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The Architectural Club of Miami
- 1977 - 1992 (Creation)
Compilation of records, memos, and lists of Architectural Club of Miami events from the files of Rocco Ceo and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk.
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Gilda Santana has a Master’s in Library and Information Science from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; a Master of Science in Architecture from the School of Architecture, University of Miami, and a Bachelor of Art from Bard College where she majored in Art History. She joined the faculty of the University of Miami Libraries in 2007 as Head of Architecture Information and Resources to direct the Paul Buisson Architecture Library. In 2013 she became the Librarian for Art & Art History. She actively serves in several library organizations, including the Association of Architecture School Librarians (AASL) and the Art Libraries Association of North America (ARLIS). Her research interests are focused on facilitating a culture of design research through studio embedded-librarianship and the adoption of new technologies in Architecture and Art related disciplines.
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The Architectural Club of Miami was founded in October 1977 as a not-for-profit corporation registered in the state of Florida. Created as forum for promoting and challenging architectural ideas, the Club sponsored lectures, exhibits, and events that featured prominent architects, urbanists, and theoreticians from around the world. Membership was open to professionals, students and patrons of architecture.
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Gift of compilation of Architectural Club of Miami lecture files from Prof. Rocco Ceo, Board of Directors 1991-1994
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Gift of compilation of organizational history by Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, co-founder and President 1977-1981.
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- Santana, Gilda B. (Creator)