Marta Canavés, ASLA (FIU LAEUD); Marilys Nepomechie, FAIA (FIU Architecture); and Katie Rothfield, LEED AP + C, IDEC (FIU Interior Architecture) were invited to present their work at the Miami Center for Architecture + Design on Wednesday, November 18th,, as part of the annual WiA 8 x 8 x 2 PechaKucha event.
Sponsored by the AIA Miami Women in Architecture Committee, 8 Women, 8 Slides, 2 Projects calls attention to the work of women architects and designers in Miami. This year, the event highlighted the work of women professors in the design fields.
University faculty, in the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and interior architecture, shared their research, professional, and academic projects. Canavés and Nepomechie presented 3 collaborative, multi-disciplinary funded research projects, undertaken with graduate students in the Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, and focused on urban geography, infrastructure, public space, and strategic planning for climate change and sea level rise. Professor Rothfield discussed the challenges and successes of teaching as she presented the work of her graduate lecture courses in the Department of Interior Architecture.