Chair of FIU LAEUD is a 2015 Emerging Voice!


Roberto Rovira, Chair of FIU Landscape Architecture + Urban Design, has been selected by The Architectural League of NY as one of the 2015 Emerging Voices!

The Architectural League’s annual Emerging Voices Award spotlights North American individuals and firms with distinct design “voices” that have the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design. The jury reviews significant bodies of realized work and considers accomplishments within the design and academic communities. The work of each Emerging Voice represents the best of its kind, and addresses larger issues within architecture, landscape, and the built environment. This year’s jury included Cynthia Davidson, Susannah Drake, Mario Gooden, Louise Harpman, Paul Lewis, Toshiko Mori, Thomas Phifer, and Billie Tsien. Emerging Voices is organized by League Program Director Anne Rieselbach. (Source: The Architectural League of NY)

As a winner, Rovira will present a lecture on March 12th with Brian Phillips (ISA, Philadelphia). He will be introduced by Susannah Drake, principal and founder of dlandstudio pllc and a member of this year’s Emerging Voices committee. The lecture will take place at 7PM at the Scholastic Auditorium: 557 Broadway, New York. For ticketing information, click here.

The 2015 Emerging Voices are:

Benjamin Aranda and Chris Lasch
Aranda\Lasch, New York and Tucson

Manuel Cervantes Cespedes

Gabriela Etchegaray and Jorge Ambrosi

Alejandro Guerrero and Andrea Soto
Principals, Atelier ARS°, Guadalajara

Neri Oxman
Architect, Founder and Director, Mediated Matter Group, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge

Brian Phillips
Principal, ISA, Philadelphia

Roberto Rovira
Studio Roberto Rovira, Miami

Elizabeth Whittaker
Principal, Merge Architects, Boston

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For more information about the 2015 winners, click here.

Emerging Voices is generously supported by Elise Jaffe + Jeffrey Brown, Maharam, and the Next Generation Fund of The Architectural League. Architectural League programs are additionally supported, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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