arts to engage local and global communities to create, innovate, and inspire solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems.

Vision:  To build upon the vision of the College of Architecture + The Arts by utilizing the innovation, community engagement, and expertise afforded by its participating faculty members, facilities, and location to be at the forefront of teaching, research, and service in art, design, performance, and communication.

The Miami Beach Urban Studios offers undergraduate and graduate students a unique opportunity to study in one of the most vibrant, artistic urban centers in the world for one semester, while gaining valuable professional experience at design firms, and by working with innovative public, private, and non-profit arts organizations throughout the city.

Located in the iconic Art Deco 420 Lincoln Road building, the Miami Beach Urban Studios give students and faculty access to Miami Beach’s burgeoning arts and design culture. For a brief, early, and growing history of the building click here: 420 Lincoln Road Building History.

The Urban Studios provide expansive space for design and fine arts students, practice and performance spaces for music and theatre students as well expansive gallery/exhibition spaces and classroom space for use by the entire College.  The location is an ideal base for the study in arts, design and performance, for museum and gallery visits, and for exposure to the wealth of arts organizations located in Miami Beach.

The Miami Beach Urban Studios offer a full roster of courses enriched by Miami Beach’s unique artistic, historical, and cultural resources and by the extensive network of noted professionals, artists and performers who serve as visiting critics and mentors.

LINK TO A BRIEF TIMELINE OF THE MIAMI BEACH URBAN STUDIOS