For the fall 2018 semester ARC+ Cheoff, Levy and Fishman Architects will be leading a group of FIU Architecture students in an exploration of two vital local issues on Miami Beach, workforce housing, and sea level rise adaptation. With the guidance of Professor's Henry Rueda, Juan J. Alayo, and Elite Kedan, students are creating architectural visions for the proposed Collins Park Artist Housing Project. See below for more information from the City of Miami Beach….
“Clearly, as in all of South Florida, housing – or rather the lack of affordable housing across the income spectrum – is a major community concern. My job is to leverage what I have to make something better for those looking to live here.”
Although the schedule of a graduate assistant is quite busy we were able to have a sit down with Sandra Mustieles. She shared her experience learning on site while participating in the Buildgreen program.
- An Interview with Sandra Mustieles - Budding Architect & Graduate Assistant
Designer Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses? The concept is at the heart of WikiHouse, an open source construction kit that means just about anyone can build a house, anywhere.
Each year, The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) invites people from all over the world—including scientists, designers, architects, activists, artists, planners, entrepreneurs, and students—to submit their innovative solutions to humanity’s most pressing problems.