"Cites have the capability of providing something for everybody only because, and only when they are created by everyone for anyone" Jane Jacobs
Sustainable urbanism is not regarded as a priority for those who make its policies, and subsequently, it's not met with the level of urgency. The conversations held at the kitchen table about the financial and sociological struggle to obtain and maintaining affordable living is drowned out by the decisions made by policymakers…
We would like to cordially invite you to join us for a community discussion at the FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios
ARC+ Nextgen Housing Panel Discussion
Panel to include:
Marcelo Fernandes - Grove Properties / Oxford Universal
Avra Jain - The Vagabond Group
Hernan Guerrero - Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida
Dirk Spiers - Spiers New Technologies
James Carras - Carras Community Investment
Margi Nothard - President/Design Director - Glavovic Studio
Avra Jain, hosted students from the FIU School of Architecture & the Arts to an informative site visit exploring MiMo Architecture and the historic renovation of The Royal / Knoxon.
MiMo/BISCAYNE BOULEVARD HISTORIC DISTRICT
"Statement of Significance:
The importance of Biscayne Boulevard cannot be overemphasized as it began and still remains a principal north/south artery through Miami. The buildings constructed along this wide corridor illustrate Miami’s changing fortunes; its changing demographics and the resultant change to the character of this principal thoroughfare.